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2017 Leprechaun Loop

DSC_0052 Fable Wallace charges around the kids’ 1k course. DSC_0057 DSC_0088 From left, Wyatt...

Frozen Moments: Feeding Frenzy

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Borough Briefs May 12

An ordinance amending definitions in municipal code relating to vehicles and guided tours by vehicles passed first reading by the Borough Assembly on May 4.

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This issue, we cover local tutoring options for GED exams, the future of the old fire hall and a Borough Assembly discussion on supporting local ivory artists.

The Windy One puts out the call for stories

A little leftover wind from last season to start us off: this was found in the deep dark corners of the bookstore this winter, down among the candy wrappers, dust bunnies and Christmas tree needles….

  • Letters to the Editor

    Letters to the Editor

    It’s good to be home I would like to personally thank each and every one of you for your support, concern, prayers, get-well cards, phone calls and visits during my stay in Seattle for heart surgery a few weeks ago. I have...

  • Police & Fire Blotter: March 6-20

    Police & Fire Blotter: March 6-20

    March 6th A winter watchman light was reported at a local residence. The responsible party was contacted. An officer assisted with a vehicle lockout. March 7th An officer responded to an auto-dialer 911 call. March 8th A loose...

  • Marjorie Newell

    Marjorie Newell

    Marjorie (Marj) Newell started her journey on June 20, 1930. Her parents, Frank and Flo Geller, were former teachers who homesteaded a ranch near Dalton, Nebraska. Marj was the youngest of five siblings: Lucille, Roger, Robert, Charles and herself. Only Robert Geller of Fort Collins, Colorado survives.

  • Police & Fire Blotter Feb. 21-March 5

    Police & Fire Blotter Feb. 21-March 5

    February 21st A loose dog was reported. A report was received of a potential domestic dispute. February 25th A request for the On Duty Provider was received. February 26th A dog was reported missing. The owner later reported the...