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The Aug. 7 Timberjay reports on a consultant’s housing study presented to the Ely City Council, Economic Development Authority, and Housing Redevelopment Authority.  The focus of the study, or at … more
Twenty-three centuries ago, Aristotle aptly described the means of persuasion, valid to this day. Ethos appealed to credibility, logos to reason and pathos to emotion. Each rhetorical form can be … more
I started hearing about Bernie Sanders and— already tired of the childishness of this political go-round—thought, “Who’s Bernie?”  And what makes Bernie different from all the others who … more
David Dill created a legacy as one of northern Minnesota’s staunchest supporters. His death after a courageous battle against cancer leaves a big gap that will be a challenge to fill. Although … more
The Ely Echo’s August 1 editorial states that “we will no longer include the term ‘sulfide mining’” and that “[u]nless there is a company proposing to mine sulfides,” the Echo will call … more
I and many others greatly appreciate the Timberjay’s on-going coverage of the actions of the Crane Lake Water and Sewage District (CLWSD). This letter is in response to the most recent article … more
The 1970 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty gives the signatories the “inalienable” right to peaceful nuclear development and prohibits manufacture of nuclear weapons.  One hundred ninety nations … more
Cook is contemplating restoring a local police force, following the lead by other cities that cut their police but revived them after increases in Local Government Aid. But before the city commits … more
While the political circus that is the Republican presidential contest has been entertaining self-satisfied Democrats in recent weeks, there are ever-increasing signs of trouble in paradise. The … more
What a week it was up in Ely, where I live!  Summer baseball ended, the annual Blueberry Festival ran its three-day stretch during hot, humid weather, and my brother and I sold our family cabin on … more
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