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This week I was in a discussion where the concept of freedom came up, and I’ve been tossing it around in my mind ever since. What does freedom mean to you? Looking beyond the flag-waving … more
The release last week of the EMSRB’s rural ambulance assessment for the Tower Area Ambulance Service, raises some interesting questions— some of which we’d like to see the … more
This story begins in March of 2007 when I took ownership of a nearly one-hundred-year-old dwelling in one of Virginia’s south side neighborhoods. It continues over the next fourteen years while … more
It would be a mistake for officials in Greenwood Township to think the recent dismissal of a criminal complaint against the town’s two top fire officials means case closed. While the … more
316-382-3381.That was the very first phone number I ever memorized, the home phone number for the Colburn family, beginning in the mid-1960s when we only had to twirl the dial using the last five … more
The Ely School Board was wise to resist calls for prohibiting “I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness,” by author Austin Channing Brown. The book recounts one … more
When I was growing up, I thought the “Dog Days of Summer” were days in mid-August when all the algae started appearing in the lakes and the best days of swimming had come and gone. … more
We hope that the July jobs report will put an end to claims that the extra pandemic-related federal unemployment benefits were keeping people from going back to work. That talking point, which … more
A month ago I retired from the position of program coordinator at the Ely Folk School, and I am just beginning to figure out how to use my time and energy differently. I am still involved in … more
We suspect that the vast majority of Timberjay readers have already been vaccinated for COVID-19. As a newspaper, we’ve made a concerted effort to keep our region well-informed on the virus and … more
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