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Shelf Awareness: How to find your next great read

Last month, I discussed how to set some attainable reading goals and outlined my personal reading challenge for the year. I chose to focus...
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On the Beat: No spectators at games is tough pill to swallow

During an intense offensive attack, senior Braedyn McNeely controls the ball in the right corner and then finds senior teammate Alivia Pittman over the...
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On the Beat: Take advantage of free financial coaching

The email immediately caught my attention in the early afternoon hours on Tuesday because it originated from right here in Philomath: “Strengthening Rural Families...
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Frye column: A few words on self-identifying ‘journalists’

In 2021, I acknowledge my first professional year outside daily journalism since the turn of the century, when I gave it all up for...
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On the Beat: Events like the Frolic & Rodeo contribute to our quality of...

A lot of work goes on behind the scenes to put on the Philomath Frolic & Rodeo each summer. Although the celebration in 2020...
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Love of Learning: What we love about Philomath

Philomath comes from the Greek words “Philo” (which means “loving”) and “math” (which means “that which is learnt.") You combine the two and you...
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On the Beat: A 5-foot-3 Monkee, an offended coach, that Secret Service run-in and...

Reporters that work in the news business long enough usually have their fair share of interviews with famous people. In my 33 years as...
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Shelf Awareness: This year’s reading goals

As 2021 kicks off, I have been conjuring up my intentions for the next 330-some days left in the year. Every year we participate...
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On the Beat: The importance of a community’s chamber of commerce

The solopreneur existence that I’ve carved out for myself as publisher of a hyperlocal digital news site involves a lot of hard work. The...
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On the Beat: ‘Mind and the body are all interwoven’

Thoughts about growing old remain tucked away in the corners of my mind. There are fears about developing serious health issues and becoming a...
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