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Shelf Awareness: A discussion on print vs. e-books

It seems that nowadays readers identify themselves as either passionate print or e-book enthusiasts. I’m certainly not the first to weigh in on this...
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On the Beat: A Spring Training column from 2006

As a former longtime Arizona resident and a lifelong baseball fan, spring was always a favorite time of year. That’s right, I’m referring to...
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On the Beat: Learning to swim important for our young people

Holding on to the side of the municipal swimming pool with my head under the water during the summer of ’71, the instructor asked...
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Love of Learning: What the right to vote means to women

Today is International Women's Day (March 8). It is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Susan B....
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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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