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Once again, the summer season is approaching in our northern corner of the state. Last weekend brought the influx of fisher-folks, many anxious to be up in our beautiful area and away from the metro … more
The aerial spraying of Ely with an unknown (knowing one ingredient in the concoction hardly suffices) chemical composition is a bureaucratic decision to maintain a bureaucracy in spite of their over … more
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders may not be able to achieve his ultimate goal of a single-payer, universal health care system any time soon. But his outspoken support for what he calls … more
For the past 14 years, our Cook-Orr Editor Tom Klein has been an integral part of the Timberjay’s editorial staff. His official title, while limited to Cook and Orr, didn’t express the breadth of … more
Greenwood Township has become a case study in why units of government need to follow the rules, and have consequences when officials ignore policies or the law. At their meeting this week, for … more
I am pained to learn about a very fine journalist Tom Klein and his struggle with liver disease.  I am wishing Tom well and luck that a donor can be found.  He is such a great guy, always fair and … more
Yesterday I was working on this column and it just wasn’t flowing. Quite the opposite, like trying to get glue out of a tube that was opened a year ago…not rock solid, just enough squeeze to keep … more
Gov. Mark Dayton has the opportunity to put some money behind his apparent belief that Ely’s future lies in a quality of life economy, rather than copper-nickel mining. The governor’s recent … more
With the results of Tuesday’s mid-Atlantic state primaries now in, it is clear that Vermont Independent Senator Bernie Sanders won’t be the Democratic Party’s standard-bearer in this fall’s … more
The April 15 Timberjay article on a recent Ely School Board meeting included an encouraging report from K-6 Principal Anne Oelke on growing enrollment numbers. Hoping this trend will continue, she … more
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