After an agonizing and expensive 20 months, the Civil Service Commission did the right thing Wednesday: It voted to reinstate police Chief Kim Nuesse, effective immediately. 

6:49 PM Apr 9, 2010

In this age of "transparent" governments, I thought it would be good to compile a list of some of the public documents that have not yet seen the light of day:

*The report that led to Perkins police Lt. Al Jenkins firing (estimated cost to taxpayers, $10,000);

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

Ever since the election in November my interest in national politics has disappeared. Not there. First time since Nixon. Some kind of blind faith has taken over.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

Get stimulus money

U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur led a meeting of local public officials last week, where the turnout was amazing and Kaptur was direct.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

The irony is just when you need them most, budget cuts for the Erie County Jobs and Family Services agency, and peer agencies across the five-county region, make it more difficult to provide all the services agency workers would like to provide.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

City commissioner Pervis Brown Jr. is the wild card on city commission, and ex-officio Mayor Craig Stahl needs to speak his truth about city finances.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

In a recent letter to the editor, a reader from Sandusky asked what the Register might write in an editorial about the Perkins Schools teachers in hot water over double payments they received on health benefits po

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

Here's a thumbs up to Ottawa County Sheriff Bob Bratton, who on Saturday expressed some anger about the lake rescue of 134 ice fishers near Crane Creek State Park.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

The move by some area bar owners to repeal the state ban on smoking in small neighborhood taverns sure is interesting, and it's not likely to be overturned without a court case. And a court case might be just what the doctor ordered.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

Just how Gov. Ted Strickland will pay for the funding hike he’s proposed for Ohio’s public schools remains to be seen. At least he had the guts to put it on the table, however, and keep with the timeframe he established when he took office in January 2007.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010
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