6:28 PM Mar 23, 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

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.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

City commissioner Brett Fuqua came out pretty strong against fired police Chief Kim Nuesse after she filed a lawsuit last week in federal court.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Recently I've discovered jango.com, a commercial-free radio station online. It's the best.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Police action at Perkins Schools

After getting a couple of calls last Friday from parents of students in the Perkins school district, we learned that, yes, indeed, there had been a lockdown at Perkins High School and another at Briar Middle School on Thursday.

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.

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