Veteran reporter John Colson retiring

“'People, I think, need newspapers or some equivalent of newspapers to keep them informed… about what’s going on around them so people can make educated decisions about politics, about society, about whatever,' he said. 'I believe an informed electorate is critical to the American Experiment at the very least, and maybe to the future of the world.'"

Source: www.soprissun.com

Posted on: September 21, 2017

The Ski Industry Is Lobbying for More Immigration. Here’s Why.

"The National Ski Areas Association is pushing hard to encourage Congress to save the J-1 visa program, which could be in jeopardy under the Trump Administration, and to boost the H-2B visa, which is designated for temporary, non-agriculture workers, to help alleviate hiring crises at ski resorts around the U.S."

Source: POWDER Magazine

Posted on: September 20, 2017

New water chief: Collaboration crucial to meeting future needs

"An initial estimate for paying for projects identified in the new water plan in coming decades was about $20 billion — already a daunting amount — but Mitchell’s agency now believes the price tag could be twice that much when the cost of water quality projects, generally involving water or wastewater treatment, are included."

Source: www.gjsentinel.com

Posted on: September 20, 2017