‘Front Page’ Category
June 4, 2012 by wcobserver
The Washington County Observer’s Editor and Publisher, Steve Winkler sat down with “On the Air” host (and frequent WCO columnist) Richard Drake for a rousing interview about running a small-town newspaper in these rough-and-tumble times. “On the Air with Richard Drake” is a Community Access Television show that Drake, a veteran of the media world, has been hosting for more than 20 years. Part 1:Read More...
May 25, 2012 by wcobserver
The Observer’s going to take a summer break between Memorial Day to Labor Day. Loyal readers can still find us writing occasional Facebook posts. If we can muster the energy, we’ll also have a fortnightly newsletter. Public service announcements are available from WestForkers.com and Patty Baker’s Active Citizens email list.Other information sources include bulletin boards at the West Fork and Winslow city libraries; the Bank of Fayetteville in West Fork; West Fork City Hall; and the new information kiosk at the West Fork recycle center. For gossip try Jake’s and That Place in West Fork; The Mercantile and Mikey’s in Winslow; and the breakfast crowd at the Greenland Mini-Mart./div> The Observer owners and staff will use the time to reorganize. When we return, we will be structured as either a writers’ collective, a consumer and/or producer co-op or an educational non-profit. If you’d like to participate in this new venture contact us with your ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org Now, go out and have some fun …Read More...