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by Michael Boyink Managing Editor Douglas County Herald [email protected] There are often weeks when it feels like, as a newspaper editor, I should say something. And there are often weeks when it’s hard to know what to say. Then there are weeks when both of those are true. This is one of those weeks. I…

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Local content. As we interact with you, our readers, via email, phone or in-person we often hear that phrase. It’s not like we keep formal statistics, but it seems like we hear those two words used about equally in two different ways. Half of the conversations will be from people expressing appreciation for the local…

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by Michael Boyink Managing Editor  [email protected] Just about every Friday and Monday, the Herald office gets a number of phone calls from subscribers who didn’t get their newspaper. It’s not just Ava – we’ve talked with newspaper editors from around the region and everyone is experiencing late deliveries.  I’ve written a Snoop about this before,…

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Snoop: Monoliths and Subscriptions

To answer my question from last week, the monolith in Romania lasted six days. Since then, additional monoliths have been found in: Pine Mountain, California Las Vegas, Nevada Oudehorne, Netherlands Isle of Wight, UK South Boulder, Colorado Chia, Columbia Rumors abound. Some suspect a global marketing campaign. Aliens are still suggested as a source. And…

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by Michael Boyink/Managing Editor [email protected] “We don’t know.” There are times when those three words can strike fear into the heart of even the most stalwart.                But there other times when they are my most favorite words. We’re an advanced society.  We explore the deep ocean. We put convertibles into space. We retrofit humans with…

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The Snoop

Well, I warned you. This week we debut a mild visual refresh of the interior pages of the Douglas County Herald. There might have been a better time to do it than a (short) holiday week.  But, like with many things in life, if you try to wait until you are completely ready it seems…

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Changes Coming

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Snoop – Boyink

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Facemask Debate Moritorium

By Michael Boyink You. Over there. In the face mask. You follow the CDC guidelines. You believe what the experts say. You want to protect others.  And you. Over there without a face mask. You don’t trust the media. You believe COVID-19 is like other viruses and we’ll get past it once herd immunity is…

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