Archive | December 10, 2013

BY OLIVIA NOVOTNY – PONY EXPRESS This piece is provided by Hoof Prints, a partnership between the Stillwater Gazette and The Pony Express, Stillwater Area High School’s student newspaper. “Swimming has been my life — I never get tired of it,” said Elmer Luke, who volunteers as assistant coach for the Stillwater Area High School swim [...]

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Plenty of snow storms have blown through Stillwater in Anne Larson’s lifetime. When she was a child and the snow flew, she’d grab her toboggan and head for Olive Street, where she’d slide down the steep incline with her friends. “We’d slide down the hill and watch the dray wagons on the way up and [...]

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The lawsuit stemming from the August 2012 death of 9-year-old Jack Ariola Erenberg after being exposed to an amoeba after a late-summer swim in Lily Lake was closed  and dismissed with a judgment from 10th District Court Judge Susan Miles Dec. 5. The lawsuit, filed by the boy’s father Jim Ariola, charged the city of [...]

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BY DANNY TYREE – SYNDICATED COLUMNIST Back in elementary school when I was hand-writing my newspaper, The Lewisburg Snoopy Nose, I never dreamed what sort of tools journalists would be using today. Unless I fell asleep watching “The Jetsons,” that is. You know those unmanned drone planes that we’ve been using to target and eliminate [...]

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