If one could wave a magic wand and reduce the number of tobacco smokers by more than 10 percent, the percentage of adult alcoholics by 12 percent, the percentage of those suffering from chronic depression by more than half, most people would do so. Although no magic wand exists, finally society is getting a grip [...]
Our view: Gathering raises questions about open meeting law; What is its purpose and what constitutes a violation?
On June 24 three Stillwater city council members attended an informational meeting hosted by the Downtown Revitalization Committee about potential plans for downtown Stillwater once the lift bridge closes. With a five-member council, three members is considered a quorum, which means it’s enough to conduct official business. The meeting, at which Stillwater’s community development director [...]
“Breaking Bad” TV show actor Steven Quezada had several strong messages for about 4,000 educators recently gathered to discuss charter public schools. At a conference sponsored by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, (http://www.publiccharters.org) Quezada began, “Thank you, thank you, thank you for recognizing that children learn in different ways.” Then he talked about [...]
It looked like a giant egg. But it was an egg that cost $50,000 and could tell you more about your body than you probably ever wanted to know. It’s at HealthEast’s Woodwinds campus in Woodbury, and it’s one of only a few in the state. I had come to get my body composition measured [...]
If you picked up a copy of The Gazette from this time last year and compared it to the paper today, we hope you’d notice a difference. And we hope you’d like the change. We’ve been working hard to make The Gazette better, so it can better serve the community and your needs. Last year, [...]