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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Hold Ronan trustees accountable

Editor, It appears that the Ronan cross country team will begin the season in two weeks without an assistant coach hired due to politics. Following a successful 2011 season with the girls’ and boys’ cross country programs, I was not re-hired as head coach because I was attending monthly board ...

Westland Seed demolishes 50-year-old silo

RONAN- Westland Seed owner David Sagmiller reclines in his office chair and looks out the window towards one of his oldest grain silos as a demolition crane tears it to shreds. Shaking his head, he says, “It’s hard to see it go. I started working there when I was 14 years old; that’s the la...

Don’t miss ‘Murder’

Editor, Murder in the real world is not synonymous with humor. In theater, murder — rather the contemplation of murder — can be hilariously comical. The play “Murder at the Howard Johnson’s” is exactly that: a comedy of errors that had my husband and me chuckling and outright...

‘Pat’s Pals’ win ALS golf tourney

RONAN — It only seemed fitting that the team called Pat’s Pals won the 10th annual Sagmiller/Williams ALS Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 7. The tournament is played annually in memory and honor of Ken Sagmiller and Pat Williams, both avid local golfers who succumbed to ALS, or Lou Gehrig&rs...

Golf Scramble to benefit KSKC

PABLO — KSKC Public TV is sponsoring a Golf Scramble on July 14 at the Silver Fox Golf Course in Pablo with shotgun starts at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit the operational costs for the nonprofit public television station. Teams can sign up at the Silver Fox or call 675-PUTT (7888) for more in...

Final note Final note

RONAN- After 25 years of music, friendship, golf and nearly $150,000 raised in scholarship money for Mission Valley students, Tim Ryan's Writer's Night will end on Friday the 13th at the Mission Mountain Golf Course. Originally from St. Ignatius, Ryan's family has been in the Mission Valley for six genera...

Proposed ordinance restricts rights

Editor, On June 25, the Ronan City Council moved a “community decay” ordinance to a second reading. The ordinance is not in its final form yet, but the motion was passed with a 3-2 vote. The community decay ordinance was discussed on June 11. The original discussion was on keeping yards cle...

Graduates’ generosity appreciated

Editor, Good fortune comes in a variety of forms. A trip to the post office this week really made our day here at the Boys and Girls Club. Apparently we have some young people who are looking out for us in this community. Members of the 2012 senior class ended their high school years with a balance in ...

Ronan resident, veteran dies after DUI arrest

RONAN — According to a press release from the Lake County Sheriff’s Department, Gregory Robert Avila, 22, died Saturday morning, June 23, of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Avila was arrested earlier that same day for driving under the influence and was believed to be an enrolled tri...

Meet 509: Ronan’s super-bull

RONAN- Jerome Stenberg’s prized bull, named “509,” has the potential to change the Angus industry worldwide. Born in 2006, 509’s genetic makeup is incredibly rare and could be exceedingly important to ranchers, consumers and conservationists alike. The bull has sired thousands of c...


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