Housing survey contains few surprises

Kevin Wilson A lot of data compilation, and very little surprise. That’s what the city discovered when it put together results of its affordable housing survey, commissioned in June with responses gathered over a month. “We sent out 3,000 surveys, mailed out randomly throughout the community,” said Claire Burroughes of the city. “It was also […]

Military Update: Disabled retiree money lacking

By Tom Philpott Active duty and reserve component members are closer to landing a 3.4 percent basic pay raise next January, which would be the 11th consecutive annual increase set higher than private sector wage growth. But in approving a $550.4 billion fiscal 2010 defense authorization bill and $130 billion for wartime operations last week, […]

Lacking context, outrage uneven

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ columnist Cue the outrage — must you even ask why? OK, you must. Barack Obama was on Leno last week. And the topic of Obama’s poor bowling skills came into play, to which the President said his score was on par with the Special Olympics. One of my right-leaning friends was […]

Clovis Community College Q&A

The Clovis Community College Board of Trustees election for District 1 and District 4 seats will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 6. Early voting at the Curry County Courthouse ends Friday. The following questions were posed to candidates. Gayla Brumfield and Dr. Ken Merritt are vying to represent District 1, and […]