William Loeffler is a playwright and journalist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He worked 15 years writing features for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He has also written travel stories based on his trips to all seven continents. He and his wife, Michelle, ran the Boston Marathon in 2009.
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Afton When he gives a reading from his memoir "Real Mountains," Dan Seftick does so as a parent. "I guess I don't really consider myself an author, just a grieving dad trying to make sure his son is remembered and loved," said Seftick, who lives in Afton with his wife, Sue. The book, published last fall by Beaver's Pond Press, pays tribute to Seftick's son, Gregory Seftick, 31, and a friend who died in an avalanche April 16, 2011, in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.
Washington County Washington County cannot continue to hold down property taxes if the state keeps requiring them to provide more programs and services without money to pay for them. That's the message county commissioners and staff will convey to their state representatives and senators at the Washington County Legislative Reception Feb. 12.
Washington County cannot continue to hold down property taxes if the state keeps requiring them to provide more programs and services without money to pay for them. That’s the message county commissioners and staff conveyed to their state representatives and senators at the Washington County Legislative Reception Feb. 12.
They entered the Washington County jail as criminal offenders. They’ll leave as published writers. And in case anyone on the outside doesn’t believe it, they can show them the anthology of their poems, titled “Our Makeup Hides It Well.” Between its covers, seven female inmates raise their voices, petition the stars, sing their blues and suture their scars with words. Yellow Medicine It’s a cold Nov morning,
The Washington County Board of Commissioners began the new year with the swearing in of three members who won re-election to their respective districts in November.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office will equip its deputies with body worn cameras starting in January. The cameras will be part of a multifunctional software package installed in a chest-mounted...
Mary and Joseph had problems long before they saw the “no vacancy” sign at the Bethlehem Best Western. The teenage Mary’s parents opposed her marriage to Joseph. You can do...
While a stiff ocean breeze fluttered the flags and palm trees at Pearl Harbor, Simon Miller of Woodbury played "Taps" on his trumpet. The mournful notes echoed off the gray hull off the USS Battleship Missouri Museum, where an audience stood on the deck. Down on the dock with Miller stood the other members of the South Washington County Marching Band, composed of students from East Ridge, Park and Woodbury high schools.
The Washington County Board of Commissioners recently honored Oltman Middle School math teacher Teresa Willkom for her 20 years of service in the volunteer cleanup program Adopt-A-Highway.
A grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety will expand the ability of Washington County law enforcement to fight sex trafficking.