August 7, 2019

Mayoral race passes halfway point; candidates gearing up for scramble to the finish

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – We’ve reached the midway point of the city mayoral contest, and the two candidates vying for the office are counting on […]
July 29, 2019

Well-done Wayne day offered fitting tribute

A July 16 editorial dealt with the city celebrating the first Gen. Anthony Wayne Day. Being a lifelong student of local history, I felt compelled to address […]
July 15, 2019

CONTINUING COVERAGE: Mayoral candidate Tim Smith responds to recent ‘Trash Talk’ problems

FORT WAYNE, IND. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Fort Wayne’s NBC spoke with Republican Mayoral Candidate Tim Smith this afternoon. The issues with Red River have made […]
July 15, 2019

Fresh thinking available to 5th District voters

Recently, Taylor Vanover, Republican candidate for City Council, proposed to include neighborhoods and business districts in infrastructure improvements. He would support giving each district council member […]
July 15, 2019

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Trash needed city’s attention

When it comes to issues that really matter to the average citizen of a city like Fort Wayne, trash collection has to be near the top. […]
June 25, 2019


Many residents have complained about trash collection since January 2018 when Red River Waste Solutions’ contract began. Posted: Jun 21, 2019 9:26 PM Updated: Jun 21, […]
June 25, 2019

Tim Smith: If elected mayor, I’ll get Red River Waste to do its job — or else

JUN 21, 2019 KEVIN LEININGER If Fort Wayne has a new mayor next year, it will also have a new way of dealing with poor […]
June 21, 2019

Councilman suggests city ‘self-cures’ spotty trash collection

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Fort Wayne City Councilman Russ Jehl continued his search for a solution to Red River Waste Solutions missing trash pickups in […]
June 14, 2019

Indiana Rep. Brooks to retire

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana 5th District Rep. Susan Brooks will retire from Congress at the end of her term in 2021. In a letter she released early […]