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GoinsOn by Ellen Miller-Goins

Columns by Ellen Miller-Goins

The forest is larger than one tree

Saturday morning a teen Boy Scout was killed when a flash flood swept him and three other Scouts away before they could get to safety.

They say you can’t die from embarrassment…

I recently shared a copy of our 2014 Fall Land & Home with a friend. She was looking for an article and started reading aloud from the contents. I knew immediately that something was wrong. I grabbed the publication from her and saw what I feared:  that page was completely wrong, right down to an editor’s note from Jesse Chaney, our former managing editor.

It’s About Community… and Fairness

Not long ago I downloaded an 128-page tome entitled “Key Editorial and Business Strategies: A Case Study of Six Independent Community Newspapers.”

Community Found in Sorrow

Funerals are a terrible — and wonderful — experience. This may strike some as controversial but anyone who was at the Angel Fire Community Center Friday (May 30) knows what we mean. Andy LeBus will never read these words but the memorial service did something important for the rest of us: It reminded us how lucky we are to live where we live.

New managing editor: It’s always been about community for me

In the words of Michael Corleone, “Just when I thought I was out … they pull me back in!”