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GUEST COMMMENTARY: Technology knocked nation off its flight path

Are you satisfied with the direction our country is headed? Do you really like the path we are on to give our children and grandchildren a wonderful life in the future?

June 11, 2014 12:00 am

Gary airport authority hears about positive changes

GARY | Members of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority heard a series of reports about finances, new maintenance programs and improved communications during Thursday’s meeting, and gave their approval to the news.

May 29, 2014 2:07 pm

Tell your story Saturday to state Rep. Clonnen

While others are busy going about their daily lives, silently the Illinois' Department of Transportation ravages the farmers in eastern Will County's airport footprint.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am
Residents want local jobs to take flight at airport

Residents want local jobs to take flight at airport

BR Lane, interim director of the Gary Chicago Airport, assures people that Gary will come first when it comes to the privatization project with the airport.

April 23, 2014 7:29 pm
Residents want local jobs to take flight at airport

Residents want local jobs to take flight at airport

Bo Kemp, managing director, J Gari Associates, and adviser to Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, answers questions about jobs and hiring of Gary residents at the airport.

April 23, 2014 7:30 pm
Gary airport scrambles to pay consultants

Gary airport scrambles to pay consultants

John Clark, chief executive at JClark Aviation, speaks about the Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion project at a meeting last year. The Gary Airport Authority is considering whether to pay Clark's fee, which could go as high as $500,000, for overseeing its privatization effort.

February 27, 2014 10:21 am

Lawmakers advancing proposals quickly in short legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.

January 31, 2014 2:00 pm Related

Indiana vying for $10B Boeing airplane plant

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is among 15 states, including Illinois, competing for a $10 billion Boeing airplane manufacturing and assembly facility that could employ up to 8,500 workers by 2024.

December 15, 2013 12:38 am

EDITORIAL: Pick up pace on airport progress

Progress at Gary/Chicago International Airport must pick up speed.

December 01, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Narrowing list of airport bidders a good start

Welcome news came last week when a Gary/Chicago International Airport committee announced it has narrowed its list of bidders for privatization down to two consortia of firms well known in the transportation industry.

September 10, 2013 12:00 am

New members appointed to Gary Airport Authority

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Friday named four appointees to the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority and Gov. Mike Pence appointed an authority president, calling on them to build on the work of the previous board.

August 30, 2013 2:15 pm

Gary/Chicago International Airport board members to be named

GARY| Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson plans to announce her appointments to the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority board Friday.

August 29, 2013 5:21 pm

How long will Gary airport last without backers?

The word's out. Major carriers say they won't use the Gary or Peotone airports.

August 29, 2013 12:00 am
Gary/Chicago Airport runway expansion

Gary/Chicago Airport runway expansion

Work continues of the Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion project. Crews are preparing to begin excavating contaminated soil material from the runway site next week.

August 12, 2013 4:07 pm
Gary/Chicago Airport runway expansion

Gary/Chicago Airport runway expansion

Workers unload heavy machinery that will be used to excavate contaminated soil material from the Gary/Chicago International Airport as work continues to move forward with the expansion of the runways.

August 12, 2013 4:07 pm
Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion

Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion

Workers unload heavy machinery that will be used to excavate soil material at the Gary/Chicago International Airport in August as work continued to move forward on the $166 million runway expansion.

August 12, 2013 4:07 pm
All NWI communities' growth uplifts region

All NWI communities' growth uplifts region

Work advanced last summer on the Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion project as crews began pouring concrete. Adding longer runways that can accommodate larger aircraft is expected to make the airport a prime candidate to be viewed as Chicago's long-sought "third airport" in …

August 12, 2013 4:06 pm
Gary airport pollution headed to Newton County landfill

Gary airport pollution headed to Newton County landfill

GARY | Pollution at the Gary/Chicago International Airport will end up in a landfill in Newton County, after a massive undertaking that will require a fleet of trucks to make three round trips a day. Sixty trucks soon will haul off the worse-than-anticipated ground pollution that has delaye…

August 12, 2013 11:55 am Photos

Photos

Rich James is wrong about NIMBYs

This for Mr. Rich James in reference to hardworking NIMBYs (not in my back yard). Let's call NIMBYs "not in my brotherhoods yard."

August 02, 2013 12:00 am
Gangster John Dillinger Transported by Airplane Back to Crown Point, Indiana

Gangster John Dillinger Transported by Airplane Back to Crown Point, Indiana

Heavily guarded, manacled and shackled, outlaw John Dillinger is shown on Jan. 30, 1934, as he is taken from one plane to another in St. Louis, Tenn., while under way to his final destination, the Lake County Jail in Crown Point.

July 19, 2013 12:00 am
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