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Beatrice Owen

Hooked on Art

Hooked on Art

CHESTERTON | The streets of downtown Chesterton were turned into a piece of art on Saturday afternoon as artists used chalk and pavement to express themselves during the 3rd annual Hooked on Art Festival.

September 27, 2014 4:52 pm
Local bartenders, servers learn role in preventing DUIs

Local bartenders, servers learn role in preventing DUIs

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Bartenders, servers and liquor store clerks gathered Tuesday at the Porter County Expo Center to learn how to balance responsibility with the ability to make money.

May 06, 2014 11:35 am Photos

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Beatrice Owen

Beatrice Owen

Beatrice Owen is director of the Porter County Substance Abuse Council.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Lack of DUI fees threatens anti-drug efforts

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lack of DUI fees threatens anti-drug efforts

Every county in Indiana has a coalition of community members working to fight substance abuse. As envisioned by then-Gov. Evan Bayh and the state legislators, these coalitions would be self-funded by local drivers convicted of drunken driving.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Improve drug treatment, prevention efforts

Northwest Indiana, like everywhere else, needs to put more focus on drug abuse treatment, not just incarceration.

March 14, 2014 12:00 am
Students kick off Red Ribbon week celebration

Students kick off Red Ribbon week celebration

PORTAGE | Jackie Sterling looked out at the some 150 students from the steps of City Hall here Monday afternoon.

October 21, 2013 2:46 pm Photos

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