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Ethan Lowe

Valpo board takes action on pathway projects

VALPARAISO | Two city pathway projects got action from the Board of Public Works and Safety on Friday.

August 23, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County early voting site battle goes on

VALPARAISO | Despite both parties saying they wanted to be reasonable and find a compromise location for the early voting location in Valparaiso, neither side wanted to accept the other's proposals.

March 21, 2014 4:19 pm

Election Board rejects Valpo early voting sites

VALPARAISO | Interparty squabbling prevented the Porter County Election Board on Friday from approving an early voting location in Valparaiso for the May 6 primary.

March 14, 2014 5:15 pm

Valpo finalizes design contract for Central Park Plaza

VALPARAISO | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved a contract Friday with Design Organization for $812,585 for developing the final design and construction plans for the expansion of Central Park Plaza.

March 14, 2014 11:29 am

Porter County debates moving early voting sites

VALPARAISO | The debate over moving the early voting locations out of the voter registration office in Valparaiso and the Porter County clerk's office in Portage could also impact the Chesterton early voting site and a proposed south county one.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

Hebron schools give referendum another spin

HEBRON | Given approval earlier Tuesday by the Porter County Election Board, the Hebron School Board voted Tuesday night to put a referendum on the May 6 primary ballot.

February 18, 2014 9:00 pm

Board upholds Good's place on May GOP ballot

VALPARAISO | Jeff Good's name remains on the ballot for the GOP primary in May. For now.

February 18, 2014 2:28 pm

Boone Twp. schools wants second try at referendum

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Election Board has a new member, a new attorney and a new controversy.

January 14, 2014 5:58 pm

Valpo to sell two Chicago Street lots

VALPARAISO | The city is expected to seek offers for two vacant lots on Chicago Street that it wants to see developed for residential use in 2014.

January 01, 2014 6:40 pm

Valpo seeks condemnation for park expansion

VALPARAISO | Unable to reach agreement over purchasing a .15-acre parcel behind several businesses on Lincolnway, the city filed condemnation proceedings last week against the owners Ernest and Nancy Darr.

December 26, 2013 6:01 pm

Valpo ambulance patients warned of fraud scam

VALPARAISO | The city sent letters to 860 people Monday warning them they might be the victims of identity theft.

August 27, 2013 5:30 pm
PCACS annual meeting highlights service to community

PCACS annual meeting highlights service to community

VALPARAISO | During its annual meeting, Porter County Aging and Community Services celebrated another year of serving the elderly, needy and those with disabilities through various programs.

August 12, 2013 5:12 pm
Valpo seeks court order to inspect 3 rental units

Valpo seeks court order to inspect 3 rental units

VALPARAISO | In January, James Youngjohn came to Valpariso's Utilities Board for relief from a $700 water bill allegedly caused by a tenant who turned water on a vacant apartment bathroom Youngjohn owns.

March 05, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo now in compliance with appointment laws

VALPARAISO | The council's annual January caucus to appoint people to various positions for the coming year resulted in a surprise discovery: several of the appointments were being done improperly and others were to positions that didn't exist.

November 18, 2012 12:00 am
Hoffman, Graham draw most votes in council races

Hoffman, Graham draw most votes in council races

VALPARAISO | It will be three Republican newcomers seeking election to the Porter County Council against three Democrats who are either incumbents or have been on the council in the past.

May 08, 2012 10:40 pm Photos


Ethan Lowe

Ethan Lowe

Ethan Lowe

May 06, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: We endorse Hoffman, Morales, Wszolek, Graham, Poparad, Whitten

EDITORIAL: We endorse Hoffman, Morales, Wszolek, Graham, Poparad, Whitten

Republican voters face so many good choices in the Porter County Council at-large race Tuesday that it's a shame they can vote for only three candidates. If only the selection on the Democratic Party side were that good.

May 06, 2012 12:00 am
Ethan Lowe

Ethan Lowe

Ethan Lowe

April 30, 2012 10:01 pm
GOP council candidates promote working together

GOP council candidates promote working together

Bringing the Porter County Council's conflicting sides together is a goal of most of the six Republican newcomers seeking the nomination for the three at-large seats up in November.

April 21, 2012 7:15 pm Photos


Committee: Renaming streets should be rare

VALPARAISO | What started as a meeting to draft guidelines for renaming a Valparaiso street appears to have ended with a consensus that streets should be renamed in the rarest of circumstances.

February 23, 2011 12:00 am
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