Porter County Commissioner
We're glad to see the Porter County commissioners vote to join the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission. That's just one step toward participating, however. We urge Porter County to complete the other steps.
I was surprised by Porter County Commissioner John Evans’ assertion that running Porter County Government efficiently is somehow unfair — or worse, inconsiderate of our county employees.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Commissioner Laura Blaney hopes to make the case for locating a new animal shelter at Sunset Hill Farm County Park to the Porter County Parks Foundation later this week.
Porter County Commissioner John Evans' idea of putting some of the county's hospital money in an endowment is worth exploring, but not at the expense of the original agreement.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners have approved a feasibility study for the Expo Center that would determine a variety of uses for the center in the future -- if funding can be found for the study.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams thinks the potential for the county's high school students is endless, especially if she can help get the right tools in their hands.
Ethics in local government is not an oxymoron. In fact, the vast majority of municipal employees want to do the right thing and are proud of the service they render. However, the devil is always in the details.
Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams is still learning the ropes. She's also learning from her mistake, something she deserves credit for.
In the May 19 edition, The Times' Doug Ross, Mark Kiesling and Robert Blaszkiewicz tackle the latest political issues, including the flap over Nancy Adams' plane ride to Indianapolis, backlash over the Indiana Supreme Court's ruling on illegal police entry and President Obama's speech on the…
PORTAGE | City staffers will be the first to admit it is difficult to traverse Portage this spring.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Commissioner John Evans has stepped aside as a member of the Gary/Chicago Airport Authority, saying he is too busy with other commitments.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Commissioner John Evans accused the state of using threats and blackmail to force the county Tuesday to comply with a written agreement to maintain the bridge carrying traffic into the U.S. Steel property north of U.S. 12 in Portage.
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