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Porter County Libertarian running for state auditor

INDIANAPOLIS | A Porter County management consultant has been tapped to run for state auditor by the Libertarian Party of Indiana.

June 10, 2014 5:45 pm
Good defeats incumbent Adams, LaFever in Porter County Commissioner's 2nd District race

Good defeats incumbent Adams, LaFever in Porter County Commissioner's 2nd District race

VALPARAISO | Jeff Good couldn't point to the single thing that put him on top of a three-way race in the Republican primary in the Porter County Commissioner 2nd District race Tuesday.

May 06, 2014 9:11 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Saying yes is first step on ethics path

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.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Pandering to workers doesn't help taxpayers

GUEST COMMENTARY: Pandering to workers doesn't help taxpayers

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.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Commissioners hope to take case of animal shelter to parks foundation

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.

September 17, 2013 5:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Stick to terms of hospital cash agreement

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.

June 25, 2013 12:00 am

Expo Center feasibility study OK'd, but needs funding

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.

February 05, 2013 5:15 pm

Commissioner: Use hospital cash for computers

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.

December 24, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Ethics in local government needed, available

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.

June 21, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Porter County needs ethics training

Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams is still learning the ropes. She's also learning from her mistake, something she deserves credit for.

May 23, 2011 12:00 am
nwi.com Political Roundtable for May 19

nwi.com Political Roundtable for May 19

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…

May 19, 2011 5:45 pm Related

City Council receives update on projects

PORTAGE | City staffers will be the first to admit it is difficult to traverse Portage this spring.

April 05, 2011 10:20 pm
Evans leaves Gary Airport board

Evans leaves Gary Airport board

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.

January 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Porter County accuses state of blackmail over bridge agreement

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.

December 22, 2010 12:00 am
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