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  • More civic engagement enriches lives

    Amber Hamilton|Updated Sep 17, 2018

    Times have changed. Things have changed. People have changed. These are just a few examples of the statements of generalities we’ve likely heard. Change is inevitable and can be positive. Recently, I’ve experienced a change that seems to be impacting our communities unfavorably — the decline in community involvement. This concept of being community minded and civically involved has been on my heart. It seems the harvest is truly plentiful in our community, but the workers are not as bountiful. My hope is more young adult... Full story

  • County work family strives, celebrates together

    Amber Hamilton|Updated Jan 2, 2018

    Editor’s note: Area leaders associated with taxpayer-funded entities were invited to write guest columns summarizing 2017 from their perspectives. Amber Hamilton is Roosevelt County manager. In government, just like in life, there are triumphs and struggles. The real story is the people, who are often referred to as our work family. This work family has chosen a path of service. Roosevelt County started 2017 on a positive note by receiving the Detention Center Accreditation. The detention staff had focused on this goal o...