Approaching ten years as a "Journal" reporter/correspondent
July 26, 2023
Soon it will be ten years since my wife, Sherry, and I moved to Chinook. She came as interim minister at the Presbyterian Church. I quickly realized I needed a way to get connected to a new community. I visited Chinook and saw a small box ad in the "Blaine County Journal" advertising for a "news reporter." I'd done some writing on prior jobs but never as a reporter. I called and asked for an interview.
Long story short I was offered a job. The initial understanding was that if the owners of the paper were dissatisfied with my work they would ask me to leave and if I tired of the job I woul...