As the director of Envision Frederick County, Kai Hagen will be writing a regular column (or blog entry), covering a wide range of issues and ideas, primarily related to local and regional issues. Your interest is appreciated, as are any thoughts you have about what is posted there. Between 2002 and 2005, Kai wrote columns for the Frederick News Post and the Gazette (and a handful for The Tentacle). If you’re interested, you can find all of them here.
We’re compiling an extensive archive of news articles, editorials, columns and letters to the editor, from a range of local and regional publications. The archive will grow to more than 1,000 entries, covering the last ten years or so. You can search the archives using one or a number of assigned tags. Aside from short excerpts here, the content still resides on the original websites. If you find a bad link, please let us know. You can still search for the item using the headline on the site of the original publication.
Envision Frederick County publishes “guest” columns (or blog entries) here from a diverse range of people in our broader community, and covering a variety of subjects. While we invite or select the content, it does not necessarily reflect (or agree) with the position of the organization.
In addition to the aggregation of new and old articles, columns, editorials and letters to the editor compiled in our News Archive, and distinct from the columns (blog entries) here, we will be posting original news articles and updates. Each news item will be posted with a byline, and subject to the basic journalistic principles of truthfulness, accuracy, objectivity, impartiality, fairness and public accountability.
A millennial perspective with Blair Donald
Blair Donald is a Frederick County native and a student at Kent State University. As an intern with Envision Frederick County, she writes about a variety of political and social topics as they relate to her generation — the millennials.