Election signs are a hot topic again this year. One district has unanimously agreed to go without them altogether, and other individual candidates have an announced that they will run without signs as well. In Lakeside, the six candidates in this district met as a group early...

So far, in these very early days of the campaign, the question I get asked the most is "Why are you running?"  It's not an easy answer, as it can be a bit of a long one.  The impetus for this particular election was that, for...