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RANDY WELLS

Randy Wells has been a reporter and staff writer at The Indiana Gazette since 1988. His regular assignments include coverage of the Indiana County commissioners, Indiana Borough council and the Marion Center Area School District. His email address is rwells@indianagazette.net.

Articles by RANDY WELLS

Commissioner hopefuls running as independents Commissioner hopefuls running as independents
6 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
As dozens of local political candidates ramp up their campaigns for the May 19 primary election, one rare type of campaign is taking shape under the radar of most voters. [Read More]
Independents face pros, cons, professor says
6 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Candidates campaigning as independents are rare, but are more common in off-year elections, according to Dr. David Chambers, a political science professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. [Read More]
INDIANA: School board OKs enrollment agreements INDIANA: School board OKs enrollment agreements
6 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Area School District students will have more options for accumulating college credits before graduating from high school through agreements approved Monday evening by the school directors. [Read More]
State auditor general warns of growing pension problem State auditor general warns of growing pension problem
7 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale warned Friday that the growing collective municipal pension debt in the commonwealth, if allowed to worsen, will become a problem for every Pennsylvanian. [Read More]
IUPatty's Day postmortem: Still work to do
7 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The general opinion expressed by officials this week was that planning and preparation by law enforcement agencies and advance warnings and strategies by Indiana University of Pennsylvania officials and organizations helped keep a lid on the four-day IUPatty’s Day celebration. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Hoodlebug bridge plan could get boost INDIANA COUNTY: Hoodlebug bridge plan could get boost
7 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A bridge that a few years from now may carry hikers and bikers on the Hoodlebug Trail over Routes 22 and 119 in Burrell Township moved a step closer to reality Wednesday. [Read More]
Indiana parking garage pay system to stay same Indiana parking garage pay system to stay same
7 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
There will be no change — at least in the foreseeable future — in how motorists using the Water Street Parking Garage pay for their parking. [Read More]
Actor White brings message of faith to Good Friday event Actor White brings message of faith to Good Friday event
8 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Scripture readings at Christian churches this Passion Week will recount the Apostle Peter’s denial — three times — that he knew Jesus, hours before Christ’s crucifixion. [Read More]
PennDOT focusing on reducing traffic fatalities PennDOT focusing on reducing traffic fatalities
9 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
In 2013, 1,208 people died in traffic crashes on Pennsylvania roads — the lowest number since the 1920s. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Officials oppose fracking waste disposal INDIANA COUNTY: Officials oppose fracking waste disposal
9 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday adopted a resolution urging state and federal environmental agencies to reject permits for disposing of hydraulic fracking waste from natural gas and oil drilling in underground injection wells in Indiana County. [Read More]
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