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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

Latest book earns award for Kuzneski Latest book earns award for Kuzneski
20 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
In adventure series author Chris Kuzneski’s latest tale, “The Prisoner’s Gold,” an enigmatic billionaire sends an elite group to China to find the treasure accumulated by Italian merchant Marco Polo during his travels in the 13th century. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners field host of complaints INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners field host of complaints
20 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County residents Wednesday urged the county commissioners to share more information on what the commissioners are doing to support property tax reforms and to attract more employers to the county’s business parks. [Read More]
County's drug OD deaths up in 2015 County's drug OD deaths up in 2015
21 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County’s drug overdose death rate in 2015 was significantly higher than the statewide and national overdose death rates. [Read More]
Game Commission officers say bear sightings on the rise Game Commission officers say bear sightings on the rise
21 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
There are some indications that Indiana County residents this summer are getting more opportunities than usual to view bears in the wild — or in the not-so-wild environments of their backyards. [Read More]
Longtime Mohawk Lanes owner dedicated life to sport of bowling Longtime Mohawk Lanes owner dedicated life to sport of bowling
21 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Mohawk Lanes, Indiana’s only remaining public bowling center, was open and operating Wednesday, despite the death Monday of Ronald “Sam” Dalesandro, the lanes’ owner. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Council lets decision stand on street closing for holiday festival INDIANA BOROUGH: Council lets decision stand on street closing for holiday festival
22 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Plans to stage a six-week Christmas holiday festival in downtown Indiana’s IRMC Park survived a challenge Tuesday. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners extend tax appeal deadline INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners extend tax appeal deadline
22 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners on Wednesday voted to extend the deadline for filing a 2017 property tax assessment appeal until Sept. 1. The deadline had been Aug. 1. [Read More]
MARION CENTER AREA: Tax increase smaller than expected MARION CENTER AREA: Tax increase smaller than expected
23 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Some lower-than-expected insurance rates and staff changes allowed more adjustments to be made in the past week to a proposed 2016-17 budget for the Marion Center Area School District. [Read More]
Indiana Borough council explores incentives to entice home-buyers Indiana Borough council explores incentives to entice home-buyers
23 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
There are about 240 residential properties for sale or for rent in Indiana Borough’s R1 (single-family dwellings) and R2 (duplexes) neighborhoods. [Read More]
Legislative session called on state's heroin epidemic Legislative session called on state's heroin epidemic
23 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
In a rare gathering of bipartisan legislators Thursday in the Capitol Rotunda, Gov. Tom Wolf and state representatives announced that a special session of the General Assembly will be called to address the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania. [Read More]
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