This is a new recurring Sentinel feature in which Fire Chief Bill Coty tells us what the St. Louis Area Fire Department does on a weekly basis. Following are the eight runs […]
I am editor and publisher of the St. Louis Sentinel, an online newspaper just for St. Louis, Michigan. I have lived in St. Louis since 2011 and run a window cleaning business called I Feel Your Pane. My journalism experience is 14 years as reporter, editor and copy editor from 1987 to 2001.
By Ralph Echtinaw Two power outages in September, especially the one on Sept. 19 that left the whole city without electricity, have local officials thinking about creating a system to alert residents […]
By Ralph Echtinaw Vandalism in Oak Grove Cemetery and Clapp Park was a hot topic at Tuesday’s virtual city council meeting, conducted via conference call. “We have been having repeated incidents of […]
By Ralph Echtinaw Bethany Township resident Bill Coty, 44, takes over today as chief of the St. Louis Area Fire Department. Coty was promoted (from lieutenant) by the Fire Board last month […]
By Ralph Echtinaw The St. Louis City Council continues to meet via conference call despite a 4-3 state Supreme Court ruling last Friday that said the 1946 Emergency Powers Act that Gov. […]