Category: Editor’s Notebook


Why the Signal needs your support

Can I be honest? When I started Spencer Signal, I didn’t really know what its mission would be. I was flying by the seat of my pants and doing what I knew how to do: cover the news around town. As the Signal approaches the start of its third year, though, I can tell you much...


The Signal’s mission – and where we go from here

Writing in the first person is hard, especially as a journalist who favors straight reporting and tries to remove my opinion and myself from the story. But sometimes, the first person is necessary. This is one of those times. See, my family and I are moving to Lincoln, Nebraska. My wife, a therapist, accepted a...

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