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'Get this party started': City backs Eau Claire redevelopment plans

Ten years after the city sold the Eau Claire site, council has approved a long-awaited plan to redevelop the area once seen as a jewel of the downtown core. 401 more words

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Statues With Limitations: Part Two

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Alexander Pope wrote “Monuments, like men, submit to fate.”

Two days ago I began a series regarding the Confederate Monument Controversy. 1,234 more words


New Article Published

My next publication credit can be seen online. It’s about a man who purchased some former slave dwellings to preserve them and make them a living piece of history. 75 more words


Where is the Providence in Providence Heights?

A theological reflection on saving a Christian college campus.

I am home now. As in, abandoned prairie dreams to come back to the Pacific Northwest with its layers of mountains and hills, moody shifts in grey hues, waterlogged air, and the smell of low tide. 751 more words


Hidden Treasures

Summer vacation is just around the corner … and if historic sites are on your calendar, maybe these will peak your interest.  Plenty of history can be found off the beaten path and the interstate… 216 more words


Contested Memories of Place: Representations of Salinas’ Chinatown

As we enter planning stages for the revitalization of Chinatown–not for the first time–it may be useful to remember and think about the history of this neighborhood as well as its future. 304 more words

Salinas Chinatown