Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Editorial: County should pay for second investigator

Email News Alerts

At a time when Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes was making yet another impassioned plea for a second criminal investigator, the county board was quietly axing that request from his budget.

Advertisement

Aukes made the point Tuesday that public safety isn’t like other departments, subject to cuts and cutbacks.

For the most part the sheriff has done a good job on his manpower situation, balancing the need for 24/7 patrol, adding a drug officer and making internal changes.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
(218) 732-3364
Advertisement