COLUMN: A real vacation and local news
January 10, 2018
Trying to take a vacation while owning a weekly newspaper can be tricky.
Not only is it important to get the product out to customers each and every week, I also have a postal permit that requires me to publish even if I had some sort of crazy idea of combining a couple of issues at the end of the year or during the summer.
In the past couple years I have taken a three-day weekend several times, and once took four days in a row off. Despite saying I would be taking time off, I would generally spend an hour or two each day getting stuff ready for the paper. At the end of 2017 I decided I n...