Honoring a legendary local newspaper woman

I dedicate my column this week to an amazing woman who served as the editor and publisher of my weekly columns for the Fern Ridge Review, later known as the Fern Ridge-Tribune News headquartered in Veneta and Junction City. Sadly, Pam Petersdorf passed away on Nov. 14, 2022. 

Pam worked, for many years, beginning in 1972, as the receptionist and office manager for the former, very successful weekly community newspaper, the West Lane News, and took on the same duties for its Junction City “sister” publication, the Tri-County News, during the time when Mike . . .