Travis Fischer

08/15/2017 - 5:22pm
The Hampton City Council approved the final language for the Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) Re-Allocation ballot item during their regular meeting on Thursday, August 10. Since 2009, LOST revenue has been exclusively dedicated to funding the construction, equipping, and operational costs of the Hampton Aquatic Center. With the pool now paid off, the city has determined that the aquatic center no...
08/15/2017 - 5:10pm
AGE OF THE GEEK COLUMN: Congratulations, rural Iowa, if your access to broadband internet wasn't good enough last year, it might be good enough this year. Not that anything has changed in regards to said access. Last year, the FCC's annual review concluded that roughly ten percent (as of 2014) of the country, mostly rural areas, still lack...
08/08/2017 - 8:49pm
Veterans were honored for their service on Saturday, August 5 at a special program and lunch hosted by Pit Row Pub. Recognizing the service and sacrifice of area veterans and their families, the program included a 21-gun salute, the playing of Taps, and a speech from American Legion Post Commander Jim Zacharias. This is the second annual veterans...
08/08/2017 - 8:39pm
AGE OF THE GEEK COLUMN: I don't know why I thought it would be easy. It never is. Last week I finally pulled the trigger on upgrading my personal computer. Well, at least upgrading the oldest components still in there, the CPU and motherboard. I've replaced most of the parts inside the computer over the last decade, but the processor and...
08/01/2017 - 4:32pm
007 will return. And Daniel Craig will apparently continue to play him. A surprising turn of events considering the actor famously said he'd rather slash his own wrists than don 007's tuxedo again. And judging from his performance in 2015's "Spectre," I believed him. Each actor to portray James Bond has brought their own...
07/25/2017 - 3:40pm
Another year, another Comic-Con. The world’s largest pop culture event continues to get bigger and bigger. Everybody wants to go, which is starting to become a real problem for the people that manage it. I had a great time, of course. I hung out with the developers of “Sonic Mania” at a VIP party, interviewed the cast of “...
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