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Lake County officials debate gun regulations at Waukegan forum

Posted by Vance Wyatt on November 5, 2017 at 12:30 PM Comments comments (0)

asons why some turn to picking up guns were discussed by a panel of community leaders during a forum hosted by Switch Lanes at the Christian Faith Fellowship Church in Waukegan on Saturday.

Former gang member Anthony McIntyre runs the Switch Lanes organization, which tries to steer young gang members away from crime through intervention.

On Saturday, McIntyre had more than 10 guest panelists, including Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran, Waukegan Police Deputy Chief Gabe Guzman and S...

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Fitting topic for reopening of flooded CLC auditorium: climate change

Posted by Vance Wyatt on November 4, 2017 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Organizers say the first event to be held in the A Wing Auditorium at the College of Lake County since it was closed four months ago due to flooding is fitting, considering the circumstances.


The space will be reopened Tuesday night for national expert and former presidential adviser Donald Wuebbles and others who will give perspectives on how extreme events are related to climate change.



"We still have some work to do (but)...

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Launching the Lake County Climate Action Pledge

Posted by Vance Wyatt on September 17, 2017 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

At a time when the federal government has abdicated its role in climate leadership, public officials and residents across the country are stepping forward to take local action against the climate crisis.


Leading the way in Lake County, Illinois, is Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor. He recently launched an initiative in partnership with the Sierra Club to encourage local community leaders and public officials to deliver local, bipartisan action on the climate cr...

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Meet Vance D. Wyatt - Lake County Board Member District 14

Posted by Vance Wyatt on July 12, 2017 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

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Lake County Board Commissioner Vance D. Wyatt - Community Forum

Posted by Vance Wyatt on July 8, 2017 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

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North Chicago man nominated for Lake County Board vacancy

Posted by Vance Wyatt on June 7, 2017 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (0)

A North Chicago resident who serves on local park and library district boards is set to fill a vacancy on the Lake County Board.


Vance Wyatt has been nominated by county board Chairman Aaron Lawlor to represent the 14th District. The seat opened in April when veteran county Commissioner Audrey Nixon died.



Wyatt, a 27-year-old Democrat, is president of the Foss Park District board in North Chicago. He also sits on the North C...

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Foss Park District president picked to succeed Audrey Nixon on Lake County Board

Posted by Vance Wyatt on June 7, 2017 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Vance Wyatt, the Foss Park District board president and board member for the North Chicago Public Library board, has been selected to fill out the term of the late Audrey Nixon on the Lake County Board, according to the board chairman.

"In his interview, I witnessed first-hand Vance's commitment to District 14 when he shared the story of how he was one of only two in his graduating class who came back after college," Chairman Aaron Lawlor said in a statement announcing Wyatt's selection...

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