Proponents and Opponents voice concerns

Machelle Smith | Galena Several people were in attendance at the public hearing held at the Cherokee County Commission meeting on Monday. Carl Hayes, solid waste management committee, ...

Landfill Issue Hits “9th Inning Technicality”

Staff Reports The Cherokee County’s Solid Waste Management Program ultimately ended up being the stumbling block for a proposed Galena Sanitary landfill. After nearly seven months ...

Op-Ed: Charges Leveled Against Newspaper

By David Nelson, Publisher I have never been so disappointed in so many people in all the years that I’ve owned the Galena Sentinel-Times and from those I thought I knew. I happen ...

Letter to the Editor

The city of Galena is proposing permitting a Sub-Title D Sanitary Landfill in Cherokee County.  It is to be located at the corner of Lostine Rd. and Highway 69, two miles north of ...

Letter to the Editor

After the January 5th peaceful demonstration of protest and subsequent Galena City Council meeting, it is clear that opinions are still sharply divided concerning the new solid waste ...