canal deaths

Canal victims more than a statistic

Hopefully, someone finds out what happened to these men in the canal, (Journal, Nov. 30). Did they fall in or were they pushed? (That) six men drowned in the same canal over a pe ...

Our View: Canal deaths point out need to help homeless

Another victim recently drowned in Auburn’s Wise Canal, the sixth since January 2009. Not coincidentally, it was another homeless man. Richard Hill, 50, a transient who had ju ...

Canal victim Matthew Templeman’s abandoned camp an eerie memorial to his homeless life, death

Deep in the overgrown grass and weeds on a vacant North Auburn patch of land, canal victim Matthew Templeman’s tent is still standing, his meager possessions little disturbed sin ...

Go out there and help people

While we were having fun on Sunday, did we think about the five people found in the canal (Journal, May 13)? They were homeless but they mattered. How we get so distracted by our ...