Michael Kirby

Another View: Pictures truly are worth a thousand words

Some of the most interesting characters I have known have been journalists. And the friendly competition between reporters and photographers often produces interesting and humorous ...

COMMUNITY PORTRAIT: Dawley ‘luvs’ her truck, Dalmatians, banana bread and Auburn

  Sally Palmer Dawley wasn’t raised in Auburn but since she moved here in 1992 she has lovingly called Auburn home.    Perhaps you might recognize ...

Another View: Fire reminds us of what to be grateful for

This week and last our coverage was dominated by the Robbers Fire. This fire was threatening and no doubt caused fear for evacuated homeowners. We also extend our sympathies to th ...

Signs of beauty seen in Auburn

The City of Auburn is the perfect example of America the beautiful.Congratulations to Bud Pisarek for the logos that are painted in the intersection of High Street and Lincoln Way, ...

Unicyclist inspires

Thank you Michael Kirby at the Auburn Journal for featuring Atakin LeBlanc on his unicycle in your recent article (Community Portrait, Sept. 2). The Journal continually recognizes ...

Kirby features profile winners

Thanks to Michael Kirby for another well-written Community Portrait (Journal, April 8). He always seems to find people in the community who are quietly making a positive differenc ...

Bluebird story brings happiness

The catchy headline (In bluebird circles, he’s a major housing developer) along with the colorful photo of a gentleman in front of a number of birdhouses, made me want to read th ...

Coach Foley inspires family

I very much appreciated the Community Portrait featuring Rick Foley, written by your staff member Michael Kirby (Journal, March 26). I concur with Mr. Kirby’s assessment of Coac ...

Another View: Cold week creates some challenges

This has been an extraordinary week of snow, ice and cold. It’s also been a historic time for local high school football programs. Living in this community, as well as reporting ...

Photographers doing great work to preserve history

I just wanted to write a quick note to give a little shout out to three folks that have given me a lot of smiles over the years. While some (like me) from time to time may choose ...