Issue #269 December 11, 2014
Issue #268 November 27, 2014

Big Local Chuckles

thanks to a unique open mic experience at The Plus, the local standup comedy scene is beautiful, growing

Holiday Handbook 2014
Issue #267 November 13, 2014
Issue #263 September 18, 2014

Neighborly Maintenance

wherein V1’s community-minded leader, despite his best intentions, frequently fails at the neighbor game

Issue #261 August 21, 2014
Issue #259 July 24, 2014

Why Art?

arts funding is crucial to the future of Wisconsin

Issue #257 June 26, 2014
Issue #256 June 12, 2014

Peaks and Valleys

curator’s mountain-sized mistake helps artist re-evaluate her own work

Issue #254 May 15, 2014

Blugold Bashers

Community should embrace students, not chase them away from voting booth

Issue #251 April 3, 2014

Working for Women

national conference fosters ideas for aiding Valley women on economic edge

Issue #250 March 20, 2014

Neighborly Debate

after the April 1 election, our commitment to this community will remain

Issue #249 March 6, 2014
Issue #248 Feb. 20, 2014
Issue #247 Feb. 6, 2014

Enough With This Crap, Let's Move Ourselves Forward

The Confluence Project brings economic growth that supports new and existing jobs, increases City and County revenues, revitalizes downtown, enhances tourism, invests in our arts and culture, and advances educational opportunity. So let’s drop ...

Issue #245 Jan. 9, 2014
Issue #244 Dec. 19, 2013

Just Say No to 'Yes or No'

the current petition for a Confluence Project referendum undermines the function of representative government and presents a fundamental, adverse change in how the City may handle future projects

Issue #243 Dec. 5, 2013
Issue #241 Nov. 7, 2013

Coming in Third

we’ve all got work and home, but Eau Claire is the perfect ‘third place’

Issue #236 August 29, 2013
Issue #235 August 15, 2013
Issue #234 August 1, 2013
Issue #233 July 18, 2013
Issue #230 June 6, 2013
Issue #229 May 23, 2013
Issue #227 April 25, 2013
Issue #226 April 11, 2013

Tied to the Code

from kindergartners to college students, learning computer programming can boost creativity

Issue #225 Mar. 28, 2013
Issue #224 Mar. 14, 2013
Issue #223 Feb. 28, 2013
Issue #220 Jan. 17, 2013

Rightly Placed

reflections on six generations of Chippewa Valley locals

Issue #218 Dec. 13, 2012

Why Bother

a veteran journalist reflects on why we need local media

Issue #215 Nov. 1, 2012

Going Home Again

what it’s like to start living in your childhood home as an adult

Issue #214 Oct. 18, 2012
Rethinking Our Rivers
Issue #212 Sept. 20, 2012
Issue #208 July 26, 2012
Issue # 205 June 14, 2012

Cultural Backdrop

how a year-long stint in China helped reaffirm my faith in democracy

Issue #204 May 31, 2012

On the Move

as a V1 editor leaves Eau Claire once again he’s struck by how different it is this time around

Issue #203 May 17, 2012
Issue #202 May 3, 2012

Fishful Thinking

a newcomer discovers the great Sconnie institution of smelt feeds

Issue #197 Feb. 23, 2012

Digging Deeper

an interest in local sand mining uncovers inspiring network of concerned citizens

Issue #196 Feb. 9, 2012
Issue #192 Dec. 8, 2011
Issue # 191, Nov. 25, 2011
Issue #189, Oct. 27, 2011
Issue # 188, Oct. 13, 2011
Issue #182, July 21, 2011

Last Call

as the final Harry Potter train leaves the station, not everyone is on board

Issue # 176 Apr. 28th, 2011

Thai-ing one on

Thailand’s “same same but different” style of acclimating yankees

Issue #174 Mar. 31st, 2011
Issue #172 Mar. 3rd, 2011

Union Made

Growing up with Schlitz-drinking, Lazy @#$%, Trailer Trash, Redneck Communists

Issue #171 Feb. 17th, 2011
Issue #170 Feb. 3rd, 2011
Issue #169 Jan. 20th, 2011
Issue #168 Jan. 6th, 2011
Issue #166 Dec. 2nd, 2010
Issue #165 Nov. 18th, 2010
Issue #164 Nov. 4th, 2010
Issue #163 Oct. 21st, 2010

Satanic Panic

when I was a kid in the 80s, I was certain cults were out to get me

Issue #162 2010-10-07

Scare Tactics

there’s nothing quite like building a haunted mine shaft

Issue #160 2010-09-09

Ill-Fitting In

firmly stuck between recently ended college life and ... Eau Claire

Issue #159 2010-08-26
Issue #158 2010-08-12

(Sun)Burnt Out

you Wisconsinites tire me out with your make-hay-while-the-sun-shines approach to summer

Issue #157 2010-07-29

Antiques Geek

a new-found affection for antiques is justified through “green-ness”

Issue #156 2010-07-15
Issue #155 2010-07-01

A Bar Cry

the void to be filled in our area’s bargoing experience

Issue #154 2010-06-17

When Am I Local?

at what point do you embrace university students as one of your own?

Issue #153 2010-06-03

Growing Pains

convincing myself to garden, and other lessons in regret

Issue #152 2010-05-20
Issue #151 2010-05-06
Issue #150 2010-04-22
Issue #149 2010-04-08

At Our Own Risk

continuing to block access to the rivers is a move in the wrong direction

Issue #148 2010-03-25

Lock It Down

can we pleeeeeease decide about the jail already?

Issue #146 2010-02-25

Delayed Culture Shock

my denial and/or blissful ignorance of our drinking culture stopped when I saw the stats

Issue #145 2010-02-11
Issue #144 2010-01-28
Issue #143 2010-01-14
Issue #142 2009-12-24

Re-branding Winter

Improving our mental (and physical) attitudes towards winter – there's much to gain.

Issue #141 2009-12-10

In Good Waste

a local man’s experience with the art of dumpster diving

Issue #140 2009-11-26
Issue #139 2009-11-12
Issue #138 2009-10-29
Issue #137 2009-10-15
Issue #136 2009-10-01
Issue #134 2009-09-03
Issue #133 2009-08-20
Issue #132 2009-08-06
Issue #131 2009-07-23
Issue #130 2009-07-09
Issue #128 2009-06-11
Issue #127 2009-05-28
Issue #126 2009-05-14

Murky Memories

hoping for a glimmer of the Half Moon Lake of my childhood

Issue #125 2009-04-30
Issue #124 2009-04-16
Issue #123 2009-04-02
Issue #122 2009-03-19

Talkin' Beards

contemplating facial hair as a sign of the times, or just a fad

Issue #121 2009-03-05
Issue #120 2009-02-19
Issue #119 2009-02-05
Issue #118 2009-01-22
Issue #117 2009-01-08
116 total