Chris DeVries

Another solid decision made by COM's leadership. Dr. Nichols and the Board should be commended.

It's interesting that the juvenile delinquent - unwittingly and illegally - exposed Shaw's OWN personal bias. What in the world does being conservative or Republican have to do with anything in this case? Nothing.


Changing pickup schedules was the biggest disappointment to us. We now have garbage trucks all over the neighborhood on Saturday morning when almost all residents are at home. 3 routes vs. 2 was the cause. Maybe this is what allowed Ameriwaste to lower the cost, but the City apparently kn…

I hope the students have at least educated themselves about what is already being done in their school. In just the last two weeks, I've listened to both the Superintendent and the Chief of Police describe their ongoing efforts for school safety, and believe they are doing a great job of pr…

I'm amazed that, in this day and time, we do not already have safety restraints on vehicles transporting children - regardless of the law.

I'm no civil engineer, and I hope I'm wrong - but, I sure don't see how that little bypass can move enough traffic to alleviate the horrible conditions there. I agree that an overpass would have been much, much better. However, they studied this problem for years so maybe they got it right…

Possibly just to get rid of it somehow? Possibly he thought the Principal was the best person of authority to see, or someone he trusted? Would you rather he just keep the gun, or throw it away, or give it to a friend to use, or what?

I really don't understand how a student is supposed to feel comfortable reporting something to school officials if they are just going to be expelled. This seems to be a disincentive for students to do the right thing, in my opinion.

This kid brings the gun to school and immediately…

Chris DeVries commented on Firefighters battle blaze at warehouse

Sincere thanks to all the firefighters who risked their lives to extinguish this fire!

I've had the pleasure of serving with Dr. Beth Lewis in many different settings and believe that she is, without doubt, the best leader for COM. And, judging by the outpouring of support from community members, faculty, staff, and alumni I'd say I'm not alone in my assessment.

I hop…