Profile of Russell Wangersky

Sometimes there's more to news than what catches the eye. Russell Wangersky, the Editor of The Telegram , reports on the seen and unseen each Tuesday and Saturday in his column. You can reach Russell at rwanger@thetelegram.com

All articles of Russell Wangersky

  • The 10 best things

    I can't help it. Gently falling snow and wood smoke together just catch me in their coils, all the more when they twist up in the winter wind. ...

  • Enough with playing the victim

    You know, strangers could be forgiven for thinking that we're a pretty whiny lot. I mean, all you have to do is look at the way the rest of ...

  • Tragedy on the highway

    I was sitting in the front seat of a mostly-blue 15-passenger van next to the driver, Mr. Walker, our coach, and it was all over in an instant. I ...

  • The world according to Judge Chin

    So, the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak has spoken, and the verdict has been given in the case of Datu Seri Osu Haji Sukam and the Ritz Hotel ...

  • Is this too much to ask?

    By now, you're probably heartily sick of both New Year's resolutions and the inevitable stories looking back at "the year that was." You're ...

  • Avoiding stupid mistakes

    Everyone has done something they regret. Everyone has done something they shouldn't have done. And, at this time of year, something you regret, ...

  • Things were simpler then

    Awake in the early morning and there is one clear star left in the brightening blue of the sky. In the short-breathed cold, the rowhouses are ...

  • Buyer's market

    The airplane is full, so full that even people travelling together have been split up and are sentenced to the isolation of distant middle seats, ...

  • Whistling in the wind

    I blame Everett Farwell for making me think about trains. I thank him, too. Mr. Farwell wrote a letter to The Telegram (see below) suggesting ...

  • Places to go before you die

    In front of the New Ferolle lighthouse, facing the ocean, the stone looks like basalt steps built by a mason who, sometime in the process, simply ...