Deadline approaches for Sheriff's recall
Last updated 2/26/2021 at 8:36am
The deadline is rapidly approaching for completion of signature gathering in the petition drive to recall Sheriff Adam Fortney.
If you are hazy on the details, or need a petition form, you will find more information on the recallfortney.com website. A successful petition drive sets the stage for a recall election, in which Sheriff Fortney must defend his record to the electorate; a kind of expensive but essential interim evaluation.
Of the recall complaints, the most serious to me is his rehiring of three deputies fired for cause. Of these, the traffic-stop killing of a young man, at whi...