Kristin Baver
Southside Reporter
Kristin Baver covers the Southside, with an interest in crime stories and social issues around the region. In her spare time she can be found boating with proper permits, doting on her ginger cat, and prepping for her next travel adventure.

Latest by Kristin Baver

Published on January 29, 2015 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Starting next month, an armed police officer will roam the halls of Southern Columbia in a new job that’s part security guard, part...
Published on January 29, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — In a matter of eight hours, a Berwick woman’s outrage over a Super Bowl commercial gained enough support — some 42,000 signatures — to...
Published on January 29, 2015 - Page 3
Don’t get left out in the cold. The bookmobile won’t be traversing the Southside this week, but never fear: the Columbia County Traveling Library...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who employs an accused meth maker as her handyman wanted to put up $500 to free him from prison Wednesday morning. But when...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 3
Frank E. Fullmer had a passion for coaching soccer on the fields at Southern Columbia. He started the girls high school soccer program in 1995, then...
Published on January 18, 2015 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A former convict who feels he’s the victim in a neighborhood dispute over a discarded Christmas tree says police threatened to run him...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Lynn Shannon is so fed up with power surges here — including one that abruptly jolted her from her treadmill when it ground to a halt —...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia’s teachers have set a March 31 strike date if contract negotiations continue to stall, a union spokesman said....
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 3
It can be near impossible for police to spot fleeing suspects or missing hunters in the woods once darkness falls. A few years ago, a man hiding in...
Published on January 12, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A drunken father wearing a Guy Fawkes mask and swinging nunchakus here threatened to kill police if they came to his home. “Here comes...