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 October 19, 2014 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. —Someone swapped students’ medications inside a Southern Columbia nurse’s office last school year, replacing the pills with a harmless...
Published on October 16, 2014 - Page 3
Catawissa will stage a feral cat spay-and-neuter clinic through PA PETS next month to help cut down on the problem plaguing the southside of town....
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Accused marijuana mogul Brian Gipple ran a side business cooking made-to-order hash candy in flavors like strawberry banana, police say...
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — An agitated defendant questioned police and a judge then screamed at his taxpayer-supplied attorney and threatened to fire her in court...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 1
COOPER TWP. — A scammer has been using software to make it look like calls are coming from LeAnn Ulrich’s phone here, she says. She and her husband...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — Police Chief Terry Eckart and township supervisors punished and tried to discredit an officer who cooperated with a probe into Eckart’...
Published on October 11, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — When Charles John Zebraitis disappeared on his way to work one foggy morning last month, his father and stepmother assumed the worst....
Published on October 10, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — The story of a teen guzzling his neighbor’s stash of Yuengling beer has changed yet again, but this time Ryan Hunsinger says he’s telling...
Published on October 9, 2014 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — Two Columbia County Prison guards narrowly escaped drunken-driving charges after a crash following a co-worker’s retirement party,...
Published on October 9, 2014 - Page 3
If you hear the emergency siren blaring in Catawissa next weekend, don’t panic. It’s just a state-mandated annual test, says Mike Lindenmuth, the...