The Gazette's Editorial Mission Statement

Gazette opinion editor Todd Dorman and columnist Lynda Waddington pose questions at a mayoral candidate forum on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (The Gazette file photo)

Our mission: To guide the community’s deliberation of public issues, motivating people to get involved in the process and advocating for solutions.


Members of the editorial board:

Vicki Decker, letters editor

Todd Dorman, Insights editor/columnist

Zack Kucharski, Gazette executive editor

Quinn Pettifer, community outreach and engagement manager

Adam Sullivan, columnist

Lynda Waddington, columnist

Contact: (319) 398-8262;

Ways to contribute:

As part of our mission to help identify and discuss important local issues and solutions to current local problems, we welcome your letters and columns. We value hearing from a variety of points of view. Your voice matters. Read submission guidelines for letters and guest columns here >