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Question of the week responses:

Should ODOT use salt on area roads?

Yes, a lot: 67

Yes, minimally: 85

No, but keep testing: 14

No, not at all: 147

No opinion: 1

Next Week's Question:

Should county residents be on an oversight board regarding marijuana sales within the city limits?

Top 10 trending stories online:

Man arrested following car chase, K-9 apprehension

Bonanza man arrested for motorcycle theft

Law enforcement Saturday

Law enforcement Friday

Woman arrested after high-speed wreck

Law enforcement Thursday

Law enforcement Wednesday

Law enforcement Monday

Expanded care for holistic solutions

Snowflake Festival marks holiday's return

Online engagement this past week:

Facebook likes: 20.4k

Videos viewership: 3,846

Online readers: (7 days) 30,030

Online readers: 1 day, 6,689

Locally written content: (last 90 days) 956 stories

Gerry OBrien, Editor