Bill Vogrin has spent his life telling the extraordinary stories of ordinary people.
He began in college and upon his graduation from the University of Kansas in 1981 he joined The Associated Press in Kansas City, Mo.
He was promoted to Statehouse reporter in Topeka, Kan., in 1982, then roving correspondent in Illinois, reporting to the Chicago bureau, in 1987.
Bill left The AP in 1994 to join the Colorado Springs Gazette where he served in various roles including City Editor.
In 2002, Bill became the featured Metro Columnist, writing his “Side Streets” three times a week for 13 years.
He left in June 2015 after he bought two weekly papers, The Tri-Lakes Tribune and The Pikes Peak Courier.
Bill sold the papers to Clarity Media/The Gazette on Aug. 30, 2016.