Kate Magill

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Kate Magill is the government reporter for the Howard County Times, covering the latest news related to the county’s government proceedings and programs. Kate has previously written for The Durango Herald and Bloomberg BNA. She most recently served as the editor-in-chief of American University’s student newspaper The Eagle, and graduated with a degree in journalism and political science in 2017.

Recent Articles

  • Centennial Lake dredging gets sidestepped in budget

    Centennial Lake dredging gets sidestepped in budget

    The 54-acre manmade Centennial Lake is a popular spot for fishing and boating. It’s also getting more shallow. Officials from Howard County’s Department of Recreation and Parks have been saying it’s time for the Columbia lake, created in the 1980s by damming a branch of the Little Patuxent River,...

  • Howard County studies loosening some ethics law reporting rules

    Howard County studies loosening some ethics law reporting rules

    The Howard County Council is considering an update to its ethics laws, including dropping requirements that members from 12 county boards and commissions have to file financial disclosure statements. Howard County’s Ethics Commission, which recommended the boards and commissions to be allowed out...

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