Julie was born and raised in Salem, Oregon. She started playing bass guitar in the late 80s and played in local bands Good Question, butterMilk and the Other. She took time off the music scene in the late 90s to raise a family.
She came back to bass in 2014 and once again got involved in the local music scene. She plays bass in Marc and The Horsejerks and Mr. Frederick's Production Co. She has been the music writer/editor for Salem Weekly since May 2015.
Rick Marianetti has been reviewing movies and interviewing filmmakers for six years. He prefers cinema tinged with an indie sensibility, and gives extra credit to directors who stretch and experiment. Rick has lived in and around Salem since 2014.
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Ron Eachus has been writing current events commentary in Salem since 2001. He served two terms in the Oregon Legislature and 14 years on the Public Utility Commission before becoming an international consultant on the development of independent energy regulatory agencies. He can be reached at email@example.com