Margie Thompson (Features Editor)

Margie Thompson manages each day’s features section — Food & Drink, Business, Health & Medicine, Community and Sierra Living — and helps produce many of the newspaper’s special publications. She is a Sonora native, a graduate of local schools and began working at The Union Democrat in 1995. Her proudest accomplishment is having raised three children while working as part of the newsroom team. Her goal is to develop interesting, useful content that is relative to Mother Lode readers.

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