Category: Opinion

Opinion

A rule in common

By Barbara Russell
Reader Contributor

On Oct. 21, 1985, First Lady Nancy Reagan presented the United Nations with the gift of a mosaic on behalf of the United States in …

The soft underbelly of a humbug

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

Maybe it’s because I was born the day after Christmas that I became a humbug. Throughout my childhood, Christmas always loomed before my birthday; the …

An ode to the makers

By Lyndsie Kiebert-Carey
Reader Staff

Christmas brings to mind the iconic imagery of Santa’s workshop.

It’s been depicted many ways over the years, but the basis remains the same: There …

Letters

  • 72 Years of Love Dear Editor, What can I say about the fact that my parents have been together longer and happier than most of us get to live and love on our small planet. I say to myself “Boy I’m grateful—wow this is wonderful, I’m delighted and  blessed.” The fact that they have one ...
  • Imagine Having a Beer…. Dear Editor, Imagine having a beer over the weekend and losing your job.  Imagine taking your medicine to control your seizures, help you through your chemo treatments, treat your PTSD or to relieve your chronic pain and then being arrested, prosecuted and jailed for doing so.  These are very real consequences ...
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