Category: Opinion


A Few Thoughts … on Miracles

By Sandy Compton
Reader Columnist

We’ve been arguing forever about how we became a species. True, some don’t argue. They just believe one way or another, or accept that they …

Grateful memories

‘Home’ is a moveable feast
By Zach Hagadone

Images of Thanksgiving — at least the idealized ones — are of tables loaded with food in cozy, home-feeling places that are …

Mike’s Corner: Holidays

By Mike Wagoner
Reader Contributor

You know how certain songs can get stuck in your head … maybe like … “Country Roads Take Me Home.” See … you just sang …


  • 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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