David Trinko: A weighty realization about life

David Trinko: A weighty realization about life

Last weekend, I had to admit I was old and fat. So naturally, two days later, I ate a 20-course lunch.Since then, I’ve had to acknowledge my own...

April 8th, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: Formal and informal loans and repayment

Legal-Ease: Formal and informal loans and repayment

Life and love are often an unexpected voyage of personal and professional highs and lows. Sometimes, those lows can include financial shortfalls. Bank...

April 8th, 2017 |  


Rick Jensen: What could go wrong with Medicare for all?

Rick Jensen: What could go wrong with Medicare for all?

“If it saves me money and everyone has coverage, I have no problem with it.”Not a surprising response to the idea that President Trump mig...

April 7th, 2017 updated: April 7th, 2017. |  


Christina Ryan Claypool: What’s wrong with medical marijuana?

Christina Ryan Claypool: What’s wrong with medical marijuana?

Results from a July 2016 Gallup poll found that 13 percent of adults in the U.S. report currently using marijuana, and 43 percent of adults have tried...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Lawrence S. Huffman: The untold story of a public land transfer

Lawrence S. Huffman: The untold story of a public land transfer

The activities of the county commissioners in trying to decide upon a location for a new juvenile court and detention Center have stirred up memories ...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Cal Thomas: The Pence-Graham Rule

Cal Thomas: The Pence-Graham Rule

Millennials and others of a certain age have not lived in a time when fidelity was universally valued and mostly supported by culture — though s...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Lori Borgman: Fans scramble to the ‘grand’ attraction

Lori Borgman: Fans scramble to the ‘grand’ attraction

For years now, experts have been saying that career-minded people should plan on having more than one career in a lifetime. Good thing I listened to t...

April 6th, 2017 |  


George Will: Our national scourge of misinformation

George Will: Our national scourge of misinformation

WASHINGTON — Impulse control is unfashionable as well as unpresidential, but perhaps you should resist the urge to trip people who stride briskl...

April 6th, 2017 updated: April 6th, 2017. |  


Column: Rural folks living what ‘preppers’ seek

Column: Rural folks living what ‘preppers’ seek

Get this: More people are fleeing big cities for rural areas and some are doing so because they fear a major financial collapse is imminent.According ...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Mark Figley: Remember what Sparky said

Mark Figley: Remember what Sparky said

During the Obama years, the refrain was heard from those on both the left and right that “elections have consequences.” Simply put, those ...

April 4th, 2017 |