Leave Hamilton on the $10 bill
June 30, 2015 It’s been a long time since a woman’s face was seen on U.S. currency. Martha Washington was on the U.S. $1 silver certificate in the 1880s and 1890s, but since then, it’s been all men. more »»
Congratulations, Steve Pistulka
June 30, 2015 To the editor: We wish to congratulate Steve Pistulka on receiving the ARRM award. His unselfish, dedicated service is so deserving of this award. more »»
No way to run a government
June 29, 2015 Even for the federal government, this one may be for the record books: In 1982, a Baton Rouge, La., firm, Solenex, obrtained an energy lease on national forest land in Montana. more »»
Madelia Reunion after 50 years
June 28, 2015 MADELIA — Mary Ann Evans, a Victorian era English writer known as George Eliot, could have been commenting on class reunions when she wrote “how unspeakably the lengthening of memories in common... more »»
June 27, 2015 Court, country have moved fast, far on gay marriage THUMBS UP: Friday’s Supreme Court decision making it legal for same sex couples to marry in all 50 states is a landmark decision. more »»
June 25, 2015 Federal budget deficits in the half-trillion-dollar a year range apparently are being viewed as a success by President Barack Obama and other liberals. more »»
June 23, 2015 The Russian bear has been growling for some time now, as evidenced by Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. Now, he may be sharpening his claws. more »»
How secure is Obamacare?
June 22, 2015 Claims all the personal information on tens of millions of Americans being collected through Obamacare is secure sound less reassuring in light of a massive cyber security breach a few weeks ago. more »»
Failure once again tolerated in D.C.
June 21, 2015 Federal bureaucrats’ reaction to warnings that something bad will happen without taking preventive action sometimes seems comparable to a man standing on railroad tracks, spotting an approaching... more »»
June 20, 2015 Ugliness of hate THUMBS DOWN: It is impossible to fathom the depth of the degradation of a human mind that thinks it is justified in killing black people because they are “taking over the world. more »»
Putting a cost on ‘free riding’
June 19, 2015 To the editor: A recent editorial made light of efforts to reduce greenhouse gases from burning fossil fuels in power plants generating electricity. more »»
Better no deal than weak deal with Iran
June 18, 2015 At one time, President Barack Obama insisted that any pact to keep Iran from building nuclear weapons had to include agreement by Tehran to provide details of its past attempts to do that. more »»
Where is government accountability?
June 17, 2015 One might think that when the government pours billions of dollars into a program, there would be some oversight to ensure the money is not wasted. That would not be an accurate assumption, however. more »»
June 16, 2015 As most can imagine, with the passage of the bond for a new High School and re-alignment of our other existing buildings, this summer is going to be a busy one for the Facilities Department. more »»