Friday, Nov 28, 2014

Opinion

Important issues and candidates were decided upon in last night’s election

By now we know who all the winners and losers are in this year’s election. We also don’t have to listen to anymore campaign ads that have flooded our TVs for the past many months. But now that the smoke has cleared, it’s time to ...
Published: 11/05/14

Our health care system is failing most Americans - or will

It often takes bad fortune to open your eyes to real problems afflicting many people. That’s been my experience as I navigate through cancer surgery and now chemo. I see people hurting, not just from a particular disease, but from the care or ...
Published: 11/02/14

Concerted effort critical to fix county’s address system

Imagine knowing that an emergency situation is happening and you need to get on the scene. The problem is, the address you’ve been given is either similar to other addresses or cannot be found at all. Nothing seems more maddening or frustratin...
Published: 11/02/14

Letters to the editor

Bank merger
Published: 11/02/14

The quick and the dad

Happy All Saints Day! If you’re reading this, I assume you had a safe and (hopefully) fun All Hallows Eve. I’m confident it’s my daughter’s favorite holiday. She looks forward to Christmas and Halloween each year, but I th...
Published: 11/01/14

Letters to the editor

Charlie Crist
Published: 11/01/14

Let’s bury the walking dead

Just when we thought we had seen it all, the Mormons stole the Halloween spotlight by showing their underwear. What a clever idea for a costume — except, wait, the white, two-piece, modified long johns, referred to as “temple garments,&...
Published: 10/31/14

100 Happy Days

Like most teenagers, I can shamelessly admit that I love social media. A lot of what is posted on the Internet carries an extremely negative connotation. Over the last year or so, I have seen several of my friends participating in something called th...
Published: 10/29/14

Happy Halloween, or is it?

Is today Halloween or is it tomorrow? Wait, maybe it’s actually on Saturday, right? Oh my, all this confusion and we’re in the middle of a move on top of it. When are we supposed to hand out candy? Do we do it at our former home or our ...
Published: 10/30/14

The view from here

In January of 2013 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. After two months of tests, I underwent a twelve-hour surgery — double mastectomy and reconstruction. Three months later I began six weeks of chemotherapy to eliminate the disease from my l...
Updated: 1 months ago

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