Jul 25, 2014 - By Richard Parker, McClatchy Newspapers:  The ongoing crisis in Ukraine has claimed yet another casualty: the NATO alliance.
Jul 25, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  Cristobal Valdez has that task; give him a chance
Jul 25, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Driven by media commentators who need us to fight, we politicize almost everything
Jul 24, 2014 - By The San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News:  It's been nine years since Congress first took up online shopping's unfair sales tax advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers. But Virginia's Bob Goodlatte, ... [more]
Jul 24, 2014 - By Betty Starks Case:  We'd all do well to celebrate the basics more often
Jul 24, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Here are a few ways almost anyone can participate
Jul 23, 2014 - By Laura King, MCT News Service:  CAIRO -- As U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry embarks on his latest Mideast mission, seeking to stem the escalating carnage in the Gaza Strip, he also wades ... [more]
Jul 23, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Community events such as Riverton Rendezvous don't happen by themselves
Jul 22, 2014 - McClatchy Washington Bureau:  Until then, it is unlikely that anyone will be held accountable for the deaths of the 298 people on board.
Jul 22, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Au revoir, Rendezvous
Jul 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  The three candidates for governor can barely settle on one mutually agreeable debate site and format.
Jul 21, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Sometimes, we must simply be citizens of one community
Jul 18, 2014 - By The Los Angeles Times:  There have been some recent stirrings of reasonableness in Washington over the humanitarian crisis at the Mexican border, stirrings that should be supported ... [more]
Jul 18, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  How about this for a weekend of fun?
Jul 18, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  For the 34th summer, hot-air balloons grace the local skies
Jul 17, 2014 - By Clair McFarland:  I mean this both literally and figuratively
Jul 17, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  If the wild horse truly is 'endangered,' it will take strong sales pitch to make the case
Jul 16, 2014 - By Doyle McManus:  They may be an efficient way to kill terrorists, but they're no way to make friends.
Jul 16, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  From the looks of it, virtually all of the recent car burglaries were preventable
Jul 15, 2014 - By Alicia A. Caldwell, The Associated Press:  Some in Congress say wholesale legislative changes may not be necessary and that the president already has the authority to return the children to their ... [more]
Jul 15, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Rainout
Jul 14, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  In our county this year, the big decisions weren't taken lightly
Jul 11, 2014 - By Brendan Farrington and Gary Fineout, The Associated Press:  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Republican Gov. Rick Scott is a multimillionaire and flies in a private jet, yet his campaign decided to criticize Democratic challenger ... [more]
Jul 11, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  They worked for me on the Fourth, and Labor Day approaches
Jul 11, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Sometimes necessity requires it, but there are good reasons to wait
Jul 10, 2014 - By The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:  Six years since the financial industry had to be resuscitated by the federal government, the American economy still remains at risk from another catastrophic ... [more]
Jul 10, 2014 - By Betty Starks Case:  It's well worth remembering, even 238 years later
Jul 10, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Riverton Rendezvous truly comes close to 'something for everyone'
Jul 9, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Finally, something to get the nation's attention on our immigration predicament
Jul 9, 2014 - By Carl Manning:  I was talking to a fellow the other day about this monthly column, and he told me enjoyed reading it but that sometimes it gets a little bit too complex. I ... [more]