Oct 25, 2013 - By Kevin G. Hall, MCT Washington Bureau:  WASHINGTON -- The monthly unemployment rate holds almost mythical importance as a barometer for the health of the U.S. economy. But what if it's not telling us ... [more]
Oct 25, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Recent events again point out the shame of not having a school auditorium
Oct 24, 2013 - By The Seattle Times:  Disturbing revelations about the voracious appetite of the National Security Agency for personal email and instant messaging accounts stir a basic question: ... [more]
Oct 24, 2013 - By Clair McFarland:  Or, as we refer to it at my house, Halloween
Oct 24, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  You know there is an unused coat in there, and Coats for Folks needs it
Oct 23, 2013 - By The San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News:  The partial government shutdown and the debt ceiling crisis cost the United States billions, after nearly upending the world economy.
Oct 23, 2013 - By Chris Peck:  They aren't very well equipped to deal with change
Oct 23, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  It probably will be years before a consistent hunting season is established
Oct 22, 2013 - By Mark Z. Barabak, McClatchy-Tribune News Service:  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie backed away from a court fight over same-sex marriage on Monday, further staking his place near the political middle ground as ... [more]
Oct 22, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Snowy fall
Oct 19, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  He and the other astronauts were the heroes of my youth.
Oct 19, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  With the Wyoming State Winter Fair struggling to survive, here's a suggestion -- again
Oct 18, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  I was relieved to learn that echoes of early childhood and fatherhood still can be heard.
Oct 18, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  The federal shutdown had a psychological effect on all American citizens
Oct 17, 2013 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:  It's hard to tell which has done more to hurt the initial phase of the Affordable Care Act: continued Republican opposition or the inept rollout of the new ... [more]
Oct 17, 2013 - By Betty Starks Case:  Voters can provide some clarity next election day, if only we'll remember.
Oct 17, 2013 - Staff:  As Veterans Day nears, consider helping the Avenue of Flags with money or time
Oct 16, 2013 - By Chris Peck:  The time -- and opportunity -- for change is now
Oct 16, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  As the city considers an ordinance, questions need to be asked and answered
Oct 15, 2013 - By Doyle McManus:  Last week, House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, and his Republicans declared that they had two clear goals in this fall's battle over federal spending: no ... [more]
Oct 15, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Weather robbery
Oct 13, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  Such loose language trivializes the barbaric inhumaneness of Hitler's holocaust.
Oct 13, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  Everything is watched, and the intrusions keep on growing.
Oct 13, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Three of them have 'warmed up' virtually at the same time
Oct 11, 2013 - By The Philadelphia Inquirer:  Having survived the Civil War, this country should know better than to treat the latest government shutdown as the political equivalent of the Bible's ... [more]
Oct 11, 2013 - By Chris Peck:  Call your congressional representatives and tell them all to get the government back to work.
Oct 11, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  The price tag is rising, and for what?
Oct 10, 2013 - By Clair McFarland:  Last weekend, for the second time, autumn lost the game against our aggressive and early winter.
Oct 10, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Homecoming week reminds us how easy it can be to maintain community ties
Oct 9, 2013 - By Carl Manning:  Well how did you like the drizzly, wet, snowy and broken-tree month of September? It certainly was a September to remember.