Dec 19, 2012 - By Gerald McKinstry, MCT:  NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Standing next to friends holding a sign that read "Peace for All, Pray for Newtown," Dan Fisher extended his two fingers in that universal ... [more]
Dec 18, 2012 - McClatchy Newspapers:  NEWTOWN, Conn.-- This shattered town on Monday began burying the dead from one of the country's worst mass shootings as the nation fought to overcome days of ... [more]
Dec 18, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Happy holidays
Dec 16, 2012 - Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Get away from the cacophony of the
Dec 16, 2012 - Steve Peck, Publisher:  Are things looking up, just in time for Christmas? At least three signs point to that conclusion.
Dec 14, 2012 - By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON -- Don't mess with Big Bird. And don't even think about touching Medicare.
Dec 14, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Riverton's young skateboarders might be the catalyst to improve City Park
Dec 13, 2012 - By Betty Starks Case:  You don't expect a summertime story in the middle of December, but that's how my sister-in-law Mae comes to mind -- with thoughts of a warm, positive, and ... [more]
Dec 13, 2012 - By John C. Goodman, For the MCT News Service:  After the recent election, virtually all commentators quickly concluded that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is safe; Republicans can't stop it.
Dec 13, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Another high-stakes budget stalemate makes Congress appear ridiculous
Dec 12, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  We are leaving the period of calendar oddities behind
Dec 12, 2012 - By Carl Manning:  Nights have been getting longer, but that will change this month with the winter solstice, when the trend switches until June. December is usually a very cold ... [more]
Dec 11, 2012 - By Steve People, The Associated Press:  HOOKSETT, N.H. -- Fear and frustration course through the lunch crowd at Robie's Country Store and Deli, a popular outpost 500 miles from where Washington is ... [more]
Dec 11, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Long hours
Dec 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  Could it have had anything to do with George Bailey?
Dec 9, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  It's time to do away with the undemocratic Electoral College.
Dec 9, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Our conservative state is looking at a 10-cent tax on gasoline, just as it ought to
Dec 7, 2012 - Nolan Friday, Arapahoe:  Editor:
Dec 7, 2012 - By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times:  LOS ANGELES -- Republicans and Democrats are wrestling with a variety of riddles that have come to be known as the fiscal cliff, a double whammy of tax ... [more]
Dec 7, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  This is the date the last Apollo mission lifted off for the moon
Dec 6, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  We're planning our 64th Christmas Greetings edition, and we need letters
Dec 6, 2012 - By Clair McFarland:  As it may be my mission to unfold the stray opinions of an average housewife in this column, I'll confess that the urge to write about children's books and ... [more]
Dec 6, 2012 - By The Seattle Times:  Women's health groups long have advocated for making oral contraceptives available over the counter. Their argument received a significant boost this month ... [more]
Dec 5, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  On a fall visit to my sonï¿½s college campus in Connecticut not long ago, I was headed down to the lobby in the hotel elevator. My plan was to do a campus ... [more]
Dec 5, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  We can't find a use for a well-equipped old school, but a tiny modular has multiple suitors
Dec 4, 2012 - By Kevin Freking, The Associated Press:  WASHINGTON ï¿½ Should veterans deemed too mentally incompetent to handle their own financial affairs be prevented from buying a gun?
Dec 4, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Calendar double-check
Dec 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  When some sorority girls needed a Christmas tree, I rose to the occasion.
Dec 2, 2012 - By Carl Leubsdorf:  Barack Obama's re-election means that, for the next four years, the face of the Democratic Party will be its vigorous 51-year-old president.
Dec 2, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  The county is in no hurry to hug the feds on flood prevention, but there's not much to fear