February 3, 2016 RSS feed / Opinions

Magistrates must rescind vote to restart expense pay

Given the responsibilities that come with running county government, members of the Letcher County Fiscal Court often have to make controversial decisions that rankle some and please others.  More...

Stop dissing trailer homes

Bear with me, please, as I start this column with a brief story about my two grandmothers who lived in trailer homes.  They lived in Ashtabula County, which is tucked into the northeast corner of Ohio, an hour east of Cleveland. More...

Super Bowl food swaps

It’s a cruel joke that the Super Bowl comes just a little over a month after we have resolved to forsake all wings, chips, dip, pizza, soda, beer, cheese sticks, Cheez- Its, Cheetos, and anything else that is bright orange and vaguely food-like More...

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Feds keep rural West going

The 187,000 acres on which sits the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge never belonged to the state of Oregon, much less the band of cowboy exhibitionists who’d taken it over. More...