Who will recall these strange times?

Decades from now, today’s young will be sharing vivid memories of the pandemic of 2020. They will tell grandchildren what it was like seeing grown-ups go about their daily business in face masks. They may recall closed schools and teachers reaching them through a videoconferencing application then known as Zoom. Some storytellers may marvel at those who refused to protect […]

U.S. transition from fossil fuels is already well underway

Joe Biden could have used more careful wording at that debate, but his talk of shifting the economy from fossil fuels to cleaner energy reflected a process well on its way. The transition started before Donald Trump took office and accelerated during his presidency. Hoping to vacuum up some votes in oil- and gas-producing swing states, Trump pounced on Biden’s […]

Similar names may create ballot confusion


What’s in a name? Maybe a public office, if the name is the same as a longtime incumbent. In looking through the sample ballots recently, one such race drew our attention and we feel it is our duty to bring it to your attention as well. Down the ballot in the 29th District State Senate race, there are two candidates […]

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