September 26, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

Ideas can be hard to come by

Other Voices

We’re coming up on the 14th anniversary of this column, which means I’ve written some 675 weekly columns, give or take a few weeks when I didn’t feel like it. More...

Snap ‘um if you got ‘um

Mumbles

I have enjoyed the outdoors as long as I can recall. There are some that would not call me an outdoor enthusiast, however.  Most of my time in the fields and woods were a throwback to my ancestors. More...

Saving the Republican Congress

Other Voices

Even at this late hour, President Donald Trump can save the Republican Congress in November — if they want to be saved. To understand how, we need to rewind back to this time last year. More...

Manry-Minter becomes Manry-Jordan

10 YEARS AGO  Sept. More...

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We’re almost 200!

All That’s Fit to Print

A 1902 article described “autumn haze” is dust composed of the finest particles of soil, dead leaves, smoke or ashes from wood fires, salt from ocean spray, the shells or scales from microscopic siliceous diatoms, germs of fungi, spores o More...

Face fact – life’s too short for ugly

You know life is good when you realize you’ve just spent an hour pondering something that nobody else in the world gives two hoots about.  The sun was setting, the breeze was nice and all was well, but I kept expecting my nasty little inne More...

Why does everyone love a parade?

I first noticed it about a decade ago.  It was mid-morning on a crisp Autumn day. A man pulled in front of our newspaper office, got out of his truck, jumped into the bed and set up a lawn chair with a cooler next to it. More...