Editorial: Time for Beltway silliness to end

In a column on this page, longtime newspaperman Jim Zachary opines, “Government belongs to the governed and not the governing.” Rather appropriate, given the current...

Garrett: No one side has a patent on hatred or bigotry

As a white man, I’m perturbed at the scene that played out in Charlottesville, Va., last week. As a white man, I’m always going...

Garrett: Headed outside? Don’t get ‘quested’!

It is late July, maybe early August, and the forest sits idly in anticipation of the autumnal glory. Everything in the forest gets lazy...

Garrett: Being social isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

At some point, we — as a society — are going to reevaluate our fascination with social media. We’re bound to, because the course...

Oden: Barn cats, kittens and the power to hiss

Barn cats. You don’t know where they come from, but suddenly they appear and establish squatters’ rights on an outbuilding. If they are tame,...

Garrett: I don’t stand with Roseanne…or the others

There was a hashtag trending on social media last week: #istandwithroseanne. The hashtag was a show of support for Roseanne Barr, the comedian and actress...

Oden: Towboats help push commerce on waterways

Onboard the AEP Mariner: We are not alone on this stretch of the Ohio River in Appalachia. Winter has, for the most part, kept recreational...

Roy: Personal memories of Senator Baker

The first time I saw Howard H. Baker, Jr., in person he was at the meat department at Scott Foods in Oneida with one...

Yager: Let's keep public notices available for all

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } By Ken Yager, State Senator The issue of whether local governments should post public notices on their own internet website...

Oden: Embroiling hunters in the wind debate

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } In early January, press releases were shotgun-blasted to media across the country by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), which...
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