Oden: Dragonfly bus brings back memories of aspiring ‘hippieness’

Way back in the day when I had shoulder-length hair, wore bell-bottom jeans, and played electric guitar in a garage band, my aspiration was...

Garrett: We’re too quick to link weather to climate change

I’m not a climate change denier. It’s fair to say that I’m a skeptic — if only because I’m not convinced the warmth that is...

Garrett: Cold stops being fun as you get older

I hate cold weather. It isn’t a deep, abiding, despise-it-with-every-fiber-of-my-being hate. Not yet, at least. But it’s getting there. The older I get, the harder it is...

Oden: Bro. Leroy saw Christ’s life revealed on brushy slopes

The bowl of ragged hillside resembled a WW I battlefield in December daylight. Muddy rutted paths and trenches led between plywood structures cobbled together like...

Oden: Respect for funeral processions and state law

The uniformed soldier stood tall and proud in the rain beside his private vehicle, rigid right hand held steadily to his U.S. Army BDU...

Garrett: Much to be thankful for, even if we often aren’t

I was in a bad mood Saturday evening. I was cold, tired and wet . . . really wet. Myself and 90,000 others had just endured...

Oden: The last days of Good Dog

The last days of the best dog ever in our family were full of happiness but pain and fear, too. Mason Leviticus Oden, the...

Garrett: Spider invasion proves to be a headache

I keep a .357 magnum revolver next to my bed, just in case. “Just in case” can mean a lot of things. A hopped-up-on-meth intruder who...

Oden: Some marketing and PR advice for the KKK

Being selected for membership in a well-known fraternal organization, one with roots in history and known across the world, is a heady experience. This...

Our Viewpoint: Enough is enough

Oneida Family Motel is a haven for crime. If its owners are unwilling or unable to clean it up, its time to take the next step
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