Bill should force schools to disclose suspicions
September 19, 2014 A Senate bill intended to prevent public school systems from hiring pedophiles or drug abusers may be necessary, but it misses an important point:?What if school administrators don’t know they are... more »»
U.S. needs president who makes commitment
September 15, 2014 Islamic State terrorists and other bloodthirsty organizations of their ilk will be eliminated as threats to peace only if the United States and other countries go on the offensive against them. more »»
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September 13, 2014 It takes a commitment Some new faces showed up this week at a meeting to determine the future of the local Interlaken Heritage Days festival. more »»
Here’s an alternative: Spend the money wisely
September 10, 2014 President Barack Obama’s administration seems to have billions of dollars to throw away on unrealistic “alternative energy” subsidies — but not enough to clean up dangerous mistakes from the last... more »»
Parents: Snooping may save your child's life
September 8, 2014 Parents are advised regularly and strongly to monitor their children’s online activities. The Internet is a jungle in which many predators stalk naive youngsters, it is explained. On Aug. more »»
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September 6, 2014 Highway 15 fix coming A major road project is coming to the Fairmont area. Starting Sep. more »»
Obamacare sticker shock just the beginning
September 3, 2014 In large measure, President Barack Obama’s health care law was sold to Americans based on his contention government can handle certain tasks more economically than the private sector. more »»
U.S. needs to make terrorists live in fear
September 2, 2014 After American journalist James Foley was murdered by Islamic State terrorists several days ago, there was concern about another U.S. reporter taken hostage about two years ago. more »»
Questions still remain about VA care, deaths
September 1, 2014 It will come as no surprise to those who watch the government closely that the Department of Veterans Affairs has concluded it was not responsible for the deaths of veterans kept waiting for care at... more »»
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August 30, 2014 Don’t forget about them In recent years, there have been some major road construction projects in our area that have put a crimp on some businesses lining the road. more »»
Fewer than 10 percent decided fate of union
August 28, 2014 We’re willing to accept the historical notion that unions may have helped American workers gain pay, working conditions and benefits that they might not otherwise have received, at least in the shor... more »»