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David Peck

A year of progress

  This is the issue where we sum up the year gone by with our annual year in review and our list of top 10 stories of the year. It’s rewarding to look back on the past 12 months and […]

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David Peck

Thankfulness a matter of perspective

[caption id="attachment_1634" align="alignright" width="179"] David Peck[/caption] There’s a current trend on the social media site Facebook where folks make a list of things for which they

N0731960

I love it, but I can’t stand it!

Alfred Lord Tennyson once wrote, “It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” This applies to relationships and

Newspapers

Guest editorial: Newspapers alive and well, and that’s a good thing

Liz Cheney was wrong on both counts when she said, “Newspapers are dying, and that’s not a bad thing.” Cheney made the pronouncement in Jackson after the newspaper in

David Peck

Disturbed by what I saw

I thought I was open-minded. Raised by my open and well-educated mother and father, and having traveled fairly widely and having known a lot of different kinds of

Bob Rodriguez

Stumbling on our planned trip

by Bob Rodriquez [caption id="attachment_6617" align="alignright" width="208"] Bob Rodriguez[/caption] We had an experience of a different sort last week. Word was that our son in SW Oregon would wed

Mary Jane Ontiveroz

My Heaven-scent Valentine’s gift

[caption id="attachment_6420" align="alignright" width="204"] Mary Jane Ontiveroz[/caption] Valentine’s Day evening as I prepared dinner for my sister’s family I realized that I’d forgotten a few important items. The time

Gary Noth

Camping trip adventures

It’s my favorite time of year, time to go camping and enjoy the beauty of nature. I am one of those people whose camping trips always turn into

Star Trek fun continues with latest film

Who’s your favorite Spock? [caption id="attachment_1634" align="alignright" width="179"] David Peck[/caption] I ask this question because the latest in the long line of Star Trek movies plays this weekend at

Bob Rodriguez

Typing class came with strict rules

While working on a recent story and, as per usual, getting my fingers tangled in the keyboard, it dawned on my nearly 70-year-old brain that I’ve been typing