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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 the pain of a breakup, but it can also apply to being a sports fan. […]

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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

David Peck

Digital conversion at the Hyart is impressive

The thrill of the Hyart Theatre grand re-opening in 2004 can never be topped when it comes to memories of Lovell’s grand movie palace, but I can tell

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The big Mayan calendar apocalypse was a dud

by David Peck Well, we survived. The world didn’t end last Friday. The great Mayan Calendar apocalypse was a fizzle. A rogue planet didn’t smash into the