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JAMES M. HOHMAN: Lawmakers shouldn’t bend to bad road funding policy

By JAMES M. HOHMAN Guest Columnist The governor and legislative leadership want to make a road funding deal part of the budget for the …

Like a child

Like a child

By GLENN ZARING News Advocate Columnist Have you ever been around one of the precocious 6 year olds who when they are given an explanation …

Sometimes you just wonder, ‘Why?’

Sometimes you just wonder, ‘Why?’

We all have our ponderous moments or those times in our life where we ask that proverbial question, “You ever wonder why?” For me most …

Editorials

GUEST VIEW: Save California’s species from Trump

The following editorial was published in the Los Angeles Times: California has its own laws to protect endangered plants and animals from …

GUEST VIEW: Include measles vaccine on your checklist of back-to-school supplies

The following editorial was published in the Chicago Tribune: (TNS) Worry about measles fades over the summer. Kids scatter to parks and …

GUEST VIEW: Hottest month ever heats up climate change debate

The following editorial was published in the Mercury News: (TNS) The revelation last week that July was the hottest month on record shows …

Letters to the Editor

JERRY SIEBLER: Instead of doing work, elected officials take vacation

JERRY SIEBLER: Instead of doing work, elected officials take vacation

TO THE EDITOR: What would your boss say if there was critical work to complete and you go on vacation? That is exactly what our elected …

PATRICK J. HUFFMAN: Applauds decision to help raise awareness of Amish vehicles on roads

PATRICK J. HUFFMAN: Applauds decision to help raise awareness of Amish vehicles on roads

TO THE EDITOR: As a former resident of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, I applaud the decision by the Manistee County Road Commission to …

JIM TINSLEY: Reader: Mass shootings don’t have to be our destiny

JIM TINSLEY: Reader: Mass shootings don’t have to be our destiny

TO THE EDITOR: After another weekend of violent mass shootings aimed specifically at the other in America, several articles have been …