Guest Commentary


Hunting for ‘The Ghost’ raccoon on Lewis Creek

“Moon’s getting big,” Dud said over coffee the other day.

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Who should pay for Syrian refugees?

Last week, Congress dealt a blow to President Obama’s plan to resettle 10,000 Syrians fleeing their war-torn homeland.

Turning off the hot air

I really wanted to enjoy the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. I really did.

Should we ‘obey’ burning edict?

A Stage 2 burn ban is in effect today.

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Response needed to keep America safe

The world was horrified by the cowardly terror attacks in Paris that killed numerous innocent people and left many wounded at entertainment venues and restaurants, in what many now regard as France’s “September 11th.”

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There’s much to be thankful for

“Do you realize we’ve been giving thanks for almost 400 years?”

Charlie Brown wouldn’t be the same today

Let’s face it: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (which reaches the half-century mark on Dec. 9) was spawned in a whole different world.

Valley offers reasons to be thankful

Thanksgiving is a decidedly American holiday. We celebrate with friends and family. We feast. We watch football.

Giving thanks

Ever since I was a kid Thanksgiving was my favorite holiday. It marked the first of three vacations from school and big gatherings with our extended family.

Venison at any cost

In our part of the country, fall means deer hunting. Many of us will dress up like a pile of leaves, go out into very cold weather, and sit still until we freeze to death.

Make memories this Thanksgiving

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is just a few days away. It’s a time to give thanks for all that we have here in Eastern Washington.

Anchor babies bid for U.S. presidency

Prepare for earth-shattering news - immigration has become a key issue in the race for the Republican nomination.

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Common Core

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Safe Space