Your view: State needs to be involved in WBA high school debacle

Your view: State needs to be involved in WBA high school debacle

Can we envision the destruction of public education in the City of Wilkes-Barre?It has started and is escalating.The Wilkes-Barre School Board was set...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Your view: Conservation funding vital to clean water

Your view: Conservation funding vital to clean water

Growing up in the Back Mountain area, I spent the majority of my days fishing and hiking in the open spaces the area provided. I look back on those da...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Your view: It’s time to address the national debt

Your view: It’s time to address the national debt

When you raise spending and cut taxes you increase the debt.When you increase the number of people getting food stamps and all the other kinds of welf...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Your View: Standing Up for Seniors

Your View: Standing Up for Seniors

This week, I will be in northwestern Pennsylvania to talk with older citizens, health care providers and volunteers about some of the dangerous propos...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Your view: Nato playing US for suckers

Your view: Nato playing US for suckers

The United States alone accounts for about 75 percent of the military spending of the 28-country NATO alliance.NATO’s official guidelines say me...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Your voice: Thanks to officials in fight to save prison

Your voice: Thanks to officials in fight to save prison

On behalf of the Pennsylvania State Corrections Officer Association members at SCI-Retreat, I want to thank state Sens. John Yudichak and Lisa Baker a...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Your view: In defense of ‘pro-birthers’

Your view: In defense of ‘pro-birthers’

When I read a writer’s letter extolling a candidate who “had spent her life looking out for the least of my children,” I thought tha...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Your View: Republican Party showing its hypocrisy

Your View: Republican Party showing its hypocrisy

Viper-tongued presidential counselor Kellyann Conway, proficient at lying or what she has dubbed “alternate facts,” may have broken the la...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Your view: Repeal of ACA would be a disaster

Your view: Repeal of ACA would be a disaster

As a family nurse practitioner, I have never been more fearful for the health and safety of my patients than I have been over the last three months.I ...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Your view: Republicans unconcerned about majority of Americans

Your view: Republicans unconcerned about majority of Americans

Republicans first started to hate Obamacare when Obama was first elected.U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, said the Republicans in the Senate wou...

February 9th, 2017 |