Your View: Tell legislators to support the Animal Bill of Rights

It has become far too common for millions of animals to be subjected to daily torment and death.Animals have no legal rights. Without strong legal pro...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Their view: More tweeting, less thinking: Trump epitomizes troubling trend

Their view: More tweeting, less thinking: Trump epitomizes troubling trend

Donald Trump’s ability to rally his supporters and capture headlines with 140 characters or less clearly benefited his presidential campaign. An...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Getting past that ‘first time’ opens doors to the future

Beyond the Byline: Getting past that ‘first time’ opens doors to the future

When I was a kid, every summer would find me standing at the end of the high dive, looking down at the water with an ever-growing line behind me.Often...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Their view: Trump hasn’t settled conflicts-of-interest fears

Their view: Trump hasn’t settled conflicts-of-interest fears

While spending a few days in a posh South American sea resort in Uruguay during the first week of the year, I learned about the sudden — and mys...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Clicking through confirmation hearing roulette

Clicking through confirmation hearing roulette

WASHINGTON — Back in the days when remote controls for changing channels were a brag-to-the-neighbors luxury accessory, Mad Magazine developed a...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Your view: Some songs for the inauguration

Your view: Some songs for the inauguration

The editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, depicting the Red Army choir singing at President Trump’s inauguration struck a chord in my m...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Your voice: Tired of paying taxes

Your voice: Tired of paying taxes

Taxes, taxes, and more taxes. Why should I keep paying?The new year has not even come, and I am being taxed again.Now, can someone answer me this ques...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Your voice: Country needs to turn back to God

Your voice: Country needs to turn back to God

Reading the article last Sunday “Changes in American religion” by James A. Haught reminds me of reading Time Magazine in my high school li...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Your voice: Left-wingers showing their hypocrisy

President Obama has stated: “Because when you try to sow the seeds of doubt in people’s mind about the legitimacy of our elections, that u...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Capitol Roundup: Cartwright introduces bill to alleviate burdens of military families

Capitol Roundup: Cartwright introduces bill to alleviate burdens of military families

WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright this week re-introduced the bipartisan Military Spouse Job Continuity Act of 2017 with the support of 5...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |