Your view: Educate yourself to avoid buying a puppy-mill pet

Your view: Educate yourself to avoid buying a puppy-mill pet

Purchasing a puppy or a kitten is a big responsibility, especially when making the decision as to where to purchase.Like everything you buy, give some...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Your view: Why has Trump reversed Obama order?

Your view: Why has Trump reversed Obama order?

The cost to house a federal prisoner in a government-owned penitentiary exceeds $50,000 a year and even more in a privately owned prison.In 1980, the ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


YOUR VIEW: Remember to thank EMS and EMT workers

YOUR VIEW: Remember to thank EMS and EMT workers

Most people shy away when an emergency strikes. However, there are a few who run toward the trouble to provide care and lend their assistance. We refe...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Your view: Speak out for HB39 and HB722

Your view: Speak out for HB39 and HB722

There are two important government reform bills currently before the General Assembly — HB39, a gift ban for state legislators, and HB722, which...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Your view: Democrats need to offer solutions, not fight Trump

Your view: Democrats need to offer solutions, not fight Trump

I read Ian Washington’s letter in “Your View.”Ian claims President Donald Trump interfered with the FBI investigations. Prove it, Ia...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Your view: Act 13 funds should go to levee maintenance

Your view: Act 13 funds should go to levee maintenance

Use Act 13 funds for levee maintenace. That is my rebuttal to Luzerne County using Act 13 funds for the Riverfront Parks Committee.The people of Luzer...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Your view: Affordable Care Act a lifesaver

Your view: Affordable Care Act a lifesaver

The Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, saved my life.Thanks to the elimination of lifetime caps on money for mental illness treatments — m...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Your view: Fake news becoming more and more prevalent

Your view: Fake news becoming more and more prevalent

Americans are now living in the age of fake news and false media.During the 2016 presidential election fake news played a major role in the outcome. A...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Your view: Barletta has obligation to push Trump investigation

Your view: Barletta has obligation to push Trump investigation

I grew up in the Wyoming Valley, but I now live in Washington, D.C., where we have had an interesting week.President Donald Trump is rapidly destroyin...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Your view: Thanks to charitable organizations

Your view: Thanks to charitable organizations

I would like to extend a note of gratitude to the wonderful organizations in our area for sponsoring fundraisers to benefit worthy causes that deserve...

May 18th, 2017 |