It’s OK if the truth is boring

It’s OK if the truth is boring

In many ways, Watergate did irreparable harm to journalism.The journalistic investigation into the misdeeds of Richard Nixon undoubtedly helped bring ...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Stand up and take a bow

Stand up and take a bow

About two months ago I had the pleasure of covering a basketball game like none I have ever covered. Over the years, I have covered more basketball ga...

May 5th, 2017 updated: May 5th, 2017. |  


It sure was a pretty something

It sure was a pretty something

I saw a news item a couple of weeks ago that said, “MTV gets rid of gender-specific categories for awards.”The ABC News story quoted an MT...

May 1st, 2017 updated: May 1st, 2017. |  



‘We have to do something’

‘We have to do something’

In the short amount of time I’ve been writing for this newspaper, I’ve been exposed to the drug problem in ways I never thought I would - ...

April 28th, 2017 |  


OUR VIEW: On Tuesday, vote yes for the Paint Valley levy

OUR VIEW: On Tuesday, vote yes for the Paint Valley levy

Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera said Friday that reported drug overdoses in Highland County are up a shocking 286 percent in the first quarter ...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


Best part of vacation? Coming home

Best part of vacation? Coming home

My wife and I are thinking about the possibility of maybe going on vacation this summer (something we think about often, but rarely ever happens), whi...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Barrera: Vote for the Paint Valley levy

A critically important issue which voters will decide is the Paint Valley Mental Health & Prevention Levy. Children and families in our community ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


The undoing of O’Reilly by O’Reilly

The undoing of O’Reilly by O’Reilly

It’s difficult to conjure much in the way of a defense for Bill O’Reilly and his unceremonious dumping by Fox News.If you knew nothing of ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


I like dogs; I really do

I like dogs; I really do

OK, before all you dog lovers out there start barking and jerking at your leash, let me get one thing straight. I like dogs. I really do. I like to pl...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Long-term care services and supports

Long-term care services and supports

We always enjoy speaking to our communities when we are invited to present as a part of a meeting, event, or other function. This gives us an opportun...

April 17th, 2017 |