What would I tell grandfather?

What would I tell grandfather?

When I was growing up I spent quite a bit of time with my grandfather. He was born in 1900. He saw so many things come and go in his 95 years on earth...

January 14th, 2021 |  


Country has double health crises

To whom it may concern:Our country is in the middle of a double health crises. One is a pandemic, COVID-19, the other is the opioid epidemic. Yet they...

January 13th, 2021 |  


Google monopoly not newspaper game

Google monopoly not newspaper game

It is no secret that Google has secured a near monopoly in the search and local advertising world. However, the impact on newspapers hasn’t been...

January 13th, 2021 |  



Biden’s job is to heal nation

Biden’s job is to heal nation

Was last week’s disgraceful insurrection and assault on the U.S. Capitol a redux of the 1814 burning of the Capitol building? In a manner of spe...

January 12th, 2021 |  


Hard to measure bag’s worth

Hard to measure bag’s worth

Dax stared at me in disbelief. I am the Treat Lady, and I had no treats. It was inexplicable.Dax is one of my regular customers. He is a young black d...

January 11th, 2021 |  


One nation, under God, indivisible…

One nation, under God, indivisible…

A little more than four years ago, The Times-Gazette was one of a handful of newspapers across the country that endorsed Donald Trump in his run to be...

January 8th, 2021 |  


Regardless of what I think

Regardless of what I think

Of course, with all the sorrow and trauma that befell our 2020, there were some smaller items you may have missed, and one of those occurred in early ...

January 7th, 2021 |  


A closer look at free speech

A closer look at free speech

The First Amendment, in part, says: “Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech.”For many years the protections of...

January 6th, 2021 |  


Keys to a happier new year

Keys to a happier new year

If you could describe 2020 in one word, and for the record, let’s eliminate the word “pandemic,” what word would you suggest to capt...

January 6th, 2021 |  


Is politics our religion now?

Is politics our religion now?

Jon Gabriel, a contributor to the Arizona Republic, asked a provocative question this past month in a column titled: “God help us: Is politics o...

January 5th, 2021 |