Opinion

Media Life: Ex-Auburnite’s Saint Motel in media feeding frenzy

Drummer Greg Erwin and his band Saint Motel continue on a roll that started less than a year ago with signings to major record labels Parlophone and Elektra in Europe and the U.S., ...

Dispelling the myth of sheltered, friendless homeschoolers

Dear Straight Talk: I’m 16 and tired of the stereotyping I face as a homeschooler. Never mind that homeschoolers have hobbies, friends, engage in clubs and sports at our lo ...

Keeping the customer base in mind good for business

In cleaning out my desk the other day, I came across an article I wrote back when I worked at Gottschalk’s.  An employee came up with the idea to start a bi-monthly news ...

Reader Input: Liberal billionaire funds US discord

It is time for the media to inform the general public about the organizers of protests that are being held all over the country. I have seen on TV news, the same people with bull ...

Reader Input: Liberal billionaire funds US discord

It is time for the media to inform the general public about the organizers of protests that are being held all over the country. I have seen on TV news, the same people with bull ...

Reader Input: Nuclear war the genuine danger

Really? Climate change? (President Barack) Obama says climate change is the greatest danger to the U.S. and the world. Who voted for this guy? With the Chinese massing their ...

Reader Input: Women patriots, unite!

Dear American women patriots: It’s high time to prepare ourselves for matters of self-defense, community defense, family and friends defense. I spoke to a former FBI agen ...

Another View: What kind of country would make a drunken driver wait five years for his day in court?

I have a friend I will call Michael who was stopped for drunken driving while working in a foreign country. He has been held in jail for five years without bail and without an at ...

Reader input: ‘War’ won’t fix social problems

In my lifetime of 64 years, 54 of which I could truly comprehend, declaring war has been a big part of political policy to address social problems. Using the war metaphor for eve ...