Opinion

Lukkonen: Safe

Andy Lukkonen: Safe

Reader input: Vietnam vets feel excluded

It has come of a common opinion amongst Vietnam War veterans that Congress tends to exclude mostly Blue Water Vietnam veterans for VA benefits. This group of veterans never had boo ...

Reader input: Word is all about context

I’ve been a foothiller for more than 30 years. I bought my first hotrod at the age of 16 in the San Fernando Valley in Southern California in 1958. It was a ’40 Ford tw ...

Reader input: Lions’ help is appreciated

On behalf of the participants and the board of directors of the Center for Visually Impaired Adults, I wish to thank the Auburn Host Lions Club for their help with a 4th of July BB ...

Reader input: Give thanks for living in a free country

We celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks, parades and barbecues. Many do not know the Fourth of July marks an important date in U.S. history. In 1776, the Declaration of Inde ...

Another View: Looking back to the words of our Declaration of Independence

With the writing of this column we are going to attempt something for the very first time. We are calling a truce in the Finnish Portuguese War. We will not engage in the usual sna ...

Reader Input: If nothing else, please choose a side

While celebrating our country’s birthday, please reflect on its foundation. Regardless if you feel our Constitution was created by dead white men and (is) irrelevant, or if ...

Reader Input: Take care of what we have

Goodness, when will common sense prevail among our local officials? New lights when our streets are the pits (“Council discusses sewers to streetlights,” Journal, Jun ...

Reader Input: Time to update on birth control

A leaked draft of a highly anticipated letter on the environment by Pope Francis casts climate change as a threat largely caused by humans and urges action to reduce the emissions ...