Opinion

Media Life: Reporter’s-eye view was up close on day Mike Davis died

  It was a barrage of shots that crackled through a quiet residential area of Auburn. It  was a barrage of shots that continue to reverberate in the local and national ...

Reader Input: US needs calm, thoughtful governance

In this 21st century of globalization, we are looking at the law of unintended consequences in the eye. This Ebola crisis is beyond fascinating. It almost seems like a Hollywood ...

Reader Input: Provide closure for homeowner

Laura Larson’s world was shattered Friday when an “alleged” murderer took shelter in her home. As they sought to capture the suspect, law enforcement officers rai ...

Reader Input: Step up and restore house

The next time a murderer comes to town and wants to hide out in your house, you tell him to move on because you can’t afford what the police will do to your house. The (Pla ...

Give thanks where thanks is due

The Auburn Recreation District recently hosted its 3rd annual Great Obstacle Race at Regional Park. This year’s course was the largest and most difficult to date. The array o ...

Thank you for not smoking

Dear Straight Talk: Trying to quit smoking? Forget it! The trick is not starting. Leroy and Dee were heavy smokers who knew this. They told their sons at a young age that they pu ...

Understand the significance of your vote

My friends all know that I am very passionate about people exercising their vote. In fact, I volunteer my time registering people. I don’t care what party they pick — i ...

Reader Input: Larson family must be compensated

The tragedies associated with this event (Oct. 24 officer shootings) never seem to end. First, the deaths of the two officers and what that has done to their families and departmen ...

Reader Input: Hoping Scrappy returns safely

Re: Donnas “Martin” Hoskins and his little pal Scrappy (“Homeless man hopes to get back dog that was stolen from him,” Journal, Oct. 24). What right did t ...