Opinion

Another View: Flush with pride, a father shares gratitude for his kids

It is a beautiful sunny day in Auburn as I sit here relaxing with my coffee and reflecting on the day’s events. I was in the audience while my son — James Kirby, a gr ...

Another View: SCOTUS picks are key

The fact that the current U.S. Supreme Court is closely divided along party lines is not a historic pattern. That is, historically, justices have not consistently voted together by ...

Any Lukkonen: Extreme fire danger

Andy Lukkonen: Extreme fire danger

Media Life: 1860s rails, films and history mysteries crowd the column

Newcastle’s rail history brain trust Chris Graves will be setting down some historic artifacts from the early Central Pacific days for the public’s perusal on Sunday du ...

Reader Input: ACA is what keeps children covered

John Manuola states that the Affordable Care Act must go (“ACA crippling many; time for it to go,” Reader Input, May 15). From reading his letter, it is clear that Jo ...

Reader Input: Company does a good turn

On April 28, Chem Dry of Auburn removed a large spot from the carpet of the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet free of charge. Evidently some unknown item had been spilled on the carp ...

Reader Input: Limit campaign spending

Support Senate Joint Resolution 19 and House Joint Resolution 20 to again allow regulation of campaign spending. Our once-special democracy is rapidly imploding with the unlimite ...

Another View: Serving up sacred cows with relish

Whatever goes around comes around; the prodigal son returns; a bad penny always turns up. No matter how you choose to couch it, I’m back. This is the first column I have ...

Reader Input: ACA crippling many; time for it to go

Like many of their political heroes, many liberals would like us to simply stop talking about the issues that make their party’s policies look putrid. But so long as these po ...