Opinion

Reader input: Lions, railroad make donations

Kudos to the Auburn Host Lions for its recent donation of $2,500 to the Center for Visually Impaired Adults.  It will be used to cover activities and operating expenses for 20 ...

Reader input: Doing it for the people, not themselves

For the lack of guidance a nation falls, But many advisers make victory sure Proverbs 11:14 A good leader needs and uses wise advisers. One person’s perspective and und ...

Another View: How to cope with effects of natural disasters

Natural disasters have been around as long as recorded history. This month marks the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. I was one of a handful of chaplains deployed to New O ...

Media Life: Auburn proves again that cycling here is king

It’s time to raise a frosty glass of sports drink in honor of Auburn’s ongoing endurance prowess – this time two-wheel related. The community’s – and ...

Reader input: Why some but not other stores?

I would really appreciate it if someone could explain to me why the county, or what group, hated Costco so much that no matter what they agreed to do or give big bucks, it was not ...

Reader input: Measure V is very needed

It is in the best interest of the residents of the Higgins Fire District to vote yes on Measure V.  Closing a station will be very detrimental for two reasons: your life and p ...

Reader input: Thanks to all those fought Lowell Fire

With this week’s good news that the Lowell Fire is 100 percent contained, and on behalf of myself and the Nevada Irrigation District board of directors, I would like to publi ...

Another View: Trip abroad made me realize we’re all in this together

    My sister Marilyn and her husband Ken kindly proposed taking (my wife) Mickie and me on a cruise of the Baltic Sea.  We’d fly to Paris, meet the boat ...

Andy Lukkonen: Giant

Andy Lukkonen: Giant

Reader input: Bush siblings are similar

It’s a great time to be a Republican. Have you been paying to attention to Jeb Bush lately? He’s just like his brother, “W” — only without the ele ...

Reader input: Trump speaks his mind

I agree with Greg Buetz (Reader Input, Aug. 2) about political correctness and I believe it is ruining this country.   That’s why I’m sick of politics and politi ...

Reader input: Utility boxes bring a smile

Thank you to all the artists who have painted the utility boxes throughout Auburn. They are beautiful, humorous, and historical and always make me smile. My out-of-town guests love ...

Reader input: No deterrent for suicide bombers

A recent letter about the Iran Nuclear Agreement stated: “The one sure thing that will hold these nations in check is that if they set off their A-bombs, their centers of pow ...

Reader input: Don’t depend on titles

In response to Dr. Reich-Kuykendall (Reader Input, Aug. 16), I would like to address his opinion about (President) Obama and (Secretary of State John) Kerry. Even though Obama wa ...

Reader input: Cage fighting is too violent

“Cage fighting” (mixed martial arts) is just what we need. With all the growing concern about concussions and head trauma, along comes another “sport” with ...