Opinion

Reader Input: Looked like a waste of water

Hello. Recently (May 13) I was at the Sierra Grill, the one off of Lincoln Way, waiting for my stepdad to bring me my keys. Around 9:30 he arrived and I walked outside, hearing t ...

Reader Input: Where oh where is new center?

Hi. I was just wondering why this project hasn’t been started (“New shopping center proposed for North Auburn,” Journal, March 20, 2014). If this place is going ...

Reader Input: Tireless volunteers made Auburn safer

Last Saturday, May 9, a group of tireless volunteers participated in Auburn Community Service Day. There, they worked on numerous Auburn-area properties helping to abate weeds, bru ...

Another View: Sometimes the utilities fail just when nature calls

I had a kidney stone about the size of a marble and it was stuck. It really hurt and Mickie took me to the ER early one Sunday morning. They couldn’t remove it so they line ...

Reader Input: Ruffcorn is a cop and not a firefighter

I have great concern with the Auburn City Council considering making permanent the appointment of Police Chief John Ruffcorn to the position of “Director of Emergency Service ...

Reader Input: No need to be police apologist

D. Jeffrey Sheldon, in his attempt to justify atrocious police conduct, attempts to combine such conduct with the more prevalent daily police activities which do not result in deat ...

Reader Input: Honk if you love Clarabell

National news items, such as the governor of Texas calling up the Texas National Guard to monitor or protect local citizens from the U.S. military and a possible invasion of Texas ...

Reader Input: Religion a cancer on our planet

A recent letter by one Dorothy Van Huff and others discuss the aspect of religion on our society and the “benefit” of worship (“Don't put blame on religion,&r ...

Another View: A bittersweet farewell

As this chapter of my life turns its last page I look back on my time here as magnificently transcendental. It is with a heavy heart that I say I will no longer be the Colfax Rec ...