Opinion

Reader input: Fires not limited to Sierra Nevada

In response to the Auburn Journal Oct. 3  article,  “Report: Sierra Nevada at increasing risk.” The article accurately de-scribes the risk from forest fire, ...

Reader input: Vote Stearns for NFPD board

I was happy to read in the Auburn Journal last week that Bob Stearns is running for a position on the Newcastle Fire Protection District Board. (“Robert Stearns announces New ...

Reader input: Powers, Spokely for City Council

Ensuring a high quality of life, prosperity and a well-run municipal government can only be achieved if our future City Council members are wise, have an abundance of energy, belie ...

Reader input: What about patient privacy laws?

Above all, do no harm. Is it ethical to identify the name of the 26-year- old nurse who contracted Ebola caring for a patient from West Africa who came to our country with Ebola? ...

What’s the best gift anyone ever gave you?

Let’s take a break for a few minutes and not talk about ebola, the elections, ISIS, the Mideast, climate change or anything else newsy. The days are growing shorter, the ni ...

Reader Input: Heroes guarded Applegate residents

We are long-time Applegate residents, and we want to express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to the firefighters and all the agencies who fought the Applegate Fire and pro ...

Reader Input: It’s a flat world to McClintock

RE: “McClintock, Moore exchange blows in debate,” Journal, Oct. 15. While there are myriad issues that separate these two contenders for the 4th Congressional Distric ...

Reader Input: Tice-Raskin a superb choice

I have known Rob Tice-Raskin as a community man, father and friend for nearly 10 years, and know he would be a great judge for our community. While working full-time as a federal ...

Reader Input: Republicans espouse fear

Less than three weeks to go and the Republicans and tea party have finally settled on a campaign message for the 2014 midterm elections. Fear and loathing: The message is decided ...

Another View: I keep meaning to write about memory lapses

I believe that I may be the most forgetful person on the planet. My grandmother used to say to me “you’d lose your head if it wasn’t screwed on.” The phra ...