The Technovore: Tablet computing a fixture of commerce, entertainment

I have yet to tap its full potential, but the iPad 2 The Technovore found under the tree in 2011 has been getting a lot of use lately. And I’m not the only one. The rest of the ...

Too many questions remain for a yes vote from me

Mr. Smith of Newcastle (Auburn Journal, Feb. 15) stated that he is “convinced” that Newcastle Fire needs additional funds. I don’t know how he became convinced, so please sho ...

Auburn’s Fit 4 Life promotes fitness from the very core

Promoting healthy living is a cause for Auburn resident Linda Moeller-Brown.“I’ve been teaching fitness and nutrition for 31 years,” she said this week.In October ...

Another View: Obama’s secret weapon: You

Team Obama trotted out its secret weapon for the fall campaign the other day. To quote an email message sent to supporters by deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter, that weapon ...

Community Portrait: In fat times and lean, Jason Keim is in Auburn for keeps

Auburn’s Jason Keim is pretty much a regular guy. Keim is 37 years old and has been living in Auburn since 1989. By trade he’s a painter. He’s also family man, married to Tif ...

Maestro’s loss deeply felt

We were so sorry to hear of the Auburn Symphony’s conductor, Michael Goodwin’s death, in an auto accident. His love of music and enthusiasm brought much joy to our community. H ...

Things go better with gasoline

As the price of gasoline and lithium in batteries goes up (gasoline just being over $100 a barrel), the fuel economy plummets to its “demise.” Approximately 50 percent of Ameri ...

War budget must be slashed

At a time when budgets are tight, and programs and services in our community are being cut back, the Pentagon budget keeps getting bigger. The Secretary of Defense announced on Ja ...

Don’t hesitate on Measure B

I don’t live in Newcastle, but I don’t understand why anyone would be against Measure B which is calling for a modest $146 per year increase in taxes to build and fund a much-n ...

Georgetown board spends too much

At the special meeting on Jan. 31, the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District board was asked permission to hire two new employees. I was shocked that the new employees would be ...
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