Bicycles not out to get you

Let’s look at the situation of cars and bicycles sharing roads. To others irritated by cyclists, please think about this scenario. You have a 1,000- to 2,000-pound vehicle travel ...

’59 Little League memories are gold

I want to thank Todd Mordhorst for his excellent story on the Championship Little League Team of 1959 (Journal, July 19). For those of us who were around then, it is wonderful to r ...

Boys & Girls Club campaign a solid investment in kids

Auburn has generously supported its Boys & Girls Club for the last 15 years, donating money and sweat equity for thousands of kids who might not have such a safe, positive place to ...

Citizen patrols considered to curb vandals

Mortgaging the notebook while wondering what the state will steal next in its never-ending efforts to appear to balance the budget ... Fortunately, the state can never make off w ...

Taco Bell to ring up sales at new Auburn Ravine site

The Taco Bell on Auburn Ravine Road is moving to the other side of the street. Doors will open at the new location on Aug. 1. “It’s a much newer building and a better locatio ...

We are a nation of and for all

This is a response to “We are a nation of Christians” from Angela Collier. I’d like to commend you for being the Christian; however you do not in fact have to be a pastor ...

Bring our troops and money home

We have been in Iraq for over six years. Now we are sending more troops into Afghanistan, and we will spend another $92 billion on these conflicts. We continue to lose lives in bot ...

Out-of-pocket health costs skyrocketing

Our health care crisis isn’t solely about the 50 million Americans without health insurance. More and more of us with health insurance can’t afford the out-of-pocket costs we a ...

Don’t limit access to locally produced food

Please do NOT pass HR2749. First, my right to access to healthy, wholesome food would be threatened by this bill and I work very hard to obtain organic, locally and sustainably rai ...

Get health care like in Europe

We need to make changes in our country to make things better, to make better health care. Why couldn’t we do like Europe does where health care is paid for by the government, ins ...