Carol Wallgren

President must play global role

In the 21st century, we now live in a global world with a global economy. It is important to look at the big picture. We need a 21st century president who not only is the leader of ...

Bikini billboard lacks respect

Unfortunately, the tanning ad billboard that was the subject of controversy in Auburn shows the lack of respect for women and to say the bikini was conservative is absurd (Journal, ...

Behind the Signature: Carol Wallgren

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Lives in: Auburn since 1964. “My husband and I bought our first home in beautiful Aeolia Heights. I?love the parks an ...

US on right side of history

The Arab spring in the Middle East is the 21st century exodus from oppression to freedom. The human spirit longs to be free to pursue its own autonomy. How could the modern world o ...

We are all children of God

Don’t underestimate the rebels in Libya or the power of the people who want freedom. Every human being deserves life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We are all children o ...

Miners’ rescue effort superb

I totally agree with the letters by Carol Wallgren and Elly Derr (Reader Input, Oct. 19). Kudos to everyone involved in the rescue of the miners in Chile. Working most of my life ...

Auburn a great vacation spot

What a pleasure to live in such a beautiful town as Auburn. The first Wednesday night street summertime party (June 16) was a fun and enjoyable event. What a great idea. Perfect w ...

Nuns stepped up for health care

Congratulations to the U.S. Catholic nuns who defied the bishops and supported the health care bill. Most Catholic nuns are teachers or nurses and deal with people. They work i ...

No pitbull love lost Downtown

Why in God’s name does a 27-year-old man have four pitbull dogs in the middle of beautiful Downtown Auburn? My heart goes out to the brave teen who was attacked. In my opinion t ...

Bring bunny back in 2010

he Auburn Journal is right, the party shouldn’t end for the Black & White Ball (Our View, Sept. 20). The ball has become a brand for Auburn. The fairgrounds are the perfect plac ...