Don Kurtz

Obama should not play God

This is a comment on a Washington AP newswire article Feb 29 about the spotted owl. The administration is moving ahead with a plan to kill certain owls in order to protect the spo ...

Kurtz couple soars at 61 years

Prior to getting married in 1949, Marilyn produced gas masks for the war effort at Jantzen Knitting mills in Portland, Ore. Don was off training to be a fighter pilot for the U S A ...

Make parking rules universal

Re: the article on parking (Journal, April 30). Joseph Tucciarone is trying to use his private lot next to the fairgrounds for parking and make a little profit. Enter Mr. (Greg) ...

Torch memories still exciting for Auburnites

The Olympic torch has made instant mini-celebrities out of those who have carried it – and even of those who merely held it for a once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity. Gary Hal ...

Columnist Helen Bale has inspiring attitude, humor

I just want to say how much we’ve enjoyed Helen Bale’s column over the years. We can relate to her adventures with “oh no” as we also adopted a similar feline. She’s a pi ...