GENE BAKER

Vietnam vets still comrades

I was in the waiting room of the Auburn Veteran’s Administration’s health care clinic when a man came in to sit across from me. He was wearing a well-worn baseball cap with lar ...

There’s always plenty of stupid

Re: Letter from Noah Foster-Graham, student, Auburn, (“Pot brownies don’t belong,”?Reader Input, Nov. 4): Your question, Noah, “Why would anyone do this?” There will alwa ...

Reach out and help Junior

Recently (Oct. 21) the Journal published a story about a boy with muscular dystrophy and a photograph of his happy and handsome face as “Daisy” was kissing him. His family’s ...

Nations abuse, use, accuse USA

In a recent news publication there is a large photograph of a joyous celebration. Written below it in bold print was “Tripoli, Libya has declared the country liberated” after a ...

Don’t go changin’

Doctor Wolf: There is a very rare millisecond in time and space when a magnificent lightning bolt brilliantly lights up the Earth and sky. Your smile, your touch and your kind and ...

US veterans, VA earn praise

It is not commonly known that the Veteran’s Administration operates the nation’s greatest integrated health system. More than 1,400 sites of care, hospitals, community living c ...

Can’t geese and people just get along?

On the evening of July 24, a man approached me to say he was taking a survey. It annoyed me because I was on my first lap of a three-mile walk on the Meadow Vista Park track. The m ...

Time to think about clean-up

In response to Rocky Warren’s letter, “Let’s start with a clean slate,” (Reader Input, June 28): I can’t recall when I’ve read a Journal letter that has not been, for t ...

Freedom is never free

Mere words can never adequately express the nation’s reverential regard for our brave, loyal and dedicated military services’ men and women. Unimaginable miles away from their ...

People die for free speech

Re: Carrie Moley, Auburn, (Reader Input, Jan. 11): Carrie: You accused the Journal of printing letters that, in your point of view, lack an appropriate degree of civil propriety. ...