Gordon Ainsleigh

Jingle Jog rings in Christmas

It was one of those days that race directors dream of and zealot competitive runners will tell you is a little too warm — 65 degrees and very comfortable, unless you were run ...

Reader input: ‘Find someone to help, quick’

Some years ago, a gorgeous athletic friend of mine was unhappy, wanted out of her marriage, and was contemplating an affair. I asked her a bunch of questions, and found out that he ...

Reader Input: For Seventh-Day Adventists, applause

Although everything I said was quite accurate (and accurately quoted), I realize that I inadvertently created a negative impression of the Auburn Seventh-Day Adventist Church over ...

Reader Input: Sewer meetings really matter

For persons in North Auburn’s sewer district, facing sticker shock at proposed sewer rates, it is vital to get to both the 7 p.m. Thursday (May 2) meeting at Regional Park&rs ...

Reader Input: Smoking, park use don’t mix

So (Auburn Recreation District board member) Gordy Ainsleigh cited an “F” grade from the American Lung Association for not banning smoking in our parks. I wouldn’ ...

Reader Input: Vitamin D dose trumps flu shot

So … flu shots are 9 percent successful, huh (“Flu shot doing a poor job of protecting elderly,” Journal, Feb. 22)? And they don’t even tell you that you ...

Our View: Don’t ban smoking in public parks

Banning cigarettes in local parks may have merits for health reasons, but it is not a realistic restriction that will bring about the goal it tries to achieve. The Auburn Area Re ...

Reader Input: Facts won in ‘readers rumble’

In what now can be dubbed “The Rumble in the Journal” Gordon “The Ruck” Ainsleigh delivered a decisive KO to John “The Pseudo Intellectual” Siss ...

Reader Input: Arm against massacres

Dear John (Sisson, “Gun ownership? Yes, but with controls,” Reader Input, Dec. 30): Around here, we are the “common ruck.” Remember: Tom McClintock (NRA-r ...

Reader Input: US lives by guns, dies by guns

I was shocked to see one of our own public servants (“Blame these two for school shootings,” Gordon Ainsleigh, Reader Input, Dec. 18) under the spell of the NRA’s ...