SCOTT JOHNSON

Reader Input: Quit name calling, consider GOP values

I’ve been prompted to write this letter in response to Scott Johnson’s “Mull GOP values before voting” (Reader Input, May 27), but also by all the GOP name- ...

Reader Input: Working poor create wealth

It is understandable that members of the 1 percent get confused regarding the role of the working poor and think that eliminating rights of control over one’s own health care ...

Reader input: Mull GOP values before voting

Thinking of voting for a Republican again? Consider this: Republican candidates campaign on a platform of cutting school lunch and food stamp programs for the working poor. Starvat ...

Reader Input: US health care costs too high

Scott Johnson’s letter, “Happy with new insurance” (Reader Input, Dec. 26), resulted in many online comments criticizing him for taking a subsidy to reduce his in ...

Dedicated core of players fill room with jigs, reels and waltzes

They were wandering minstrels of sorts. Not the type that travel the back roads singing songs of distant places and imaginary events. No, this was a band of Celtic music players ...

Reader input: Happy with new insurance

For my wife and me, our old horrible insurance cost $6,600, but our new policy with income-based subsidy is $1,284 a year, with far lower out-of-pocket costs, and it includes our l ...

Reader Input: Strike at Syria a moral duty

One-hundred years ago, clouds of death rolled over the battlefields of France, indiscriminately striking down soldiers, civilians, animals and birds; those not killed outright were ...

Reader Input: Stop the Syria saber-rattling

U.S. commitments to a negotiated peace in Syria will be shown as empty rhetoric if U.S. cruise missiles fall on Syria. The Obama Administration can’t do this without bringi ...

Auburn seeks public’s help to ID accessibility issues

  The City of Auburn is enlisting its residents’ help to identify public areas that need to be made more accessible to people with disabilities. As part of the city&rs ...

Reader Input: More to helping than regulations

I am not lawyer (Scott) Johnson, and I don’t own a dog! Many of you have seen me crossing over the I-80 freeway on the Elm Street overpass, in my little red wheelchair, on ...