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Among the attendees at the support-the-police rally were a group of men wearing “Proud Boys” shirts. The Proud Boys are a violent, white supremacist group, flimsy denials … more
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Is it just me or did The Leader just mutate? The Aug.26 Leader had front-page news on how a few minimum wage workers are collecting the extra $600/week and gasp, not returning to work. Holy … more
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Most of the time this column is a weekly refuge from the problems and controversies that permeate most of the daily television, internet or newspaper feedings from the news trough.  However, … more
This week's toon from Nhatt Nichols. more
It would be difficult to overstate the benefits of trees to our homes and communities.  Aesthetic beauty, shade, wildlife habitat, wind protection, slope retention, and privacy screening are … more
My “Biden for President” sign was cut down from a tree on my property last week. This is the second Biden sign that has been taken down. I moved here from Houston 10 years ago because … more
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It has been great to see Heidi Eisenhour progress so successfully in her campaign for District 2 Jefferson County commissioner. As a longtime supporter I am glad that those who did not know her are … more
There is no better fit for District 2 commissioner than Lorna Smith.  Lucky for us, resting on her laurels ain’t her style. She listens and cares and will go the extra mile. We need her … more
As a local and respected conservative spokesperson I’ve been asked during this election season to remind everyone of the dangers of “Sidewalk Socialism.”  Right under our … more
Four preventable tragedies. In 1856, Eunice Foote described how CO2 trapped solar heat in a jar, speculating this may happen in the atmosphere. Later 19th century scientists like Tyndall and … more
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Lorna Smith’s remarks at the Virtual Fish Feast sponsored by Jefferson County Democrats on Aug. 23 began with a quote that sailors will understand. “The pessimist complains about the … more
I urge my fellow residents of Jefferson County to vote for Heidi Eisenhour for county commissioner. I have known Heidi for years and observe her to be a woman of fierce integrity with a vision for … more
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