Letter to the editor: ‘A very special day for me’

To the editor:I want to say “thank you” to those who attended my 90th birthday celebration on June 18 and helped make it a very special da...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor: ‘How much should a witch hunt cost?’

To the editor:As I read Tony Botkin’s well-researched June 25 article, “Expenses mount in fire chief case,” it occurred to me that t...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Tom Burns: Feel the scorpion’s sting

Tom Burns: Feel the scorpion’s sting

Of all the constellations in the sky, Scorpius, the Scorpion, comes closest to looking like the figure it is supposed to represent. The effect is not ...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Nicole Fowles: Ostrander to celebrate branch’s 25 years

Nicole Fowles: Ostrander to celebrate branch’s 25 years

It might be hard to believe, but it was 25 years ago — on July 3, 1991 — that the Ostrander branch library opened to the public as the fir...

June 25th, 2016 |  


David Hejmanowski: A child’s voice in court

David Hejmanowski: A child’s voice in court

“Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


On religion: The power of sharing our stories

On religion: The power of sharing our stories

The church I serve was first started in 2003 by a small group of people committed to beginning a new church. In the early years, we incorporated a tim...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Brad Ross: My close encounter with the national mammal

Brad Ross: My close encounter with the national mammal

Recently, during our annual whitewater rafting trip in Utah, we were fortunate to witness the newly named national mammal in the wild.We had just pul...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor: ‘Over 200 people looking for great food’

To the editor:There was a huge buzz in downtown Delaware the night of June 15. The town was crawling with over 200 people looking for great food from ...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Mariann Main: Some joy for a sad nation

Mariann Main: Some joy for a sad nation

Miracles have been a rarity recently. The halfway point of 2016 was reached after an avalanche of tragedies which have overshadowed these first six mo...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor: ‘Both amendments sound reasonable’

To the editor: After a nearly 15-hour filibuster, Senate Democrats were promised congressional votes on restricting firearms in the wake of the hor...

June 20th, 2016 updated: June 20th, 2016. |