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Letters to the Editor

Water Shortage 01/23/2014

Bob Petersen

Why is it that, given the lack of rain, those in charge are talking about all the things that citizens can do to save water ? I would like an explanation of why all the reservoirs in the area are empty. These lakes were semi full to full at the end of the summer in 2013.< more

County’s Pick & Choose Encroachment Enforcement Laws 10/06/2013

Donald E Mason

I’m a 90 year old USMC WWII 100% disabled purple heart w/ a bronze star veteran who owns a cabin that I built with my brother back in 1965. I have a steep asphalt driveway that is being destroyed by … more

Government Shut Down 10/01/2013

Eleanor Wittrup

As I understand it, in order to pass (or repeal) a law in the U.S.A. you have to pass it by majority vote in the House AND the Senate and then the President has to sign the bill into law. … more

Recent Blogs

Honoring Our Nation’s Heroes 11/12/2015


This week we marked Veterans Day and honored those who have bravely served in the Armed Forces. Elmer Davis, a U.S. war correspondent during World War II put it this way: “This nation will remain the land of the free … more

Understanding Community Foundations


The following information has been provided by the Council on Foundations in celebration of Community Foundation Week 2015, running from Thursday, November 12 to Wednesday, November 18. The community foundation field is one of the fastest growing philanthropic sectors in … more

Veterans Day Message 11/11/2015


“Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.” – Former General of the Army, Omar Bradley Heroes come in all shapes, sizes and professions. This year thousands of men and women bravely put their lives … more

Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 11/10/2015


H.R. 1314 – Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015: was passed and signed into law on November 3rd Congressman Tom McClintock shares why he voted against it: “M. Stanton Evans once observed that there are two parties in our country: the … more

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