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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

Get Serious About A Balanced Budget 01/13/2017


Time to Get Serious About a Balanced Budget Amendment In the last eight years, our nation’s debt has doubled.  That means the Obama administration has borrowed as much money in eight years as our government borrowed in the 220 years … more

Permanent Water Rationing? 12/30/2016


Poised to seize control of water districts, the State plans to mandate permanent water conservation regulations while circumventing long standing water rights laws. On November 30, 2016, in response to the governor’s Executive Order B-37-16, the State released its 72-page … more

2016’s Top News Stories 12/27/2016


The top most viewed news stories of 2016 involve not only several fires but also many reports of missing persons. more

Limit Damage Of ID Theft 12/10/2016


1. If you become a victim of identity theft, you need to act quickly. This can help limit the damage. 2. Call any business where you know fraud took place. Ask to speak to someone in their fraud department. 3. … more