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Opinion

We need a lifeguard who isn’t covered in mud

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I like analogies and Mr. Clark Wagner’s was a good one on the Lifeguard President. President Trump is not suited for the job in the traditional way which is why he was a good choice. Our government is drowning from the weight of career politicians drunk with power and the ...

As calendar turns, let’s keep focus on suicide prevention

Editorials

Each September mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies and community members unite behind a common message aimed at saving lives. While it’s impossible to underestimate the importance of a matter of life and death, one could argue that the message of Suicide ...

Readers’ opinions

Letters to the Editor

Job performance should guide choice To the editor: I agree with Kathryn Moore’s comments from Wednesday, Sept. 9. She said that Republican’s do not need to vote for Trump if they do not like his candidacy. There are many notable Republicans that are not supporting Trump: the Bush ...

Not too soon to prepare for trick-or-treating

Editorials

At least there will be no shortage of masks. So goes one joke about Halloween 2020. It will be upon us in just a few weeks. And, while it may not seem a priority to many in government at all levels, it needs to be addressed. Halloween rivals Christmas in some ways in popularity among ...

Readers’ opinions

Letters to the Editor

Workers make for successful season To the editor: On behalf of everyone that’s involved with the operation of the Burnham pool, I’d like to thank them for contributing to another successful swimming season. After being cooped up for months because of the virus, the pool opening was ...

Getting a flu shot may be more important than ever this season

Editorials

Mention vaccines these days, and chances are the talk will be about when some protection against COVID-19 can be expected. Another killer is about to take the stage, however. “Regular” influenza — actually multiple viruses that vary in threat level, depending on the year — strikes ...

Supreme Court fight is about life and death

Editorials

Chuck Schumer, Senate minority leader, says, “Our No. 1 goal must be to communicate the stakes of this Supreme Court fight to the American people.” He continued, “nothing is off the table.” Nothing? Not even violence? After the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Brett ...

Would I have called a social worker? Absolutely

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I would like to answer Diane Logan’s question from her Sat. Sept. 12 letter to the editor “What would (I) have done? Call a social worker?” Well Ms. Logan, yes. That is exactly what I would have done. But first, I would have covered the naked, handcuffed, man ...