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Opinion

Our economy can’t withstand another round of draconian lockdowns

Editorials

With the coronavirus coming back strong, a number of governors have already ordered new — or rather, renewed — steps to combat the disease. Most are reluctant to mandate widespread business closings, however. There are very good reasons for that. Our economy may not be able to withstand ...

Election system has been ruined by Democrats

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I totally agree with Mr. McClure in his assessment of our election system. We are on the cusp of becoming the USSA, United Socialist States of America. This election for president seems to show that the founders vision of this republic has been erased by the Democrats and ...

New and popular titles at Juniata County Library

Local Columns

Guest book reviews by Christine May, Circulation Assistant at the Juniata County Library. “Intensity” by Dean Koontz (Adult Fiction in print and eBook) Chyna and Laura drive from San Francisco, where they are both studying for their master’s degrees in psychology at the University of ...

Congress should pass the RPM Act

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I respectfully request that Congress pass the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act, H.R. 5434/S. 2602, in 2020. The bipartisan RPM Act protects the right to convert an automobile or motorcycle into a racecar used exclusively at the track. Modifying a vehicle into a ...

I’m optimistic about America

Local Columns

I’m a conservative, and I guess I should be writing a column about my great distress resulting from this election. But I’m not going to write that column, because it’s not what I feel. I’m actually quite upbeat and optimistic about the country that I love. With all my genuine, and ...

Urging mask use should have happened at start

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: So after COVID-19 has been in the country since at least February and a face mask mandate from the Pennsylvanian Department of Health since April, Mifflin County officials have finally decided to urge residents to wear masks. Too little too late, what Mifflin County should ...

Officials cutting corners has cast doubt on accuracy of 2020 Census

Editorials

Census Bureau officials’ claim the agency was able to collect information from 99.9% of the households in America strains credibility. It would during normal times, not to mention the middle of a deadly epidemic. If officials in several states, cities and organizations are right, the bureau ...