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Opinion

Who is to blame for the outbreak? Not Trump

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I still keep hearing Democrats say that Donald Trump didn’t do enough to protect the United States from COVID-19 and it is the biggest lie that could ever be. I will give everyone the correct timeline with facts that cannot be disputed. Jan. 21: “This is not a major ...

MCHS MiniTHON team deserves our highest praise for job well done

Editorials

In a year unlike any other most everyone has ever seen, it seems like arguments and discord are just par for the course. But one of the things we feel safe in stating is that we can all agree cancer is a terrible thing, especially when it attacks children who haven’t yet had the chance to ...

Ask if you’ll be part of problem or solution

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I hesitate to write this letter to the editor because I know how people usually respond to them. After the title or the first few lines, we either agree and read on or disagree and think the writer is lying, uneducated, etc. Hopefully by now you have not been able to figure out ...

MiniTHON team thankful for sponsors’ support

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Mifflin County High School MiniTHON team would like to give a huge shout out to our many area business owners and managers who opened their hearts to help by sponsoring our fundraising efforts. Our major sponsors are ABATE of PA, Body & Soul Community Center, ...

We cannot reward North Korea for its continued provocations

Editorials

Some things never change. North Korean dictators’ determination to stay in power by keeping the rest of the world off balance is one of them. For a time, it seemed as if North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un might be altering course from that pursued by his father and grandfather. Kim and ...

Blame for unrest falls on enablers of disrespect

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Our culture, our society and elements of our federal, state and local governments, media, church, universities and courts have taught and trained people that it’s OK to resist police, resist arrest, fight police and disrespect them and our laws. How do you teach and train ...

If we don’t soften our hearts, change won’t come

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I would like to comment on June 15’s editorial in the Lewistown Sentinel titled “With so many still comfortable with their racism, we still have a long way to go.” Thank you for expressing what I’ve been thinking. So where do we go from here? The political rhetoric ...