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Opinion

Reasonable compromise can be reached on vaccine passports

Local Columns

A week ago, The Sentinel took a stand against so-called vaccine passports. While that is the official opinion of the newspaper — my employer — it is not one that I share. Here’s why. First, we know that private companies — airlines, cruise ships, sports stadiums and the like — ...

There are many days besides Election Day

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: There are 364 days in a year besides Election Day. That gives every American 364 opportunities to plan to register to vote and make plans to get to the poll on Election Day. What is the problem? The problem is Democrats don’t want to miss the opportunity to round up every ...

Readers to pols: You’re not listening!

Local Columns

A few weeks ago, this column focused on the need for citizens who are unhappy with the state of our political and justice systems to speak up about their concerns. Your opinion can’t be counted if you stay silent, I wrote. Or as one of my readers put it, “We now have the government that ...

In America, states get to make the rules

Editorials

Major League Baseball has announced the removal of this year’s All-Star Game from Atlanta because Georgia’s new election law requires an ID to vote. But you can’t pick up your tickets for the game without an ID. Nor can you enter a stadium without passing through a metal detector, ...

Joe Biden’s bid to remake America

Local Columns

If Joe Biden’s American Jobs Program, outlined in Pittsburgh, is enacted, then the federal government will take a great leap forward toward irreversible control of the destiny of the Republic. To finance this leap, to subsidize this giant stride toward socialism, U.S. corporations are to be ...

We’d love for you to share photos of your big catches with us

Editorials

As the trout fishing season begins statewide today — no more split depending upon where you live — we wish all area anglers good luck and are glad they can enjoy an outdoor activity that the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t taken from us. Whether you go fishing just this one day during the year ...

What Republicans really fear

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Oh my, Mr. Becht what have you uncovered? Could your real problem be that Trump is gone? That the absence of your hate of him is leaving a void in your mind? That you are now seeing for the first time in four years what your hate for one man has done? You are now questioning ...

We enthusiastically welcome spring, a time for new beginnings

Local Columns

Each season of the year brings a certain feeling along with it. Winter is a time of warmth and coziness. It conjures up a mental visualization of blazing fires, warm blankets, and families and friends gathering to enjoy the holiday season. Spring on the other hand, blows in on March ...