Let the games begin

This week marks the beginning of a new season of winter sports. From basketball to wrestling to swimming, there will be a wide variety of sporting events around the county, showcasing the skills of the area’s young men and women.

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Support our small businesses

Today is Small Business Saturday, a time for holiday shoppers to patronize brick and mortar businesses that are small and local. This annual promotion was founded in 2010 by American Express, and was adopted a few years later by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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An attitude of gratitude

As people gather to celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday, we urge one and all to take a few minutes to reflect on those things for which we are truly thankful.

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Additional Articles

  • Warming shelters in Lincoln County

    Our community enjoys great wealth, and yet many people struggle and suffer. Our community must have a warming shelter so that we can save lives. We have many people who have medical needs, housing needs and employment needs, and we still have no warming shelter in south Lincoln County.

  • Doesn’t this bother anyone but me?

    I’m so disappointed in all the people who badmouth the president of the United States. Think about this: why did Trump run for president? He doesn’t take a salary, but he does take a lot of disrespect and badmouthing. And for what?

  • Oregon legislative update

    Mid-November saw a flurry of activity in the Capitol as we convened for Legislative Days. In addition to attending hearings on a variety of subjects, meeting with advocates and reviewing the new revenue forecast, legislators submitted their bill proposals in preparation for the month-long “short” legislative session in February.

  • I'm tired of winning

    Candidate Trump kept his promise: in one negotiation after another, his victories wore me out. I'm tired of winning. He told me he was the only one who could do the things he's done, that he's a stable genius who knows more than the generals and understands things the deep state bureaucrats won't acknowledge.

  • Try to think these things through

    A letter published here on Nov. 15 calls for a decrease in military spending, end to wars of intervention and a total nuclear weapons ban, saving $43 billion.

  • Holiday spirit of goodness and kindness

    In our holiday food and gift boxes, let’s remember with goodness and kindness those in our community who are homeless, elderly, veterans of all wars foreign and domestic, survivors of domestic violence, those afflicted with addictions and all the mentally and spiritually disordered.