Stepping out of your comfort zone is never easy

Stepping out of your comfort zone is never easy

I love some of the parts of being a reporter. I love that it gets me out and about around the county. I love taking photographs. I love the irregular ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Trapper Keepers? You better believe it!

Trapper Keepers? You better believe it!

I wish someone would explain to me the correlation between hefty school supply lists and academic success.Yes, this is going to sound like one of thos...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Women athletes deserve credit they are due

Women athletes deserve credit they are due

Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszú, aka the “Iron Lady,” swam the race of her life on Aug. 6, claiming Olympic gold and shattering a wo...

August 19th, 2016 |  


A veteran contemplates Aug. 18

August 18 is not a particularly meaningful day in the history books. Certainly not a holiday — religious, secular, national, or otherwise. And y...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Camp iRock puts effort where it’s needed

I had a chance to visit Camp iRock toward the end of July. It is a combination school district-YMCA-United Way summer camp with the focus on reading i...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Useless but fun trivia we can all use

Useless but fun trivia we can all use

Here are some really odd facts I found fascinating and thought you may enjoy. I mean, who knows when you may be involved in a hotly contested game of ...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Addiction can be beaten

I found Alex Saitta’s letter, on the growing meth problem in the county, to be very insightful. Alex is a problem solver, I think we would all b...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Are we acting of our own free will?

Are we acting of our own free will?

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as ...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Camp iRock is a true blessing

Camp iRock is a true blessing

I simply can’t believe it. After a year of planning, recruiting, fundraising … with a little anxiety thrown in … Camp iRock is over....

August 5th, 2016 |  


Give baseball the credit it’s due

Give baseball the credit it’s due

Recently, I was asked to cover the Big League World Series, an assignment to which I readily agreed. I’d never covered baseball before, but I kn...

August 5th, 2016 |