Columns

Political season is just beginning to warm up

It’s been a long time since there was a competitive race for the Statehouse here in Elmore County. The last one I recall was the ... Read more

Thanks to all who are behind the scenes

For several different reasons, I have been reminded lately of the shifts and changes in the American workplace over my lifetime as well as in ... Read more

Terry Burt: A true community leader

The true leaders in a community are rarely elected officials. They are only occasionally school administrators or noted pastors. Usually the true leaders of a ... Read more

U.S. honor and reputation on the line

After all the endless agitations over the last decade of wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, it’s been a little confusing to watch President Obama and ... Read more

It’s not the time for immigration push

There have been many times in the nation’s history when we needed new ingredients in the melting pot. In times of rapid economic growth, sometimes ... Read more