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It’s expected that transportation will be the biggest local issue in the 2008 elections. Most people aren’t happy. But instead of trying to find scapegoats, let’s review some history to see why we’re paying higher transportation taxes for longer commutes.
His race for Dufur public office was not going well. The voters in Dufur (DOO-fur), a small town in Oregon, were leaning to his opponent in overwhelming numbers – or at least as overwhelming as a town of 500 can muster.
OK, you decide. Last week President Bush, in a long speech commemorating the 60th anniversary of Israel’s founding, made the following statements to the Israeli Knesset (our equivalent of Congress).
A recent editorial in the Auburn Reporter might have left some readers with the impression that high-cost tolls were being proposed in our region with no thought toward diversion to local streets, the real costs to commuters or concern for personal privacy at a time when technology often leap frogs public policies designed to protect it.
My wife and I currently are trying to sell her parents’ home – who have quite happily moved out to enjoy the greater ease of assisted living.
He was the common lawyer for the common man.
Wanna buy a car that’s gentle on the environment? Then don’t buy a new hybrid. Are you buying organic food because it’s good for the environment? If so, you’re making a mistake.
I helped a friend and his wife load their stuff into a big U-Haul some days ago. They were moving to Southern California.
Kudos to school officials for selecting Kip.
News media mimic domestic beasts of burden: Sometimes lazy, often trainable, but always hungry.
It is often called “The Forgotten War” or “The Unknown War,” but many veterans remember it all too well.
Eighteen months after the campaign for their nomination started, Democrats around the country and the state are starting to get antsy.
A recent study underscores the fact that good health isn’t just a matter of personal choice for Americans.
Steam is rising from your friendly neighborhood drive-through espresso stand these days, and it has little to do with a creamy latté.
The great explorer Meriwether Lewis walked as many as 30 miles a day on the untamed Great Plains – the early steps during the first American overland expedition to the Pacific Coast more than 200 years ago.
He lied to us.
How did I manage to collect so many things? Who hasn’t asked themselves this question.
Exceptionally hot metal glows red. Unfortunately, the same is true for Running Start, the exceptionally hot program under which young people go to college while still in high school.
The flowers are starting to bloom, baseball season has returned and soon summer will be here.