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After weeks of smoke-filled air blowing in from uncontrolled wildfires scattered across the U.S. and Canada, and worrisome news reports of falling water levels at western reservoirs that supply … more
Time may well be running out on American democracy. The election of Joe Biden and a razor thin Democratic majority in Congress provided a chance for the country to move away from the increasingly … more
Most folks are familiar with the phrase “green with envy.” While some attribute its origins to the ancient Greeks, others turn to William Shakespeare’s Othello and his declaration … more
The city council in Tower has an important decision to make in the coming days over whether they wish to contract for coverage with the soon-to-be reconstituted Breitung Police Department. Based on … more
My recent trip to visit my older brother, his wife, and family in northwestern Missouri and Kansas City was one of those times to wring out the laughter, hugs and joy from each moment. I was the one … more
Could it be the billionaires know something we don’t? Is it a coincidence that three of the richest men on Earth are all making plans to free themselves from this planet as soon as possible? … more
I have been musing about human beings and their seeming inability to get along, not exactly a new topic for me. However, some of what I have read, thought about, and even passed on here in the past, … more
If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em? As Democrats grow increasingly frustrated with new voter suppression laws being passed by GOP-dominated legislatures all across the country, … more
The month of June marked my reentry into the world without a mask. My friends had mentioned that it felt disconcerting to leave home bare-faced. Last week was my first outing to some of some favorite … more
City officials in Tower need to reconsider their threat to prosecute two developers who wish to gain access to the East Two River by removing a portion of century-old retaining wall, or pilings, … more
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