One way or another, Dad pretty special
(Editorial ~ 06/17/06)
There are many activities to keep us busy this weekend, what with a blues festival, fly-in and fishing derby, not to mention the usual summertime sports and recreation. But let's not let our "busy" ness keep us from remembering one of the most important people in our lives. Whether he's still with us, has passed on, or we never knew him, our father has had one of the biggest impacts on our adult lives -- even if only because we missed having his important influence on our childhoods...
Should we have an official language?
(Column ~ 06/17/06)
This is the newest debate raging between liberals and conservatives across America and, in this debate, I have to weigh in on the conservative side, although I have never really seen it as a conservative/liberal issue. What would it mean if English became our official language? It simply means that all government documents would be printed in English, which should make sense to most people. ...
No easy answer on prairie dogs
(Letter to the Editor ~ 06/17/06)
Dear Editor, I am trying to respond in a more practical manor, as someone who has lived with prairie dogs for over 20 years now. I have gone from going from the perspective of Ray Haag, to that of Dr. Clements to back in the middle some place. Some of the suggestions in both the article and reply simple won't work. I try to offer some more practical solution to the problem...
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