Read letters to the editor, opinion pieces and letters from the editor’s desk.

Where does time go?

By Eric Becker The Write Team CARLINVILLE (March 15, 2018) – Next month, I will have been […]

Sunshine Week puts a light on the people’s

The Issue: Too often, members of the public don’t recognize efforts to conceal public information. Our View: […]

Thoughts concerning weapons

Dear editor, CARLINVILLE (March 15, 2018) – I’m writing your paper again to express some thoughts I’m […]

Why Idaho, ACA may matter elsewhere

 By Wendell Potter, Rural Health News Service WASHINGTON D.C. (March 8, 2018) – What happens in Idaho […]

Time to be mindful of severe weather

 THE ISSUE: March is Severe Weather Preparedness Month. OUR VIEW:  Severe weather can happen anytime. March is […]

Explaining the Explanation of Benefits

By Gordon Hopkins Rural Health News Service WASHINGTON DC (March 1, 2018) – Every time your doctor […]

Guns save lives – until used to kill

By Eric Becker The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Feb. 22, 2018) – Driving home from the state wrestling […]

Vegetable gardening is worth it in many ways

The Issue: It’s important to know from where one’s food comes. Our View: Sometimes the key to […]

Honestly Different

To the editor CARLINVILLE (Feb. 22, 2018) – “Honestly Different.” Those are the words written on Jon […]

Jones the right candidate

To the Editor: STAUNTON (Feb. 22, 2018) – Our 13th Congressional District is being ill-served by Representative […]