What most distinguishes America’s brand of capitalism is the widely held belief that the first duty of every business is to maximize value for shareholders.
Almost daily, educators across the country tell me that at least half of their students use electronic cigarettes, mainly the Juul brand.
Recent headlines and social media posts declared that the Trump Administration weakened the Endangered Species Act (ESA) last Monday. Accompanying articles adhered to the talking points of groups insisting that the ESA had been “gutted.”
Regarding "phosphorus causing decline in fish," Mr. Hill states in a recent H&N letter that "the major element causing the problem is phosphorus from the volcanic ash 'pumice' in Annie Creek and numerous other streams feeding into Klamath Lake as was found from research done in the 1970s."
Regarding immigration, millions of Americans have fled their countries for Western Europe. The 12 countries of Western Europe have a combined area of 418,841 square miles. Africa, the second largest continent, has an area of 11,700,000 square miles. Twelve nations in Africa are each larger i…
Bill Greenstein’s lawsuit alleging the state of Oregon wrongly issued a driver’s license to the repeat drunk driver who killed his wife is now settled.
The serenity prayer, often called the alcoholics’ prayer, states, “God grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change, the courage to change the things we can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”
Like every other right-thinking person, I begin every vacation with an earnest resolution to unplug from the internet: no Twitter, no Facebook, only occasional peeks at email. We spend too much of our lives overwhelmed by information; summer getaways give us a chance to take a breath.
Blaming mental health for mass shootings shows 'complete lack of understanding' of gun violence in America
The recent call by a national coalition of mental health advocates — including Poway resident Linda Mimms — for presidential candidates to focus on mental health issues is timely and valuable.
Residents of northern Lake County, including folks in Christmas Valley and Fort Rock, did not get what they wanted when the state refused to allow them to withdraw from the Central Oregon Community College district.
Gov. Kate Brown whittled down her list of prospective vetoes to just a pair of line items last week, and ended up allowing a bill of considerable interest to rural Oregonians to stand, in addition to a bill that will allow work to proceed on a project to replace dams in Newport.