Opinion

Crude oil spill can happen

Articles have run on the to-date 500 percent increase in the rail shipment of toxic and more flammable crude oil from the Dakotas and Alberta. (They) centered on the risks of derai ...

Film fest was fab

Kudos to the Del Oro Environmental Club and their recent film fest!  It was a thoughtful presentation of documentaries concerning our fragile environment and how it's b ...

Thanks for the food closet donations

A big thank you to the community for their generous contributions of food for the Postal Carriers Stamp Out Hunger campaign on Saturday, May 10. The Loomis Post Office contribute ...

Don’t lose your boat to a thief

Reading through the classifieds in a mailbox delivery advertisement paper recently, I saw it again: an area resident was requesting information for an offered reward about his stol ...

How young can you be to lawfully hunt?

This is not a trick question. Like my dad with me whenever he went hunting, I was chomping at the bit to go along. I flat out couldn't wait to put a pheasant on the table, to g ...

Media Life: “Draft Day” movie has Auburn creative connection

When “Draft Day” starring Kevin Costner lights up movie screens across the United States today, former Auburn resident Gareth Smith’s work will be a big part of w ...

READER INPUT: Prayers to the Doupniks

The community lost a great man recently. For those in our community that did not know Gary Sr., his generosity stretches from one end of town to the other and places beyond.   ...

Expect buzzing pests to be real pests this year

While we are in a full-blown drought, there has been enough rain, including some good late rains, to leave a pretty fair amount of standing water just about everywhere. As yet, the ...

Media Life: YouTube’s “The Original” gives WS100 pioneer global spotlight

A South African video production company has teamed with outdoor gear maker Salomon to share the story of pioneering Meadow Vista ultra-endurance runner Gordy Ainsleigh with the We ...

READER INPUT: Take a look at Wisconsin’s balanced budget

The movement for a Constitutional Convention, or as some are calling it, a Convention of States, continues to push forward, calling for a balanced budget and term limits. Supporter ...