afghanistan

Exit Afghan war immediately

Does any intelligent person out there honestly believe that when we finally exit the Afghan cesspool we will leave anything behind other than an ignorant, illiterate, fanatical, op ...

Fallen soldier from Applegate to be honored with Tahoe National Forest trail dedication

Applegate’s Joshua Hardt died last October serving his country in Afghanistan. Back home, he had loved the Sierra outdoors. On Memorial Day, his country will remember his sacri ...

Memorial Day is a time to say thanks

The nation pays tribute to its military heroes this Monday, May 31. For some, the Memorial Day holiday is a time to usher in the summer season with picnics, barbecues and other fam ...

Labels come with connotations

Just as I sat down to the computer to knock out this week’s column, there it was, staring at me, the latest edition of the Loomis News. In the Letters to the Editor section was, ...

Spend funds on health, not war

We have been very wasteful with our natural resources and with our money, in pursuing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Not to mention the terrible loss of life of both our soldier ...