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Contributors/David Taub/Voices

OK, it’s all really about the economy

There is an age-old, home-spun platitude that is nonetheless true, as most home-spun wisdom tends to be: “You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.”  I have tried to change mostly unchangeable attitudes of determined folks, but I have been using high-test vinegar. Mea culpa.  Marinated in linguistic “honey,” I wish to encourage unvaccinated… Keep Reading


Beating COVID-19 is going to be a team effort

By Wes Kerr As we reached a much-anticipated summer here in 2021, it looked like the end of the COVID-19 pandemic was in sight. Local case numbers started to significantly dip, and vaccines began rolling out for the general public. That was the first time I felt like we could have a normal fall free… Keep Reading

United we stood

I believe most grow up admiring a hero or an idol, a conglomeration of their hopes and aspirations. As far back as I can remember, I was in awe of her. She was the type to attract people of all backgrounds. Unlike many her age and even older, she welcomed people, gave them hope that… Keep Reading

Contributors/Terry Manning/Voices

It’s past time to handle these Jokers

I’m tired, aren’t you? It seems like we all are, for sure. Tired of the pandemic. Tired of the virus. Tired of humming “Happy Birthday” while we wash our hands. Tired of bottles of sanitizers and germ-killing wipes. Tired of Googling mask effectiveness. Tired of wearing masks. Tired of social distancing. Tired of not seeing… Keep Reading

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