My other brain is ready to help

Another View By Bill Hal As I grow older, I know more each day than I have ever known before. That’s almost true. The difference is that I don’t keep

Legislators must not wimp out on PERS issue

The recent news about Oregon’s Public Employees Retirement System was gloomy, but the response was understated – almost as if we’re all getting inured to continuing high cost of questionable

Feast or famine out on the plain

On the Edge of Common Sense By Baxter Black, DVM In feast or famine, at least examine the game we came to play ‘Cause win or lose, it’s how we

What they’re fighting over …

By Lee H. Hamilton For the Enterprise Barring a surprise at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland later this month, the race for the presidency is set. So this seems

The long commute … to Mars

Another View By Bill Hall Are we earthlings now preparing to settle on Mars because our frisky planet is overcrowded with babies? Or do our space dreamers now want to

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: The Vale FFA Chapter held its annual awards banquet April 21. This serves as a tradition for Vale as well as many other local FFA chapters, where

Voting lessons ripple from across the pond

Voter remorse is one of the sad ripple effects coming out of Britain’s Brexit election. As the pols struggle with how to accomplish the split and how much pain it

Early risers, planting potatoes

A common question over coffee the other day caused my fellow caffeine junkies to ask why some of us were born as day people and some of us night people.

21st Century citizen soldiers

On the Edge of Common Sense By Baxter Black, DVM The term “citizen soldier” applies to an army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers, like Vietnam War enlistees

Teen lauded for fire response

To the Editor: On June 25, Jacob Roy of Brogan was at work irrigating for the Willowcreek School when he noticed some smoke coming from down the road. Jacob figured