Ohioans deserve clean water

To the editor:Access to clean air and water is critical to the success of our country, state, and community. In our community, we depend on the lake f...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Gambling: Just as dangerous as drugs?

Gambling: Just as dangerous as drugs?

With the Kentucky Derby this weekend, what better time to educate yourself on the potential risks of gambling? Gambling is the act of risking somethin...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Let’s end government shutdowns for good

Let’s end government shutdowns for good

Let’s shut down government shutdowns. They don’t work for anyone. Even the threat of government shutdowns hurts the economy, and when you ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Saving drug abusers is a moral responsibility

Despite the clearly epidemic status of opioid abuse in this nation, there is a growing backlash against efforts among emergency workers and school off...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Can or should wars have rules?

Can or should wars have rules?

When we were kids, like most siblings, we would get into disagreements about almost anything. We would punch, wrestle, and even throw things at each o...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Swindell puts on his blinders

To the editor:In response to Rob Swindell’s liberal slant on Donald Trump’s “fake news” terminology, it might be wise on Swind...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


The House is taking mental illness seriously

The House is taking mental illness seriously

It never fails: In the few dozen police reports I read every week from agencies in Lorain County, there are always pink slips.These aren’t old-s...

April 28th, 2017 |  


We are not Earth’s masters

We are not Earth’s masters

On April 24, some of us celebrated Earth Day. This year’s celebration was decidedly different because many scientists turned the day into a deci...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Prioritizing Ohio’s greatest needs

Prioritizing Ohio’s greatest needs

The process of crafting the state operating budget is one that takes much deliberation, balancing the needs and priorities of all Ohioans. Per the Ohi...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Track coach gives thanks

To the editor:I would like to thank all of the the major sponsors to make the 62nd Annual Comet Relays a huge success: Sliman’s Dodge/Jeep/Chrys...

April 26th, 2017 |