Editor’s Column: What Matters

January 19, 2022 Niki Turner 0

We started with “Life” magazine (first edition published 1936). Then came “People” in 1974, followed by “Us” in 1977, and “Self” in 1979. Those are the titles of national magazines and their first edition publication […]


Editor’s Column: Free speech

January 14, 2022 Niki Turner 0

It’s not “Groundhog Day” (referring to the movie, not the weather forecasting rodent’s holiday), but I keep finding myself coming across the same conversation in different settings: What is “freedom of speech”? The topic tends […]


Editor’s Column: One Day at a Time

December 16, 2021 Niki Turner 0

We’re only a week away from Christmas (if you haven’t finished your shopping, there’s a plethora of local options… check out the Shop@Home section!), and we’re two weeks from the new year. That also means […]


Editor’s Column: Odds and ends

December 5, 2021 Niki Turner 0

This week’s front page was rough. Not just because I find fundraising campaigns difficult and awkward, but because it’s a terrifying reminder how close so many communities in our country are to having no source […]


Editor’s Column: Giving Thanks

November 26, 2021 Niki Turner 0

It’s that time of year when our hearts turn to gratitude. What are you thankful for? For the month of November, or at least on Thanksgiving Day, we slow down long enough to be grateful […]


Outrage addiction

November 22, 2021 Niki Turner 1

My grandma used to buy those supermarket “rags” in the checkout line. The over-the-top headlines and doctored photographs were just barely plausible enough you could imagine stories titled “Santa found frozen in chunks of ice,” […]


Editor’s Column: But does it help?

November 4, 2021 Niki Turner 1

Oh, the name-calling and the slurs and the coded messages coming from both sides of the street… It’s a way to vent, to release some of that pent-up frustration and anger and dissatisfaction we’ve got […]

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