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Our nation, through challenges, remains great

September 19, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the third of three parts. I’ll close this series with one more option and then some musings. more »»

Politics is a whole other language

September 19, 2016 Well folks, it’s happened. Stupidity has prevailed again, this time in New York City. The cab drivers there don’t have to learn English. That’s right, you heard me right and read it correctly. more »»

Plenty of pieces in play besides just presidency

September 18, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the second of three parts regarding the November election. Part one was published Saturday. more »»

County’s deal on cheese firm full of holes

September 18, 2016 By NATE WILSON The current bankruptcy of Empire Specialty Cheese, LLC, should be no surprise. more »»

Taking pride in town’s top dog

September 18, 2016 I am a very proud member of the Brad Anderson Recognition Committee and also a trustee for the town of Portland. more »»

Is character a problem for us all?

September 18, 2016 Public choice economics analyzes government policies based on the understanding that politics usually involves benefits that are concentrated for a lucky few, while the costs are dispersed over a... more »»

Getting to know people through the newspaper

September 17, 2016 I think it’s time I wrote a thank you to you readers. I’ve been trying to write my obituary because my sister Jo doesn’t remember all the things I was in. If our kids were in it, so was I. more »»

Why the ‘down ballot’ is so important

September 17, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the first of three parts, which will be published through Monday on the November election. more »»

The magnificent Magnolia Warbler

September 16, 2016 There’s a reason I have a difficult time with warblers. They won’t come to my feeders. Cherry trees surround most of the house while various apples fill in much of the res. more »»

Slick interests drive pipeline issue

September 15, 2016 What are we waiting for? The controversy over the Dakota Access Pipeline is the latest example of people putting roadblocks in the way of a clean energy future. more »»

Arts are essential to education

September 14, 2016 As students begin their school years, and we approach the fall in our community, it is important for us to remember the impact of education in our homes, schools and communities. more »»

Tricky issues on both sides

September 14, 2016 Charges of racism and xenophobia are being thrown at Donald Trump as part of the attempt to energize minority voting and create a wedge between Trump and the Republican elite (for example, Jeb Bush,... more »»

Trump bandwagon too close to home

September 13, 2016 The Trump train is roaring down the tracks and one of the first Republicans to join the conductor and get his ticket punched is — you guessed it, our state’s 23rd District Representative Tom Reed. more »»

Brilliance in Electoral College

September 12, 2016 “The Electors shall meet in their respective states, and vote by ballot for President and Vice President ... more »»

Growing minds, aging populations

September 11, 2016 Here are some news stories that you may have missed while you were being trained by the Athenex Co. to make pills. Oops, sorry, I forgot, that may not happen. Gee what a surprise. more »»

Your decision counts

September 11, 2016 In the aftermath of the United States’ 2000 contested presidential election, the U.S. more »»

Town neglects prominent natives

September 11, 2016 In my opinion, granting that the statue in front of the town hall of Brad Anderson looks very nice — and his is probably one of the most recognized names in the town of Portlan. more »»

History provides plenty of family stories for column

September 10, 2016 It’s that day again. What can I write about? When nobody comes, what can I write about? I guess I’ll have to write about the past. Everybody tells me they love to hear about the old day. more »»

Athenex stuck in state scheme

September 10, 2016 In February it was announced that Athenex was coming to Dunkirk and, with the assistance of a $200 million state economic development package, would eventually provide hundreds of local jobs. more »»

Founders were worried about Trump

September 10, 2016 Let’s count the ways in which the Republican Party’s nominee for president, Donald Trump, runs afoul of the expectations of our 18th century Founders. more »»



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