Letters to the editor

...bosses should not be able to prevent access to family planning and birth control is disingenuous and typical. From what I've read, Hobby Lobby offers in their employee health plan 16 different forms of birth control. The remaining four are in the "morning...

Family holding out hope as search continues

...bringing in another dog scent team from Canada.The family of the missing have handed out ribbons throughout the community that read, "Find the missing four" to raise awareness of their disappearance. The ribbon is made up of the family's four favorite...

The Bookworm Sez: 'The Skeleton Crew' digs into unsolved mysteries

...Tent Girl.You know you've got a great read in your hands when, on page two, you...will end. That's what happened when I read "The Skeleton Crew."With a mystery-true...put down. When it comes to your Books to Read pile, in fact, "The Skeleton Crew...

Arts & Entertainment
Code Black

Now Playing Synopsis: Filmmaker Ryan McGarry profiles the dedicated ER residents at the Los Angeles County Hospital in this documentary that gives a human face to the ongoing debate over health care in America. With human lives hanging in the balance, these skilled doctors-in-training face harsh realities they only read about in medical school while struggling to work within a complicated system that demands every ounce of their energy and focus. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Ryan McGarry Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

What others say: Facebook needs to show more respect for its users

...data can be mined for analysis and research. But that's disingenuous. It's hard to believe that users who took the time to read Facebook's 13,000-word service agreements would have understood they were signing on to be lab rats.In response to the...


...Whether he knew the other girls or not, though, doesn't really matter because I think she is the pick of the litter. (If you read this column regularly, you already know that.)Finding out that we knew my wife's brother's coach's daughter (still...

The Bookworm Sez: McMurtry novel moseys through the Old West

...characters together with some of McMurtry's? I know I couldn't, and if you like good storytelling, then you'll want to read it, too. "The Last Kind Words Saloon" is a book you won't want to end.The Bookworm is Terri Schlichenmeyer. Email her...

Arts & Entertainment
[+Slideshow] Thousands turn out for Independence Day

...taking bites from Hannah Young's white-powder covered funnel cake. Within earshot of the feasting family, Dave Thompson read personal pieces, song lyrics and poems to pay tribute to the soldiers that made an Independence Day possible. Waiting in line...

Cal Thomas: America's DNA: 'The Federalist Papers'

...even in the face of multiple setbacks by the "checking" Supreme Court, is in violation of the Constitution, as one can read in this analysis of "The Federalist Papers," the philosophical foundation of our constitutional government. Call it America's...

SoHi graduate Blackburn continues with throwing career

...comes time to make her Olympic qualifying attempt in 2016, she will be 26, an ideal age to be hitting her peak."I think I read that the average age for throwers (in the Olympics) is 28, so with smart training, I should be close to (making it...



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