We’ve all seen the signs. Drive through any community in our region and there are “Help wanted,” “We’re hiring,” and even “Signing bonus!” signs everywhere. Employers are desperate for workers as the economy reopens, and have been for months, as April’s employment numbers ...

Reader praises the ‘For the People Act’

Letters to the Editor

With all due respect to our current Secretary of State, opposition to Senate Bill 1, the “For the People Act,” is a bit of a tempest in a teapot. The “For the People Act” is carefully thought-out, comprehensive legislation, designed to create clear guidelines and rules for elections ...

Is Harris dancing as fast as she can?

Letters to the Editor

Wow! Who woulda thunk it? Kamala Harris is not only the best VP the United States ever had, she’s also the best female tap dancer I’ve seen since Hillary did it in the Benghazi hearings. Lester Holt was calling the dance numbers in the latest round before she left for Guatemala to solve ...

Don’t call it a jobs act, letter writer says

Letters to the Editor

After reading Ms. Stemple’s letter about this so-called Jobs Act, I had to reply. America will pay a huge price if Biden somehow gets away with this turkey. Now before I go further, let me stress a few things here. On the surface, there’s nothing wrong with either party talking about ...

‘Lawless’ cities shouldn’t get funding

Letters to the Editor

Liberal cries to defund the police have coincided with civil unrest across the country. Massive cuts and calls for defunding police forces in cities have caused a spike in violent crime rates; crimes that would be preventable with the assistance of the police. Policing is an essential aspect ...



Despite a little public ribbing from President Joe Biden, and knowing full well how most all of his fellow Democratic senators feel about the issue, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is taking a stand on HR 1, the biggest federal effort to overhaul U.S. election law in many years. Oddly named the ...