Opinion

The Cummington Story | Richie Davis

The little red house in the hill town of Cummington, Mass. (pop. 800) sits not far along Main Street from the town’s historical museum, which… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Aug. 8

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle.… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2018

Naked Vacations: Yes, That’s A Thing | Tyrades!

According to NBC News, the travel industry’s latest trend is the “nacation.” As the name implies, a nacation is a “naked vacation.” Florida alone has… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Aug. 7

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Aug. 6

Today’s cartoon is by RJ Matson, Portland, Maine.… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2018

WEA insists ‘the money is there’ | The Petri Dish

Teacher salaries are soaring as the Washington Education Association predicted they would. Leaders of the statewide teacher union declared in March that a surge in… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Aug. 5

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2018

While Rome (and Most Everywhere Else) Burns | Mel Gurtov

By now we’re accustomed to learning that every year brings record high temperatures around the world. Extreme weather, says Prof. Michael Mannof Pennsylvania State University,… Continue reading

The Trump Show Returns to Pennsylvania | John L. Micek

WILKES-BARRE TWP, Pa. - In a test of his election year clout, President Donald Trump returned a familiar electoral battleground this week to try to… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Aug. 4

Today’s cartoon is by John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2018

Donald Trump and ‘The Death of Truth’ | Dick Polman

The lies rain down on us so relentlessly that we’re often benumbed. Shortly after Donald Trump tweeted last week that the Russians would help the… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Aug. 3

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Devin Nunes: From Dairyman to Disgrace | Blair Bess

After railing against the FBI, the intelligence community, and the Department of Justice, the character of Rep. Devin Nunes (R., Calif.), Chair of the House… Continue reading

Bond shouldn’t be spent on clearcut highway | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The proposed city bond for non-motorized improvements should be about safety in the public domain — on developed rights-of-way owned by the… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

Heard this tune before | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Bob Dylan wrote a song that seems to describe Trump — “Idiot Wind”! PJ McEWAN Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Aug. 2

Today’s cartoon is by RJ Matson, Portland, Maine.… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

A More Perfect Union | Lee H. Hamilton

You know these words, but how often do you stop to think about them? “We the People of the United States, in Order to form… Continue reading

Let’s ban foam cups and takeout containers | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The recent article, “Orcas of the Pacific Northwest are Starving and Disappearing,” reminded readers that our waste is killing our wildlife. Our… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Aug. 1

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News.… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2018

Trump’s 79th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s 79th week in office. This week’s contributing artists are:… Continue reading