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Tim Throckmorton: Starting off on the right foot!

It was Founding Father George Mason, who helped write the Constitution in 1787 and aided in crafting the original Constitution of Virginia back in 1776, ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

Don Lee: Automated take off, landing a boon to pilots

As I was reading about Airbus research into automated take off and landing, I remembered my son-in-law, Riley Stevens, telling me about his automated landing ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

MJ Wixsom: Gorilla Glue attracts dogs, can have fatal results

Felix is a cute, almost two-year-old small border collie mix. He was in for annual vaccinations, when his mom mentioned that, four days ago, he ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

Patti Howerton: Different type of treats for your table

Want to raise some eyebrows? This week’s recipes are just the thing for conversations of how and what is that? We will keep it a ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

Pain or fear can make an animal aggressive

I know it hasn’t really been this way, but it seems like it has been the week of aggressive animals. Every day there has been ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Make tasty fair treats in your own kitchen

I had no idea so many readers say they loved fair food and want to be able to recreate them at home now that all ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Tim Throckmorton: Words of strength to get us through today’s times of crisis

Psalms 46 begins this way, “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Don Lee: Watching rocket history being made

Maybe reading this will take your mind off the virus, protests, rioting and looting news for a few minutes. Elon Musk’s SpaceX did it — they ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

MJ Wixsom: Sometimes, the mail brings a bit of happiness

On a busy Saturday morning I was interrupted with a sealed greeting card.  I could see through the envelope that it wasn’t hate mail. Even ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Mark McCown: Mother needs to stay out of son’s lawsuit

Dear Lawyer Mark: My son has had a lot of problems over the last few years, but has started putting his life back together recently. ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Patti Howerton: Relishes to delight your taste buds

For a different burst of flavor, try brightening up your taste buds and plate with relishes. They can bring a bold statement to any of ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Don Lee: The race into space continues

Although the national media did show a simulated launching of the Dragon-crewed capsule, most of our news has been about the COVID-19 pandemic.   I ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

MJ Wixsom: Finding the right words of wisdom can be a challenge

Forty years ago this month, I walked across the stage and received my diploma from the United States Coast Guard Academy. After the ceremony, I ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Mark McCown: Senior fighting with kids over yard work

Dear Lawyer Mark: I’ve got a problem with some neighborhood kids, and I need some advice.   I’m an older gentleman, and it’s hard for ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Patti Howerton: Braising makes cheap cuts of meat a treat

Braising of cheap cuts of meat to make them moist and tender in Dutch ovens has taken a backseat since the Crock-Pot came on the ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

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