Opinion

Hunting officials right to wait for new numbers

This is one anniversary the state’s official mammal would fear if it knew it was under way — the every-four-year review of the Bear and Cougar Rule. Public hearings are being held around the state on a proposal that could increase the bear kill limit, currently set at 640 each year, and expand areas where […]

Kent McManigal

McManigal: Self defense a primary human right

If someone is violating your personal rights — through aggression or by violating your property — you have the right to stop them. Nothing, no justifications or excuses, can abolish or alter your right to defense of self or property. The right of defense is the primary human right; all others come from that one. […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

Silence is golden — and enlightening

By: Curtis Shelburne More than once since a recent community Palm Sunday service, I’ve wished I’d not preached a sermon recommending some silence (introspection, reflection, quietness). I knew at the time how badly I always need some, but I didn’t plan to go overboard with it. Then came April 12. I’ll long remember that day. […]

Amos: A view from under the pew

  Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by throwing himself onto the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift and he shuns punctuation marks – except hyphens and dashes. the worrybird the other day boss wilma worrybird was passing by the church worrying about the way she was hopping down the […]

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