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Programs important in fighting drug abuse

July 26, 2016 There are three important programs available to the public this week, all with the common theme of providing parents and community members with information on drugs, drug abuse and other at-risk... more »»

 
 
 
Keep other terror groups on watch, too

July 25, 2016 The Islamic State is the politically incorrect terrorist organization of the year. more »»

Peaceful Cleveland convention testimony to city’s police

July 23, 2016 Remember the lead-up top the Republican National Convention in Cleveland? For weeks before it opened, there was speculation about violent demonstrations and confrontations among competing protesters... more »»

High heat poses a danger, be prepared

July 22, 2016 The sizzling summer of 2016 just got hotter. Highs are expected in the 90s this weekend and the heat index is likely to break 100 degrees. Please take care. more »»

Efforts to check charter school are not political

July 21, 2016 Ohio’s delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland are, by and large, involved, intelligent, informed, influential people. more »»

Frontier should resolve allegations

July 20, 2016 The Frontier Local school district seems to be playing a game of hot potat. more »»

High school library upgrade a positive step

July 19, 2016 While some schools in some states are trimming library hours and staffs, Fort Frye High School and the Fort Frye School district are to be commended for upgrading its high school library and bringin... more »»

The world must work together to stop terror

July 18, 2016 How is it that a few small terrorist groups with relatively limited resources have been able to kill so many people in so many different places? We know the answer to that, but it raises another... more »»

State Dept. must answer for security, email lapses

July 16, 2016 It turns out Hillary Clinton had an option she did not use, probably wisely, in defending her use of personal email servers for official business while she was secretary of state: Everyone else is... more »»

Police deserve our support

July 15, 2016 A series of tragedies last week provoked raw emotion across the natio. more »»

Who gets access to cellphone secrets?

July 14, 2016 Secrecy over technology is unacceptable when the prosecutors need evidence, government lawyers argued in the Apple cellphone situation a few months ago. more »»

Hold all schools to acceptable standards

July 13, 2016 Imagine reading that during a two-year period, 14 schools in Ohio were closed because they were not doing a good enough job for students. Shocking, right? Believe it. more »»

Words matter right now

July 12, 2016 "I think we have got to learn to disagree without being violently disagreeable..." Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said it best: Words matter at this time. more »»

Continue to support W.Va. flood victims

July 11, 2016 Some of the victims of widespread flooding in West Virginia late last month will never recover fully from the disaster. For those who lost loved ones, life can never be the sam. more »»

Choosing to protect and serve

July 9, 2016 The officers killed by a sniper at a demonstration in Dallas Thursday were killed while protecting those protesting against them. more »»

Alzheimer’s still robbing people of their lives

July 8, 2016 Alzheimer’s disease knows not from accomplishments. It claims the minds of those it affects and, eventually, it claims their live. more »»

Welcome President Ruud; good luck at Marietta College

July 7, 2016 Marietta College has been an essential part of the community for more than a century and it remains so today. more »»

Right Path continues to make a difference

July 6, 2016 The Right Path for Washington County is building on its legacy of good works in our community. Summer is here and that means it’s time for fun. more »»

Our nation’s national parks are in need of TLC

July 5, 2016 Our national parks have been described as “America’s best idea.” The nation’s founders, who established a government based on liberty and with guarantees of it, might argue with that. more »»

The roar of the crowd and the rrrroar of those racers

July 4, 2016 Powerboat race fans have had this weekend circled on their calendar for a long time. Riverfront Roar has a busy few days planned on the Ohio at Marietta. more »»

Making the library convenient, accessible

July 2, 2016 We think plans to open another Washington County Public Library location in the Lafayette Center will go a long way in making the library system’s services more convenient to more peopl. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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