Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Facebook | Twitter | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
What's your opinion? We value your opinion and encourage you to share it with our readers by writing a Letter to the Editor. Submit your letter online with our Virtual Newsroom.

Nightclub shooter: Foresight vs. hindsight

June 17, 2016 Along with the many other questions, some unanswerable, about the mass killings in Orlando is this: The murderer, Omar Mateen, was known by many — perhaps including the FBI — to be dangerous. more »»

Ohio needs to keep names on voter rolls

June 16, 2016 There are nearly 3,000 names on a Washington County Board of Elections list of voters who have been expunged from the voter registration lists due to inactivity. more »»

How to have basic rights in a world full of hatred

June 15, 2016 Millions of Americans suffer from mental illness of one sort or another. Yet very few of them commit acts of extreme violence. more »»

Be alert to abuses of medical marijuana in Ohio

June 14, 2016 Use of the active ingredient in marijuana for medicinal purposes has been decriminalized in Ohio, thanks to Gov. John Kasich’s signature on a bill sent to him by the General Assembl. more »»

Hoping there’s a new life for Claire E

June 13, 2016 Everyone likes a happy ending, but it looks like that’s not going to happen for the 90-year-old sternwheeler Claire E and the city of Marietta right away. more »»

Good Samaritan law could save lives

June 11, 2016 No one can say with certainty how many of the 182 East Ohioans killed by drug overdoses during the past several years might have been saved had medical help been summoned quickl. more »»

Give your input on projects for Marietta’s arts district

June 9, 2016 There are many sites in Marietta that, when seen in a photo or postcard, make it immediately obvious that it is the Pioneer City. more »»

Terrorists use human shields to slow Iraqi troops

June 8, 2016 Islamic State terrorists being pushed out of the critical Iraqi city of Fallujah have slowed the advance of Iraqi troops with a very effective tactic — use of human shield. more »»

No room for violence at GOP convention

June 7, 2016 Thuggery directed at supporters of presumptive Republican nominee for president Donald Trump seems to be ramping u. more »»

Harmar path a great addition for Marietta

June 6, 2016 When you’ve got a good thing going it’s inevitable that at some point it will be copied. What’s the saying; imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. more »»

Support our local VFDs

June 4, 2016 Our local fire departments are often strapped for people and cash. For those looking for a way to help them out, the fire departments offer a sweet deal. more »»

Traveling by air can be a hassle, but you can help

June 3, 2016 Travel season is upon us, and as many local residents take to the skies in coming weeks, they may, for the first time, experience the absurdly long security lines that have prompted the... more »»

Stakes are high in battle for Fallujah

June 2, 2016 Iraqi troops engaged in vicious fighting to drive Islamic State terrorists out of Fallujah are involved in more than a battle. Their success or failure will do much to define U.S. more »»

Marijuana law needs careful review

June 1, 2016 A substantial number of legislators have serious concerns about a medical marijuana bill passed by the Ohio General Assembly. Whether it becomes law is up to Gov. John Kasich. more »»

Canada is more than an ally, it’s a friend

May 31, 2016 A formation of nine foreign warplanes making low passes over Washington, D.C., normally would be cause for enormous alarm. But not the other day. more »»

Progress at the Armory is welcomed

May 30, 2016 After all these years and countless city meetings, it appears progress is being reported in the usage of the renovated Armory. more »»

U.S. Govt.mistakes are costly

May 28, 2016 President Barack Obama’s administration has worked to release thousands of drug offenders from prison before their original sentences have expire. more »»

Charter schools must be accountable

May 27, 2016 One online charter school in Ohio informed students they had to be logged onto the institution’s website for only 60 minutes a day. Another had just 16 full-time students, not the 57 it claimed. more »»

Frontier voters should demand answers

May 26, 2016 More than a week after Frontier Local Schools Superintendent Kevin Turner was placed on administrative leave by the board of education, the public still has no answers as to why. more »»

GED rules make it harder to get degree

May 25, 2016 Ohioans who did not obtain conventional high school diplomas should not have to pay an arm and a leg to obtain an equivalency certificate. more »»



I am looking for:
News, Blogs & Events Web