Category Archives: Local views

Abusing the abused

Trent Ernst, Editor A few weeks ago, American politics hit what might be a new low, with a video surfacing of one of the candidates discussing how he used his…

Creative Energy

Don Pettit The one big lesson we can learn from renewable energies like solar and wind is that clean, inexhaustible and immensely powerful energies are all around us, everywhere, all…

Caught in the Crossfire

Trent Ernst, Editor It’s like watching a train wreck. In excruciatingly slow motion. I mean, it just keeps going on and on and on. I am, of course, talking about…

More Solar Myths

Don Pettit When a new technology enters the mainstream, skepticism and myths often follow, especially when that new technology competes directly with a very old and influential one. Solar power…

Giving Thanks

Trent Ernst, Editor This weekend was thanksgiving. For many people in town, it was the first time in a few years that they were able to celebrate the holiday. After…

It’s sad, but life on the farm is like that

Jerry Kitt We were like expectant parents; Buttercup our milk cow was very pregnant. We kept watching for signs of the upcoming event. One sign we didn’t expect was her…