Garrett: Bleacher butt is a real condition

Bleacher Butt Syndrome is real.Seriously. The Free Dictionary by Farlex, thefreedictionary.com, has an entry for it. And, if you want the technical breakdown, Bleacher...

Oden: Dragonfly bus brings back memories of aspiring ‘hippieness’

Way back in the day when I had shoulder-length hair, wore bell-bottom jeans, and played electric guitar in a garage band, my aspiration was...

Editorial: The importance of obituaries

Aside from the front page, the single most-read page of the newspaper is the obituaries page. Readers care about obituaries because the people featured...

Garrett: Sun doesn’t lie; winter is on borrowed time

In this bleakest, dullest, darkest time of the year, there’s comfort in photoperiodism.Once the winter solstice occurs just before Christmas, the days begin to...

Smith: It’s time to do the right thing

By Tim SmithLet me begin by saying I made a mistake in the naming of the petition that was posted online. The petition was...

Garrett: Tourism promotion will help grow Scott

In a news release from the Scott County Chamber of Commerce Monday morning regarding the new brand of Scott County’s tourism efforts, Brandon Hughett...

Oden: Winter storms now have names with no meaning

If a winter storm is bad enough to have a name, what’s the rationale of nailing it with a moniker that in Latin means...

Fighting fracking, promoting poverty

Unable to persuade legislators to ban fracking on the federal or state levels, environmentalists are now waging their war on fracking one locality at...

Garrett: The importance of vigilant parenting on Monday

When the Scott County School System and the Oneida Special School District opted to dismiss classes prior to the onset of Monday's solar eclipse,...

Garrett: Seed ticks make late summer miserable

I told you a couple of weeks ago that yellow jackets are the satan spawn of the fall season.That’s only partially true.The whole truth is...

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