January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Deafening silence in wake of oil spill

EDITORIAL

The price of oil has dropped drastically and the cost of a gallon of gas is breaking the $2 (floor) barrier. Fracking gas workers are being let go as companies can’t get the gas out of the ground cheaply enough to sell it at a profit. More...

Commentary

A dream deferred

GUEST COLUMN

Another MLK Day has come and gone. More...

Obituaries

Patricia Speare

Patricia Speare passed away on Jan. 17, 2015, in the Bodwell hospice unit just days shy of her 92nd birthday. Her family was at her bedside as she slipped away in her sleep after a brief illness. More...

Nation/World

Shy of votes, House GOP drops planned vote on abortion bill

WASHINGTON   With thousands of antiabortion protesters in the nation’s capital, Republicans are ready to push legislation through the House designed to please them. But it’s not the bill an embarrassed GOP was hoping for.  More...