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home : opinions April 24, 2018


The legacy of Wildhaven Preserve
Concerning the article on April 11 titled "Wildhaven Preserve may become public land," (The Nugget, page 1): As the caretaker of Wildhaven Preserve I would like to add some insight into this continuing saga.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The devil's details of firearms regulation
Since the Florida high school shooting, there have been many gun-control proposals and even state legislation passed, at least in Florida. I am truly encouraged by the actions of so many high school students across this country and their growing influence.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Support programs that make Sisters a community
My family and I would like to convey our strong support of both the Sisters School District and Sisters Park & Recreation District five-year operating levies on the upcoming May 15 election. For the community of Sisters, the saying "it takes a village" not only applies to the villagers but also to the public entities that serve the village.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Choosing an electric car is not about battery recycling
After reading the well-written electric car article by Ethan Ferwalt, I realized that the article was actually about lithium-ion battery toxicity, hazards, and lack of recycling and should not be interpreted as: "electric vehicles are bad." I also found it ironic that directly under the article was an ad for a LI battery chainsaw.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
SCA needs a helping hand
How many times last winter did we grab the hand or arm of a friend and carefully, cautiously inch our way across ice-covered sidewalks and roads? Walking on a slippery slope of any kind is best done when we hold hands. In our current culture, raising children can be a very slippery slope.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
'A cheerful heart is good medicine'
In her article "Mental illness and places of worship," ("Your story matters," The Nugget, January 31, page 7) Audry Van Houweling makes some valid points.

Throughout history, the mentally ill typically have not been able to find refuge in places of worship and have instead been faced with shame at their presumed lack of faith or pressure to put on a happy face despite their internal turmoil. However, I thank Ms. Van Houweling for noting that many churches now "recognize the prevalence and impact of mental illness" and are doing something about it. Yes, giving each other grace is crucial.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
















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