Somehow this has become routine

October 6, 2015 That’s what president Barack Obama said after a gunman killed 10 before police shot him to death at Umpqua Community College in Rosebud, Oregon …

Skip the bad advice

October 1, 2015 Camille Nesler This week instead of my usual smart-alecky column on a controversial subject, I’m going to pass on a …

What drove Volkswagen’s debacle

September 30, 2015 Lisa Earle Mcleod It’s another auto “scandal.” But unlike the GM ignition switch issue earlier this year, Volkswagen’s emission problem …

Remembering Echo

September 30, 2015 Jason Stanford It’s not hard to choose the smartest words Kinky Friedman ever said. “Your boys need a dog,” he …

After the fire

September 30, 2015 Jeanni Brosius After a small fire in my house, I was homeless for two weeks. Well, OK, I was in …