Being thankful

November 26, 2014 Jeanni Brosius “Where We Live” Thanksgiving is a time to reflect and to give thanks for the many blessings we …

Pass the potatoes, civility

November 26, 2014 Tom Purcell, Freelance Writer Note: This is an excerpt from Tom Purcell’s new book, “Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on …

Our Native American heritage

November 26, 2014 Over the last few weeks, politics have dominated the news, overshadowing that November is Native American Heritage Month. Locally we have a rich Native …

My mom’s success

November 25, 2014 Peter Funt,Special to the Guard I set out to write an obituary about my mother, who died …

My imperfect thanks

November 24, 2014 Dr. Gary WeltonCenter for Vision & Values Christian psychologist David Myers, in his writing and speaking about …

Two soldiers

November 21, 2014 Daris Howard “Life’s Outtakes” David and John were two men from the same small town who grew up on …

Internet gambling ban is a losing bet

November 21, 2014 Most Americans, regardless of ideology, oppose “crony capitalism” or “cronyism.” Cronyism is where politicians write laws aimed at helping their favored business beneficiaries. Despite …

A matter of survival

November 20, 2014 Camille Nesler “Outside the Box” When the last Census results were counted in 2010, it appeared that we’d had the …