Opinion

The Perm: hands down the biggest hair disaster

I was working on my set list for next month’s Broadway in Baker: Theme Songs and my wife sidled in chewing on something. She looked at me with a frown on her face. “Are you a Phay-Row?” “A what?” I answered, perplexed. “A Phay-Row.” Chomp, chomp. A blank stare on my part. “From E-gip.”

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Letter: Find replacement field

Dear Editor: I highly commend the effort, no matter how belated, to create a public space to play tennis and basketball in Baker County. It is no doubt a win for all of us, all ages, to be able to go the park and play a sport without being rostered on a team, without buying uniforms, without paying fees, without …

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Letter: Bills would establish suicide hotline shortcut

Dear Editor: September is Suicide Prevention Month and it’s important that we are there for each other and take steps to prevent suicide. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) theme for the month is to #KeepGoing, by taking simple actions to safeguard our mental health and save lives. From learning the warning signs for suicide and what to do …

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Letter: Convention analysis way off the mark

Dear Editor: I laughed out loud reading the recent “On Point in Print” by Joel Addington. His analysis of the Democrat vs. Republican conventions was as opposite as day and night compared to mine. The Democrat convention (in my opinion) was all doom and gloom. The speakers described an America that was a bad place, founded by bad people and …

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