|Published September 26, 2002|
Some things never really change
I have worked with community newspapers for a long time now, first starting as a reporter in 1976 in Malta, Mont. for the Phillips County News. Back in those days, at that newspaper, reporters typed everything on manual typewriters and a typesetter w...
The meaning of heroism in our society
With the anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, Americans have remembered and lauded our fireman and police heroes, as we should. But now that the commemorative ceremonies are over, it is time to ask ourselves: who are America's greatest heroes?...
Buying their way of out cleaning up
In 1995, Congress killed a special tax on the chemical and oil industry that had been used to pay for Superfund cleanups of hazardous waste sites. This summer, a special coalition of chemical and industrial manufacturers is working to make sure the t...
Letter to the Editor: Casinos for Helper
On Saturday, September 14th an article in the Salt Lake Tribune, written by Walter Borla from Helper, stated that he was suggesting that the state legislature approve Helper be allowed to have casinos in town. I agree with Walter Borla. If Helper Cit...
Letter to the Editor: Hats off to players
Congratulations to the Carbon varsity football players for pulling together in a great team effort to win their game against Union High, on Friday evening in Roosevelt. Since it was Union's homecoming game, they paraded their floats around the field ...
Letter to the Editor: Living with danger
Like anti-nuclear activists we are all concerned that every death leaves a grieving family and nobody's life should be put in danger. Yet we daily choose activities that are dangerous enough to kill more than a few U.S. citizens every year....
Letter to the Editor: Bruno farm at risk
For 40 years I have been involved in the research, documentation and preservation of Carbon County's History. My love and interest in this work has been a motivation force in my life. I am concerned at this time of the potential destruction of the Br...
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