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Young voters lack basic knowledge of economics
February 9, 2016 With the nation’s first primary election of the 2016 presidential campaign in New Hampshire today, it is safe to say the college-student vote will go primarily to Democrat candidate Sen. more »»
Kasich gets the message on fed debt; is anyone listening?
February 3, 2016 Spending by Americans was flat in December, but they socked money away in savings accounts at the highest rate in three years, the Commerce Department reported this week. more »»
Schools need facts on how to close this area’s education gap
January 26, 2016 Closing the academic achievement gap between children from low-income households and their more prosperous classmates is among the biggest challenges facing educators. more »»
Snow removal a tough job that many just don’t appreciate
January 25, 2016 Snow removal crews have a thankless job. They are always in demand when the snow flies, but not at the place we want them to address. more »»
City Council wish lists a first step to 2016 success
January 18, 2016 We’re glad to see Marietta’s City Council members express their priorities for this year and commend their confidence by making their wish lists publi. more »»
Washington County RFL fundraiser February 9, 2016
The Belpre United Methodist Churches Relay for Life team will have a pancake dinner on Tuesday, February 9, at the Belpre Heights United Methodist Church, 720 Clement Avenue, 4 - 7:30 p.m. $6 suggested donation. more »
It's your Internet
February 1, 2016 Ajax is causing a stir around the world. The police dog has been the focus of more global attention than any other local, non-disaster, story in recent memor. more »