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Islamic State’s terrorists a growing menace

September 3, 2014 Islamic State terrorists are a greater threat than al-Qaida ever was. That is because they possess several advantages al-Qaida never enjoyed. more »»

Have fun, and behave during festival

September 1, 2014 The Ohio River Sternwheel Festival is Marietta’s annual celebration of life long the waterway and a farewell to another summer season. more »»

W.Va. law regarding tanks needs close look

September 1, 2014 Among the most pressing issues West Virginia legislators should be considering in advance of their regular session next winter is safeguarding water supplies against chemical spills. more »»

Don’t miss the Washington County Fair

August 30, 2014 Yes, everyone loves a parade, but that’s just the beginning of what the 2014 Washington County Fair has to offer. The parade begins at 10 a.m. in downtown Marietta, the largest parade of the year. more »»

Healthier food in schools benefits our students

August 28, 2014 While some students may miss having french fries that are actually fried and not baked, we think the changes being made to school meals and snacks locally and nationwide are to be commende. more »»

Americans get little solace on efforts vs. terrorists

August 27, 2014 Here’s news for you: The FBI and Department of Homeland Security say there are no “specific or credible” threats to Americans from Islamic State terrorists. more »»

Ohio should fight wider waiver on food stamp eligibility

August 26, 2014 Ohio was in hot water with federal officials a few years ago, for failing to enforce so-called “work requirements” for people seeking food stamps. more »»

Public supports EVE’s efforts

August 25, 2014 Congratulations to everyone who organized and supported this year’s EVE Inc. Benefit Auction Friday night. By all accounts, it was a huge success. more »»

Date rape drug still a concern on campuses

August 23, 2014 If you are sending your son or daughter off to college this month, you may well take leave of them by urging, “Study hard — and be careful.” Unfortunately, there is much about which to worry. more »»

Forming an EMA panel the right decision

August 21, 2014 The new panel overseeing the Washington County Emergency Management Agency met this week and though there were differences in opinion on a few issues, the members seem to be on the right trac. more »»

Serious mission behind Internet craze

August 21, 2014 We’re concerned many of the people participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge may not understand the disease it’s meant to help. more »»

Another reminder spending needs reduced

August 20, 2014 Another reminder of the seriousness of the national debt came earlier this summer, when foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities topped $6 trillion for the first time in history. more »»

Keep safety in mind as new school year begins

August 19, 2014 If the children in your neighborhood haven’t already returned to school, they likely will do so sometime this week, so it’s important all of us pay attention to the special hazards and safety issues... more »»

Children deserve all the support they can get

August 18, 2014 Ohio’s child support guidelines are out of step with most of the rest of the country, with the federal government and the Child Support Guidelines Advisory Council pushing hard for increases in the... more »»

Ohio needs a plan for Ohio’s poor

August 16, 2014 Improving the economy — providing more jobs — is the key to lifting individuals and families out of poverty. That has been made crystal clear during the last several years in Ohio. more »»

We had the talk, now need action on area’s opiate abuse

August 15, 2014 This week’s community meeting to discuss the rising problem of opiate abuse in the area was a necessary first step in addressing the proble. more »»

Time to end stigma of mental illness

August 14, 2014 The silver lining to the sad news of actor Robin Williams’ death may be that it will draw some much needed attention to the subject of depression, as well as mental illness in general. more »»

TSA needs to take threats seriously

August 13, 2014 Perhaps it is time federal airport security screeners are told to do more “profiling” of a sort. A week ago, a San Francisco woman managed to sneak aboard an airliner in San Jose, Calif. more »»

The IRS has some explaining to do

August 12, 2014 Internal Revenue Service officials finally are being called to account in court. more »»

Oversight of prison food deal is essential

August 11, 2014 The most unappetizing story of the year so far has to be the discovery of fly larvae in food at four Ohio prisons. more »»



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