September 30, 2015 RSS feed / Opinions

Earlier physicians deserve mention for work in county

To the Editor:   I was so glad to see the Letcher County physicians, past and present, honored during the Mountain Heritage Festival celebration. More...

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The 25 percent problem hovers

The last round of polls are leading the more optimistic members of the chattering class to wonder if Donald Trump may have peaked. More...

Boehner climbs off the tiger

WASHINGTON John Boehner was a dealmaker who took over the House speakership at a moment when making deals had, for many Republicans, become a mortal sin. More...

On a positive note

To the Editor:   People of central Appalachia are highly impressive, as a group. We’ve always been resourceful and creative. We are skillful and quite talented.  More...

Upheaval brings new dread

Yogi Berra is no longer around, but one of his witticisms — “It’s deja vu all over again” — has never been more apt. This time, though, it’s not at all funny.  More...