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Updated at 10:59 AM

Nate Beeler cartoon on Buckeyes loss to Michigan State.

Updated at 10:40 AM

Longtime readers know I’m against the low-speed school zones that surround local campuses. Instead of promoting safety, they counterintuitively breed kids who mistakenly believe cars will always go slow and stop for...

Posted Nov 23, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Disservice to the public It seems a disservice to the voting people of Oregon (by the way, the same people the city councils and county commissioners across the state are paid to represent) that voted to legalize...

Updated Nov 23, 2015 at 9:19 AM

If the intent of the hate-mongers was to whip up a frenzy of fear among bigots and xenophobes, they succeeded. If the intent, on the other hand, was to stir an honest public debate over an issue that faces humanity, the failure was...

Updated Nov 23, 2015 at 8:23 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon with a Thanksgiving wish for peace.

Posted Nov 22, 2015 at 11:01 PM

 Shelter pets from cold It's going to be extremely cold this week. Please make sure your pets have shelter from the cold and that their water is changed daily and is unfrozen. This is the season for...

Posted Nov 22, 2015 at 11:01 PM

One week, Beirut and Paris; the next week, Mali. The nightmare is young. Where next? The pace and threat of terror seem to have picked up, each incident feeding on the previous. Fear takes hold, momentum builds. Rhetoric flies in the face...

Posted Nov 21, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Create a haven Our nation is divided on whether to allow 10,000 refugees into this country. Admitting them is not the only solution. If the goal is to help them survive the terrorist movement, we should work with...

Posted Nov 21, 2015 at 11:01 PM

The man in the camouflage vest stands with gun-toting goons and, in the background, a missile launcher sits atop a flatbed truck. In the video, he gesticulates wildly and shouts in Arabic. "I swear to God," he says. "As we struck France and...

Posted Nov 21, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Tell me: What's a suicide bomber doing with a passport? He's not going anywhere. And, though I'm not a religious scholar, I doubt that a passport is required in paradise for a martyr to access his 72 black-eyed virgins. A Syrian passport...

Updated Nov 21, 2015 at 4:02 PM

Medford is a unique and special place to live and work. The sense of community and love we have for our hometown permeates our identity. Regardless of civic pride, we must accept that new frontiers of globalization and modernity are creating...

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