Opinion

Predators and prey living together

Thanks to my daughter and a Redbox, which had the DVD in stock, my family and I were sucked into watching the movie “Zootopia.” I remember a year or so ago, sitting in a theater waiting for an underwhelming movie to begin and catching t...
Published: 06/18/16

Putting it all to work

I have been describing some of the challenges that children and young adults engaged in the process called education face.
Published: 06/17/16

Letters to the editor

Appalling
Published: 06/17/16

Respecting the weather

Chances are your yard is as wet as mine after all the inches of rain showered down upon our area. My lawn now boasts lovely seasonal ponds full of narrow-mouthed toads that greet nightfall with a trilling buzz reminiscent of a loud cicada.
Published: 06/16/16

Like father, like daughter in many ways

A day in the life of my father: Wake up at 3 a.m., brush his teeth, drink coffee, talk to my mother. By 4 a.m. he takes a shower, by 4:30 a.m. he goes to the prayer room for a while, proceeds to get dressed, spritzes his fancy yet musky cologne, and ...
Published: 06/15/16

Judge’s premature ruling goes against the constitutional right to government transparency

Highlands Today published the article “Case Dismissed Against SNL Supervisor” in its Friday, June 10 edition. I have known Richard Castillo, the prosecutor in the case, professionally and personally. I am proud to say he became my frien...
Published: 06/15/16
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

A rebuttal
Published: 06/15/16

365 days and later...what’s your plan?

My ninth-grade English teacher had us write a letter to ourselves at the beginning of the school year with plans to return it at the end.
Updated one month ago

Our hearts are heavy for Orlando nightclub shooting victims, families

We all woke up Sunday to some horrifying news: A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded Orlando gay nightclub early Sunday.
Updated one month ago

House sitting was nothing like TV episodes

I have never been asked to house sit for anyone before. All of the information I had gained about it throughout my life was from television.
Updated one month ago