Recent Columns

Bringing a new dog into your home can sometimes prove challenging even under the best of circumstances. The transition for both you and your new dog can be made easier and …

What and how should you feed your cat? Dry food or wet? Canned or fresh? Pâté, bits, shreds or fillets? Is it best to feed on a schedule or to allow the cat to eat any time…

Troy’s Take

In this week where we celebrate, discuss, remember and hopefully live the lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a local story of kindred spirits and kinship presents an op…

With his class, integrity and humility, this week’s Veterans Spotlight feature subject is an inspiration to his peers and the younger generation. Mitch Keil served his coun…

Talking Trash

From a solid waste perspective, the holiday season would be better named “The Throw-Away Season.” Every year, between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, Americans produce ext…

Protect Disabled Persons—Nicky's Bill (H 4296)—House 154-0, approved a measure that would establish a registry that identifies individuals who have been found to have commi…

The art of camouflage has always fascinated me. Nature is a master of disguise. She uses mimicry as well as camouflage. Mimicry is when an animal or plant deliberately take…