Opinion

09/19/2017 - 3:36pm
Age of the Geek Column: Last month I said upgrading a computer is never easy. That was an understatement. As you may remember, last August I decided it was time to give my computer a major upgrade, swapping out the decade old motherboard and processor with the current latest and greatest components. The upgrade wasn't as simple as I'd hoped it would be. As it turns out, a hard drive can...
08/22/2017 - 12:43pm
Alternative Column: My first job was really more like a small business. The kid down the street, Kenny Foster, and I went door to door playing ukuleles and singing “You Are My Sunshine.” A lot of people gave us a quarter. We grinned. Now I'm married to a real musician and still grinning. Kenny and I had it made. Food, shelter, and...
08/22/2017 - 12:40pm
Dr. Josh Column: I take a deep breath and with a voice of conviction I tell this 65-year-old male, “Based on the findings, I recommend that you have “Y” treatment for your problem. I realize that you have received “X” treatment for this in the past but I feel that “Y” treatment would be better for you....
08/22/2017 - 12:39pm
Letter to the Editor: To the editor: This is a response to Ethan Stoetzer’s editorial “There are some things I can’t defend” (Aug, 16, 2017) and Jack Healy’s New York Times (NYT) article “Stay, Hide or Leave.” I thought that Mr. Stoetzer wrote a very compelling editorial, and I agree with him that Healy...
08/22/2017 - 12:34pm
Ragan Report: Iowa continues to lead the nation with a high school graduation rate that has increased five years in a row. More than 91 percent of students in Iowa’s Class of 2016 graduated within four years. This is good news that we can build upon by ensuring all Iowa high school graduates have the knowledge and skills to succeed in...
08/22/2017 - 12:30pm
Hampton Chronicle Opinion: Most people get mail every day, Monday through Saturday. But what happens when the mail comes later than we expect? We found out a few years ago, when the Postmaster General had to take away overnight First-Class and Periodicals mail from most of the nation. That caused a problem for a lot of consumers and businesses....
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