Opinion

Off The Editor’s Desk – 1-31-2018

 Does it benefit us? Governor Scott Walker delivered his State of the State speech last week in Madison. I had in the past watched the event on television, but I did not this year. I watched the recap on the nine o’clock newscast on one of the Eau Claire television stations. I read his speech…

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LTE – Steven Renfree – 1-17-2018

Due Process was at the Heart of my Decisions Handling an event where an employee is accused of a criminal offense is not something I expected to address as the Executive Director of the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts.

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 1-10-2018

There are just two things that the federal government should do for us and those two are; protect us and deliver the mail. And, if you want to add a third one, it is, keep their nose out of our business. How many of you remember the Bundy family, they are the ones that have…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 1-3-2018

President Trump is restoring Article I “All Legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in Congress.” That’s part of Article One of the United States Constitution. President Obama was a great one to issue “Executive Orders”, but he was not the only president to do so, and for years we have lived under laws that were created by the executive…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 12-20-2017

“And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins.”       — St. Matthew, Chapter one, verse 21 Jesus is the reason for the season and I hope everyone has a blessed and joyful one filled with the memories of…

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Off the Editor’s Desk – 12-13-2017

I thought that for this week I would take a trip away from the political arena into something much lighter. From time to time I go into the Tribune Library and ramble through the old files to find an article for someone that’s looking for mostly family history.

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