STOP Act would reduce access to illegal opioids

The nation’s opioid problem is a complicated one that will take a long time to solve. Unfortunately, that means many more people will likely ove...

January 29th, 2018 |  


Proposed tariff caused by just one squeaky wheel

The viability of local newspapers, including the one that you are reading now, is being challenged by an unnecessary tariff on the import of uncoated ...

January 14th, 2018 |  


OUR VIEW EDITORIAL: Urbana school project becoming a fumble

When the voters approved a bond issue in November 2014 to build new Urbana City Schools facilities, it must have come as a surprise to local leaders. ...

June 9th, 2016 |  



Editorial: Devil in the details when it comes to Issue 3

Editorial: Devil in the details when it comes to Issue 3

Voters need to be aware of what’s wrapped inside the package known as Issue 3. You don’t have to scratch the surface too hard to find prob...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Editorial: Lawmakers’ inaction forced Issue 3 to ballot

Editorial: Lawmakers’ inaction forced Issue 3 to ballot

The Ohio State Bar Association opposes state Issue 3, the November ballot issue legalizing marijuana, but it’s not why you’d probably thin...

November 1st, 2015 |  


EDITORIAL: Why Issue 2’s a ‘poison pill’ for Democracy

You may think it is a horrible idea to legalize marijuana, or you may think there is merit to the concept. Either way, you now have the chance to vote...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Flag debate shows support for free speech

The Confederate battle flag’s swift removal from the South Carolina Statehouse and chain-store shelves added urgent tones to a familiar conserva...

July 12th, 2015 |