Agriculture: Growing, evolving and providing

Agriculture. It is a word that can mean many things to many people. It means food to our consumers, to farmers it means their livelihood, to businesse...

March 7th, 2018 |  


Where to start? Fix the budget process

Where to start? Fix the budget process

You could choose any number of marquee dilemmas to illustrate how broken congressional politics has become. Guns, Russian interference, climate change...

March 5th, 2018 |  


Reader sees Hitchcock drama in turbines

I am tall: I am as tall as the observation deck at the Washington monument.I am mean: I “eat” bats and all kinds of birds, including eagle...

March 5th, 2018 |  



Bringing the world together

I have been enjoying the Olympics – summer and winter – for as long as I can remember, although images of long-ago Games are inextricably ...

March 4th, 2018 |  


Chow Line: Healthy eating on a budget

Chow Line: Healthy eating on a budget

Question: So I’ve been trying to stick to my New Year’s resolution to eat healthier, but I’m finding that its been pretty expensive ...

February 26th, 2018 |  


Deserving to be heard

On Wednesday a phone conversation and TV images from Florida made me scrap my almost-completed article for this week. I knew I had to write instead ab...

February 25th, 2018 |  


Carol Marak invites you to opt-in to her weekly newsletter, Age with Purpose

Estate planning structures current and projected assets for future allocation and disposal. It eliminates the uncertainties over probate and maximizes...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


If Idaho ditches the ACA, other states may follow

If Idaho ditches the ACA, other states may follow

What happens in Idaho in the coming weeks undoubtedly will not stay in Idaho. What happens there could make a big difference in how much you pay for y...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


We have a problem with God, not guns

We have a problem with God, not guns

The Florida school shooting has been on all of our minds and a weight on our hearts. This is one of many tragic events, and unfortunately, it will not...

February 21st, 2018 |  


CHAMPS – Prevention starts here

“When I was 12 years old I lost my sister to heroin.”There are three ways to approach substance abuse: prevention, intervention, and treat...

February 21st, 2018 |