Thank you to Vera Eccols, for courageously coming forward to share her story in the Jan. 6, 2017 Roundup and to reporter Michele Nelson for her coverage of the tragic story of Vera’s son Jeff.
My first real experience with fire in my woods, the pinelands of New Jersey, was at the age of 12. That year, southern New Jersey experienced “Black Saturday” on April 20, 1963, when wildfires burned 183,000 acres of woodland, with loss of life and property across the landscape.
Job prospects for today’s college seniors are looking up. The hiring of bachelor’s degree holders is expected to jump by 19 percent this year. But few are actually prepared for employment. Even though nine in 10 recent college grads believe they’re ready for the workforce, only half the nation’s employers agree.
by Chris Bertone Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce
Can you feel the wind blowing? The cold blustery wind that swoops into Rim Country this time of year and brings with it our version of “winter weather.” This time in Rim Country it brings with it much more. This time it brings with it change and hope.
Cato the Elder, a Roman senator and historian, once remarked: “Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses.”
U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) released the following statement on the slaughter in Aleppo:
I am getting a lot of email about the National Popular Vote asking me to change the way the Electoral College works in our state.
Donald Trump is bringing jobs back! Well, OK, he is saving jobs! Um, well, he only lost 1,200 jobs, when 2,000 were threatened. So much better than Obama!
Of all their concerns about health care, Americans are most worried about whether they can afford their insurance. That’s the key finding from a new Morning Consult survey of over 20,000 people.
All eyes seem to be focused on the Corporation commissioners and their supposed sell out to APS or its parent Pinnacle West. At the same time, taking a back seat with the media is another huge water/wastewater issue.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees, released the following statement today on the Washington Post’s report on the Defense Business Board’s findings concerning Pentagon bureaucracy:
During President Obama’s two terms in office, we have undoubtedly witnessed the rise of the greatest threat to our republic: the unprecedented abuse of executive overreach.
A bipartisan nationwide poll released today finds the overwhelming majority of Americans (82 percent) support establishing a Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument.
The framers of the U.S. Constitution created the Electoral College as a result of a compromise for the presidential election process.
National Rural Health Day brings attention to the unique challenges and opportunities for health and well-being in rural communities.