More than a few veterans, Veterans For Peace among them, are troubled by the way Americans observe Veterans Day on Nov. 11.


9:26 AM Nov 11, 2014

Tuesday's election proved one thing: You should never waste the opportunity to vote. 

It happens every election — razor-thin margins of victory in important races and issues — consistently show every vote counts. 

6:00 AM Nov 11, 2014

"There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect." Ronald Reagan

12:05 PM Nov 10, 2014

I have found myself alongside law enforcement probably more than any other profession in my “On The Job” series.

10:00 AM Nov 10, 2014

We can't understand the almost bizarre behavior of Erie County commissioner Bill Monaghan during two county land bank board meetings last month. 

7:00 AM Nov 10, 2014

How this ‘homer’ won the football picks and watched a fourth state volleyball championship in one very Huron week ...


In case you didn’t know, I graduated from Huron High School in 2006.

I’ve lived in “a Great Lake Place” since 1999.

6:29 PM Nov 9, 2014

This coming Tuesday, Nov. 11, we will celebrate Veteran's Day. Its early tradition began centuries ago, and continues ever so strongly today.  

4:26 PM Nov 9, 2014
I've had a number of pets over the years, but it's only recently that I realized just how special my first "real" pet really was.
I say "real" pet because the first creature I kept wasn't the kind you bought at the pet store.
7:01 AM Nov 9, 2014

Scott Gast's life was like a streaking comet across the sky, a gift to his family and this community.

He was our very own rock star.

He was also a son, a brother, a Christian, a friend.

6:00 AM Nov 9, 2014

According to oral tribal history and more recent written records, Native American hunters pursued the huge numbers of raccoons each fall on the Lake Erie Islands.

7:13 PM Nov 8, 2014

November!!  It's a month in which we remember people, memories and things in which we are thankful for. 

Granted, we should be thankful all year long for the gifts bestowed upon us. 

12:46 PM Nov 8, 2014

It won. Not only that, it won big.

Voters in Sandusky — by a 58 to 42 percent margin — approved a small hike in the city's income tax and an increase in the admissions tax rate paid by visitors who come to Cedar Point.

11:47 AM Nov 8, 2014

The American Humanist Association (Atheists) has begun a campaign to urge people to sit out the Pledge of Allegiance until the words "under God," which were added to the pledge in 1954, are removed. 

9:02 AM Nov 8, 2014

Dropping oil pressures producers

4:00 PM Nov 7, 2014

Stress, happiness, unhappiness, depression. These are all first-world problems.  They are all perceptions. 

12:37 PM Nov 7, 2014

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending Nov. 1, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.

12:12 PM Nov 7, 2014