Overcast
69°FOvercastFull Forecast

Opinion

  • I am THAT mom

    I am THAT mom.I am the one who just finished cleaning the snake cage, while he snuggled in my bosom ...
    July 18, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    It’s a big week for many young people in Bureau County, as the 2016 Bureau County 4-H Fair rolls into town. Held at the Bureau County Fairgrounds in P ...
    July 18, 2016 - 2:21 pm
  • ‘Princeton-proud’

    What could possibly exist in a town of 8,000? asked a skeptical Oklahoma City friend as we prepared to relocate here in June 2013 to be nearer our dau ...
    July 15, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • The Red Line

    I am currently writing this column from the air-conditioned comfort of my motel room in Silver Springs, Md. My wife and I thought we’d pack a bag or t ...
    July 15, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Considerations by Nedda

    A friend and I were talking about some folks holding on to anger and resentments for long periods of time. You are all familiar with this. Someone has ...
    July 18, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • What to write?

    I have been struggling to come up with a topic for a new column. I think of an idea and write a few paragraphs, but then the words don’t flow or don’t ...
    July 13, 2016 - 2:17 pm
  • Coloring outside the lines ...

    My name is Simeon Bystry, and I am planning to write columns for the BCR. I am 12 years old and going into seventh grade in the fall. I am home-school ...
    July 13, 2016 - 2:17 pm
  • Philip 48

    Whatever is true … cannot be denied. The facts have no partner, and all of time. They speak a universal language centered in the roots of the fruit, u ...
    July 13, 2016 - 2:17 pm
  • Feeling the heat ...

    If you're anywhere around my age or older, the idea of hot and humid weather no doubt takes you down those dusty roads from yesteryear, when the words ...
    July 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    Last week was a terrible week — given the tragic and senseless murders that happened in Texas, Louisiana and Minnesota. We had quite a conversation in ...
    July 11, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • ‘Love one another’

    I am writing in response to the letter you published on July 5 in which Ted Roberts quoted Scripture, referred to the pastor of a church here as “sinf ...
    July 11, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • Classifed: Never again!

    I have been watching the news for the last few days concerning the recommendation of FBI Director Comey’s on his department’s findings concerning Hill ...
    July 8, 2016 - 1:46 pm
  • Tink

    Things change rapidly in the journalism world. I was all geared up to tell you a frightening tale about a duck roundup I was recently involved in, but ...
    July 8, 2016 - 1:47 pm
  • But it’s a dry heat

    Being in the midst of summer, heat is at the forefront of my mind. I was hesitant to write about it, mainly because I dread sounding like an old man — ...
    July 6, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Who will answer the call?

    I can understand the people who were more than disappointed when they went  to the Immaculate Conception Church in Spring Valley and saw a sign on the ...
    July 6, 2016 - 2:31 pm