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Digging deeper into grace (10/18/2017)

Sometime ago an item in Ripley’s Believe it or Not pictured a plain bar of iron which was marked as being worth $5.  If...

My Sisters Cook: Fish and Rice

Theron Hopkins Local Columnist Both Tricia and Beth selected “salmon” as their fish of choice, and they both bought their salmon at the nearest Costco—Tricia in...

What’s your plan? (10/18/2017)

Scott Arens for the Pioneer Review My oldest just recently took the PSAT test. I couldn’t image her being too excited taking a morning out of...

Life, as I see it (10/18/2017)

As expected, I’m going to write a little about our trip to Hawaii. The key thing I’d like to share is how friendly and helpful...

THINKING ABOUT HEALTH: Medicaid still a target of healthcare reform

By Trudy Lieberman for the Rural Health News Service What’s going to happen to healthcare now that Senate Republicans have failed to pass their bill,...

Digging deeper into grace (10/04/2017)

Two of the verses I find most challenging in the Bible are Ephesians 5:1-2: “Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children, and...

What’s your plan? (10/04/2017)

Scott Arens for the Pioneer Review The time is now. If you will be taking college classes anytime between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019...

Life, as I see it (10/04/2017)

My folks were so excited when they bought a little piece of ground outside of Grimes, CA, so many years ago. It helped provide...

Your local newspaper: The real deal

By JIM ZACHARY While no one should ever say “I know it’s real because I saw it on the internet,” everyone should be able to...

Life as I see it (09/27/2017)

I always like to see young people follow their dreams. I love it when they find their passion and pursue it. This weekend, we attended...

Digging deeper into grace (09/27/2017)

When I read the stories of Abraham, Moses, Naomi, David, Habakkuk, John the Baptist, Thomas, and others in Scripture, I discover that I am...

Life as I see it (09/20/2017)

The days are shorter, the temperature is cooler, and I am enjoying the feel of fall in the air. Fall is my favorite time of...

What’s your plan? (09/20/2017)

Scott Arens | for the Pioneer Review Urgent Notification: The next FAFSA season is drawing near! If you will be taking college classes anytime between July...

Thinking about health: Hospitals may get accredited even with poor, unsafe care

By Trudy Lieberman | Rural Health News Service Earlier this year, an Illinois woman sent an email telling me of the poor care her husband received...

Digging deeper into grace (09/20/2017)

What is your attitude toward what you have and toward the needs of others? Some people might push an ideology of looking out for yourself...

Master Gardener’s Corner: Gardening for Winter Vegetables and flowers

If you’ve been wanting to start a garden but feel a little overwhelmed by the task, why not a container garden? You can start...

My Sisters Cook…”Meat and Potatoes”

By Theron Hopkins | for the Pioneer Review How about if we start off by divulging the intense and labyrinthine series of negotiations that occurred to...

Whats’ your plan?: 09/13/12017

By Scott Arens | Pioneer Review In the last installment, we talked about the price of a college education: the Annual Cost of College (ACC)...

Life as I see it: 09/13/2017

Some people are bucket list people. I’ve kept an ongoing bucket list for many years. The idea is to write down those things you...

Master Gardener’s Corner: 08/30/2017

Saving trees: The key to a beautiful landscape To keep trees healthy and prevent infestation by harmful pests, give them the water they need. Water Trees...

Digging deeper into grace: 08/30/2017

Do you ever struggle with temptation? (If you don’t, you’re either dead, you have no conscience, or you have no life.) One of the reasons...

What’s your plan? 08/30/2017

By Scott Arens for the Pioneer Review The Parents Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) returns to Pierce Joint Unified School District (PJUSD) next week. I can’t...

Life as I see it: 08/30/2017

My whole life I have been blessed with good skin. Rarely saw a pimple in my youth; my face was neither dry nor oily....

Life as I see it: 08/09/2017

We stepped back into the past this last weekend when we spent the night at the historic Holbrooke Hotel in Grass Valley Ca. From the...

Digging deeper into grace: 08/16/2017

I have to admit that one of the major struggles of my life and of my faith has to do with attitude. I have...

Digging deeper into grace: 08/2/2017

We tend to be perturbed and put off by impoliteness. But perhaps there are some aspects of rudeness we should appreciate more fully. In his...

Life as I See It: 08/02/2017

Well, daughter Velvet and friend Jodi have come and gone. Velvet drove away in my little “Camy” Camry and headed back to North Dakota. I wrote...

Digging deeper into grace: June 26, 2017

In his “Sermon on the Mount,” Jesus encouraged us to be meek, gentle, humble. His close friend, Peter, advised, “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s...

Life as I see it: July 27, 2017

If you read this column, you know how I love to have my kids around. Chicks in the nest, round two, starts on Tuesday...

Digging deeper into grace: 07/19/2017

Death: That fearsome menace at the end of our lives! There are four things we know about death: - It is certain. Benjamin Franklin observed, “In...

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