Saturday, September 26, 2020

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VETERANS CORNER: Other VA Health Program Benefits

There are many older veterans, spouses, and widows who are in need of help but wait until the last minute to inquire or even...

Life, as I see it : Keep your word.

When I tell someone I’ll do something, I do it. When I make a bargain, I keep it.  I don’t understand people who make bargains...

RELIGION: Warning Labels

Fifteen years ago, newspapers reported: “A British Columbia-based nursery is trying to track down people who bought poisonous plants that were incorrectly labeled ‘tasty...

Practice Cancer Prevention, Each and Every Day

Submission By: Patricia Garamendi Guest Opinion Writer Cancer is among our nation’s most devastating and costly diseases. I’ve watched my husband, Congressman John Garamendi, work tirelessly...

What’s your plan? (01/22/2020)

Sidewalks are safe and I am way out of my comfort zone.  The Grad is starting to gain prowess behind the wheel. The sooner...

Digging deeper into grace: 11/23/2016

It is wonderful that our nation sets apart the fourth Thursday of November each year as a national holiday, calling all of us to...

What’s your plan? (02/14/2018)

Scott Arens | Local Columnist Some things you just can’t plan for.  These might be comparable to a storm and I have certainly been tempest-tossed. The...

Thinking about health: Headlines about medical studies may be more enthusiastic than accurate

Trudy Lieberman | Rural Health News Service “Lowering Your Blood Pressure Could Stave Off Dementia,” heralded the headline from Bloomberg, which was not alone in...

What’s your plan? (08/13/2020)

Some of you might be familiar with the Seefood diet? It has been the only one I have been able to successfully pull off....

Life… as I see it: Not a film critic

I ’m not a film critic by any means, but I know what I like and what I think is exceptional. This year the Academy Awards...

The News Back Then (December 6th, 2013)

Williams Farmer • 12/07/1928H. H. RATHBUN STORE PURCHASED BY R. H. ELZEY A deal consummated this week by which R. H. Elzey of Colusa became...

Digging deeper into grace (01/04/2017)

At the beginning of a new year, tabloids often make predictions of what will happen in the year. I have absolutely no knowledge of...

VETERANS CORNER: Medical Care vs. Claims

Most veterans have a lot of misunderstanding with how the VA functions and thus are confused when dealing with the VA for both compensation...

Life as I see it (11/08/2017)

A few weeks ago I wrote about losing two high school friends: Herb and Joe. Yesterday, we said our final goodbyes to each of these...

Life… as I see it (08/01/2018)

We’ve been on the road for a few days. For the last few days we have been in Richland, Washington, with my son John...

What’s your plan? (11/28/2018)

Have you ever been staring a problem squarely in the eye and been left totally paralyzed?  You haven’t?  Then may I suggest that you...

A message from the publisher: The printed newspaper still superior over electronic media

Being in the newspaper business, we are pressured into electronic media. Print is dead. Online is the way to go. But what happens when...

What’s your plan? (06/17/2020)

I will say that the most difficult thing I have ever done is to jump into fatherhood.  To make it perfectly clear from the...

Thinking about health: Newly Passed 21st Century Cures Act Is No Panacea

By Trudy Lieberman | Rural Health News Service Will patients benefit from the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act? After listening to politicians and reading...

What’s your plan?

Scott Arens | for the Pioneer Review I would like to make it clear that I believe in education; especially for the need to allow...

Life, as I see it : Blessed Comforters

Not too long ago, I went to church on a chilly Sunday morning. To my delight, when I entered the First Lutheran sanctuary, I realized...

Thinking about Health (05/02/2018)

Battle over Affordable Care Act (ACA) shifts to the states Wendell potter | Rural Health News Service We’ve heard relatively little from Washington in recent months about the Affordable...

What’s your plan? (09/04/2019)

Patience and time are two things that I am in short supply of. One I seem to have none of and the other is...

Digging deeper into grace (05/31/2017)

Recently I read the story of Jesus driving the merchants out of the temple—overturning their tables, scattering their money, driving away the sacrificial animals...

My Little Mayberry: Haywire

Denise Denton-Rinzler | Local columnist Have you noticed everything electronic and mechanical seems to go haywire at once? Maybe it’s solar flares or alignment of...

Report from Williams City Hall

Chuck Bergson | Mayor, City of Williams | wccbergson@cityofwilliams.org As we begin 2018, the City of Williams is looking forward to a very active year....

Life, as I see it: Back to Cali

I’m halfway back to California. I’m enjoying a road trip and will be there early next week. Then, the work of prepping to sell the...

Digging deeper into grace (04/18/2018)

Writing in The Times, Bernard Levin comments, “Countries like ours are full of people who have all the material comforts they desire, together with...

My Sisters Cook: “Pizza”

Theron Hopkins | Local Columnist Back in my younger and more vulnerable years, there were very few things my parents could say that got my...

What’s your plan? (08/15/2018)

Life was different for my ancestors. They didn’t jump in the car and drive a short distance to the super store to stock up...

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