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Time is flying by and the end is near…

Time is flying by and  the end is near…

There’s no doubt about it, 2017 is winding down. It’s Wednesday again, deadline day for the newspaper and I’m not sure where the week went, but then most of them…

‘Car Deer Season’ here again

‘Car Deer Season’ here again

Well it’s what we call here at the Sheriff’s Office, “Car Deer Season”. Last year from October 1 through November 30, we had 220 car vs deer crashes reported to…

Signs you aren’t getting any younger

Signs you aren’t getting any younger

Old age is depressing. A few months ago I was playing a neighborhood game of 3-on-3 basketball and I jammed my left thumb. It still hasn’t healed and I fear…

Christmas is coming – time to bring the tree in! again

Christmas is coming – time to bring the tree in! again

It’s official, the holiday season is underway. Christmas is now only 51 days away and the stores are full of Christmas decorations, gifts and more to tempt those early shoppers.…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

Pet ID # 415D17 is Cooper, a neutered male hound mix who was with us before, was adopted, and brought back because the hunting dog in him won’t let him…

Will big business snag marijuana licenses?

Will big business snag marijuana licenses?

Last week I mused about Big Pharma and their part in the opioid epidemic. By willingly doling out pills to distributors, who then willingly sold them to unscrupulous clinics and…

Halloween – it’s almost here

Halloween – it’s almost here

I just love Halloween and guess what? It’s only four days away! It’s one of my favorite holidays. Be sure and see our article this week on all of the…

Proud to be a Pioneer

Proud to be a Pioneer

I had the good fortune of listening to Gerald Solomon, Executive Director of the Samueli Foundation, and Melanie Kalmar, Vice-President and Chief Information Officer for the Dow Chemical Company (and…

Drug companies, doctors must do the right thing

Drug companies, doctors must do the right thing

Most of us have heard of the opioids epidemic, but many of us are at a loss when it comes time to determine how and who to blame for it.…

Leaf Peepers weekend

Leaf Peepers weekend

Earlier this week 9 & 10 news said our area was “near peak” for fall color, so if you are an official “Leaf Peeper” in search of the best colors…