Letter to the editor: Wearing masks needs no debate

It’s remarkable to me how guidance to put a cloth covering on our face sparks debate, resentment or even anger. Why is something so trivial so hotly contested? Why do those who refuse to do so feel shamed by those who do? Perhaps it’s because the perceived criticism finds its mark. “The lady doth protest too much, methinks.”  Those who would assert their “freedom” to not wear a mask, regardless of its impact on the larger public, have become complacent in the languor of freedoms gained by those who fought a … (read more)

Letter to the editor: VTANG flyover was appreciated

I was disheartened to read and hear several people disparaging Friday’s VTANG flyover in honor of our frontline medics. To those who felt aggrieved, I sincerely offer a different perspective. To pilot an aircraft off the ground and land it safely again re … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Solar editorial was off mark

I normally read Greg Dennis’s opinion pieces with a wry smile, impressed by his ability to poke fun both at himself and others in a light manner. But not this time. Yes, partly it was because Greg in the guest editorial in Monday’s newspaper was skewering … (read more)