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It’s been a good run at the Courier

Editor: “Show me a contented newspaper editor and I will show you a bad newspaper.” Arthur Christiansen, British journalist When I learned that the owner of the Clark County Courier was going to retire, I immediately thought, oh my gosh, who’s going to carry on? Bill...

When fairness isn’t equality

Income inequality: “Our focus should be on making the most of our own lives, regardless of whether we start at the bottom or the top – not on envying the advantages and achievements of others.” Yaron Brook, author, activist A headline last week trumpeted that “income...

Pushing back and persevering

       Mother Nature: “People need to be cautious because anything built by man can be destroyed by Mother Nature.” – Russel Honore, commander, Joint Task Force Katrina Charlie, who ranches south of Murdo, pointed down the bank of the White River, first left, then...

Buying ‘domestic’ car is hard work

  American-made: “How you define an American car is one of the great conundrums of this world.” – Dutch Mandel, AutoWeek The carpenter was leaving our garage and on his way out peered at the bumper sticker on my pickup. He asked me where he could get one. I said...

High school football follies

     High school football: “In high school, the coach kept me on the bench all year. On the last game of the season, the crowd was yelling, ‘We want Youngman! We want Youngman!’ The coach says, ‘Youngman – go see what they want!’ ” – Henny Youngman, American comedian...