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Editorials

Be sure to beat the heat

Predictions of a hot summer are coming true with temperatures already exceeding 90 degrees several times. The extreme heat and high humidity can lead to serious health issues. Know the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Heat stroke occurs when the body is unable to regulate its ...

Paying fair wages

Ohioans know our state has some work to do as we shake off the socio-cultural norms that have held back so many. A report by Columbus-based economics and public policy firm Scioto Analysis has shown us another way in which we can do so. Their data shows there is still a big gap in pay between ...

Move over, do better

Recently, the Ohio State Highway Patrol urged motorists to keep everyone safe by moving over when there is a stationary public safety vehicle, emergency vehicle, road service or highway maintenance vehicle on the side of the road. From 2016-20, OSHP cruisers were involved in 56 crashes that ...

Protecting Ohio’s taxpayers

King Bureaucracy and its partners in the private sector have become masters at bleeding taxpayers’ dry — a little here, a little there, a little in this pile of red tape, a little for this “service” ... the possibilities are endless. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has spent years ...

Getting back on the job

We’ve all seen the signs. Drive through any community in our region and there are “Help wanted,” “We’re hiring,” and even “Signing bonus!” signs everywhere. Employers are desperate for workers as the economy reopens, and have been for months, as April’s employment numbers ...

A young hero saves a life

We all know that heroes walk among us. Each day all around us are police officers who put their lives on the line to protect and serve us all. Many of our friends and neighbors are volunteer firefighters or emergency medical technicians who rush out of their homes or away from their jobs at ...