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Tim McCall: An open letter to U.S. Senator McConnell

January 21, 2020

Senator McConnell, The House was required by the Constitution to impeach the president for “…Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes or Misdemeanors.” The House failed in their mission in that the Articles of Impeachment do...



Ronda Herrin: Dentists go above and beyond

January 20, 2020

Kudos to the Butte-Sierra Dental Society members who generously gave their time and talents at the CareForce two-day weekend dental clinic. Thanks to Drs. Clove, Creasey, Kattuah, Rockwell, Sumner, Turner, Valentine, and board president, Dr....


Billy Packard: AP and The Union are left-leaning

January 20, 2020

In this day of ubiquitous news sources, why does The Union rely almost exclusively on the Associated Press? The AP is very biased and obviously so. The Union’s political position is so heavily left-leaning these...






Cathy Anderson-Meyers: Support in D.C. for Alzheimer’s research

January 17, 2020

I would like to thank Congressman LaMalfa for his continued support in Washington for issues related to Alzheimer’s research, care and support. Thanks to bipartisan support from Congressman LaMalfa and others, Congress increased federal funding...


Donna Levitt: Thanks for the candidates forum

January 17, 2020

I’m feeling thankful for the candidates forum put on by the League of Women Voters on Jan. 9. I was very impressed by Elizabeth Betancourt, who came across as well informed with a rich background...


Debbie Gibbs: Please reuse those plastic bottles

January 16, 2020

Do you have a tinge of guilt these days when you put a single use plastic shampoo bottle in the recycle bin? Will it really be recycled and transformed to a useful product? Or will...



Terry Lamphier: The naked emperor stands

January 15, 2020

Mr. Bartlett’s response to my guest column avoids my points, but illustrates them by using typical conservative rhetorical logic fallacies. He opens by a quote he implies was by me but not saying so directly:...



Ron Lowe: Massive economic inequality

January 14, 2020

Twenty six billionaires have the same combined net worth as the poorest 3.8 billion people on the planet. That’s inequality. Or, 25 families control almost $1.4 trillion in wealth. The world’s wealthiest family, the Waltons...



Jan Taché: Blockin the waves

January 12, 2020

Blockin the waves In the “Wi-Fi worries” article published on Jan. 6, I am quoted. I want to clarify that so-called “dirty electricity” is a different problem from wireless pollution. In the analysis of our...


Dan Bartlett: Continue making America great again

January 10, 2020

Continue making America great again Regarding Terry Lamphier’s Trump rant on the opinion page in The Union, I have a difficult time understanding why an anti-Trump socialist must call all conservatives “unsophisticated, uneducated, unhappy malcontents,...


Sharon Seck: Food for thought

January 9, 2020

As I sat down in church this morning, a loud angry sounding voice was heard at the entrance. I saw two former police officers turn looking ready for action and I felt fright but also...