Day: August 31, 2012

Jobless number growing

Unemployment in the Salem area rose in July to 9.3 percent. That represents a 0.3 percent increase from the June rate of 9 percent, and is higher than the statewide seasonally adjusted jobless rate of 8.7 percent. Some 18,789...

Read More

Middle school is key

There are few times as promising as the first day of school. Children entering first grade are aglow with both apprehension and excitement; their parents are proud of their little ones who are growing up. Teens entering high...

Read More

Unbiased review of film available

To the Editor: It is amazing to me how many people are ready to believe what they want to believe.  For a relatively unbiased report about Obama: America 2016, I suggest that you read the Washington Post August 24 critic’s...

Read More