Battling vs. 2 types of cancer

I never wanted cancer. Who does? Within four months I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and prostate cancer.Last October 26, my entire thyroid was rem...

November 6th, 2019 |  


Thanksgiving elicits memories

Thanksgiving elicits memories

Recently, I have been asking my radio listeners to share their favorite memories of Thanksgiving with me, so I can share them on the air. After all, t...

November 5th, 2019 |  


The ‘inequality tax’ you are paying

What is the world’s richest country?That may seem like a simple question, but it’s not. According to the Global Wealth Report from banking...

November 5th, 2019 |  



What seniors want from healthcare pros

In recent years, medical professionals have been better at assessing an older patient’s status, circumstances and issues. The screening process ...

November 4th, 2019 |  


‘Thank you for your service’

‘Thank you for your service’

“What do you say?” Growing up, how many times did one of my parents ask that question?A conservative answer would probably be in the hundr...

November 4th, 2019 |  


OSU economists forecast lower CAUV

OSU economists forecast lower CAUV

It is hard to believe November is upon us. The weather this weekend will be a real reminder that “Ol’ Man Winter” is getting ready f...

November 1st, 2019 |  


We need publicly owned utilities

Right now, thousands of Californians are fleeing raging wildfires, while millions sit in the dark. And for-profit utilities may be to blame.Pacific Ga...

November 1st, 2019 |  


Montana takes us into town

Montana takes us into town

Today when I asked Julia what I should write about in the column, she immediately popped up with, “About our trip to town with Montana!”I ...

October 31st, 2019 |  


Cost of wind projects continues steady decline

The U.S. wind industry is booming—expanding from 1.5 gigawatts of cumulative installed capacity in 1998 to 96.4 gigawatts of installed capacity ...

October 30th, 2019 |  


The military marches on its stomach

The military marches on its stomach

At times the veterans I interview mention chow, grub, mess and the cooks who prepared their food. There is no definitive answer on who first expressed...

October 30th, 2019 |