Opinion

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Regular screenings can save lives

Colorectal cancer screening – testing to look for cancer before symptoms start – can help save lives. Regular screening can find colorectal cancer early when ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Protect journalists and activists from vindictive lawsuits; then there are also public records

By Jim Waters It’s one thing for government agencies to deny open records requests from the press or public. It’s quite another for those entities ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

LETTER: Harlan has one of the most dedicated public servants

Dear Editor: Recently, I retired as executive director of the Kentucky County Attorneys Association, a position I was privileged to hold for more than a ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

President Biden stands up for coalfield communities

President Biden signed an executive order on Jan. 27 that will put “the full force of the federal government” behind a new commitment to a ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Kentucky legislators should not embrace pharmaceutical manufacturer “kickback” system

Big Pharma rang in 2021 by hiking prices on a whopping 800 drugs by an average of nearly 5 percent.  These additional costs far outpace ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

$15 Minimum Wage — Point-Counterpoint

Point: A $15 an Hour Minimum Wage Is a Start By Dean Baker President Biden has proposed raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

DEAR ABBY: Assistant works their way up only to be sidelined by boss

DEAR ABBY: When my boss hired me as an assistant four years ago, she specifically told me my job was to do whatever the person ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Will Ky. legislature double down on video gambling?

By RICHARD NELSON Commonwealth Policy Center Last week, the Kentucky Supreme Court denied the Horse Racing industry’s appeal to allow historical horse racing, aka video ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

BLEVINS: Groundhog Day: Did he see his shadow?

By the time you read my column- if you read it – Groundhog Day will be over, and you’ll know whether in your part of ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Nurses Association leaders speak out about mental health, wellness for nurses

While the COVID-19 pandemic rages on worldwide with new variants, the urgency for Kentucky nurses to continue to be on the frontlines now extends out ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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