Legal-Ease: How to administer a loved one’s estate

Legal-Ease: How to administer a loved one’s estate

The question often arises upon a loved one’s passing, “What do we do now?”. The most important legal aspect of someone’s passi...

July 6th, 2019 |  


Trudy Rubin: Tanks on the National Mall: What would George Washington think of Trump’s July 4th

Trudy Rubin: Tanks on the National Mall: What would George Washington think of Trump’s July 4th

As President Trump turned Washington’s Independence Day celebration into a political rally, complete with tanks and flyovers, I wondered what ou...

July 5th, 2019 |  


Commentary: The biggest Women’s World Cup lesson: Teach girls to be competitive

Commentary: The biggest Women’s World Cup lesson: Teach girls to be competitive

When a swim coach challenged my 3-year-old daughter to race against her 5-year old brother, she beat him so badly that it seemed the toddler swim equi...

July 5th, 2019 |  



Ken Pollitz: Captivated by all things collectible

Ken Pollitz: Captivated by all things collectible

It may not be an oft-studied phenomenon, but the compulsion definitely exists for many.For reasons I am unfamiliar with, my parents used to call it a ...

July 5th, 2019 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: People shouldn’t be surprised

Leonard Pitts Jr.: People shouldn’t be surprised

I had no intention of telling this story here.This is the Fourth of July weekend, and I thought I might talk about the meaning of freedom in the age o...

July 4th, 2019 |  


Gary Presley: Flipping through a lifetime of clips

Gary Presley: Flipping through a lifetime of clips

(This column brought to you by scissors.)Here’s something we should do more: Thank you for reading our newspaper.We also appreciate you reading ...

July 4th, 2019 |  


Lori Borgman: When kids don’t want to go to Grandma’s

Lori Borgman: When kids don’t want to go to Grandma’s

We’ve been hearing disturbing warnings from grandparents who are further down the pike than we are. They say, “Enjoy those grands while th...

July 4th, 2019 |  


Mark Figley: Jefferson’s mark on our nation

Mark Figley: Jefferson’s mark on our nation

In recent years, it has become commonplace to show disdain for America’s Founding Fathers. Take the case of Thomas Jefferson, who along with And...

July 3rd, 2019 |  


Kathleen Parker: Travels with Daddy

Kathleen Parker: Travels with Daddy

WASHINGTON — “Surreal” was the word Ivanka Trump used to describe North Korea, which she briefly visited this past weekend with dear...

July 2nd, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: Gephart’s deferred diploma now achieved

John Grindrod: Gephart’s deferred diploma now achieved

During the most recent graduation season, there are those whose educational journey has been a linear one, one where each school year followed in succ...

July 2nd, 2019 |