Opinion
BY TOM NELSON I came back to Stillwater in July of 2014 for a second time to serve as the interim superintendent of schools. One of my very first meetings was with a group of citizens working to develop a long-range facilities plan for Stillwater Area Public Schools. Parents, staff and other communi...Read More
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When my son starts kindergarten in two years, the young baby oaks we planted last week will still be shorter than he is. They’ll continue growing slowly, maybe a foot each year, so that they’ll finally be taller than he is by the time he gets his driver’s license, though still too skinny for h...Read More
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I am waiting for a normal day at our house. I have been waiting for 12 years. Every week, I post a snapshot of our schedule on the refrigerator, color-coding the “special” events that require carpools, birthday gifts, permission slips and insurance cards. Lately, it has been resembling a toddler...Read More
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How many times have you been playing well for three to six holes before you ran into trouble? Most decent players would say quite a few. I’ve always thought one of the things that separate the really good players from everybody else is their ability to rebound from a bad shot or a bad hole. [...]...Read More
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To the editor: Fiscal responsibility sounds great, but what does it mean? It’s a top priority for Democrats and Republicans. Is it just a catch phrase that politicians love to use? An interesting battle is about to take place between the two parties which essentially boils down to tax cuts versus ...Read More
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BY DEB TAYLOR We’ve come a long way on our journey to enhance support and care for the older adults in our communities. When President Lyndon Johnson signed the Older Americans Act (OAA) in 1965, the legislation represented a historic step towards improving the lives of seniors in the areas of inc...Read More
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