Thursday, Jul 31, 2014


Manatee review should consider all the facts

In response to a lawsuit by the Pacific Legal Foundation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has decided downlisting manatees from endangered to threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act may be warranted, and the agency is embarking o...
Published: 07/17/14

Taft: Regarding immigration problem, “Get a visa” is no answer

Obviously the 50,000 unaccompanied children who have flooded over the U.S./Mexico border so far this year have created a political, economic and legal crisis for this country.
Published: 07/17/14

Maglio: The irony of climate change predictions

The 2013 Antarctica expedition of scientists and tourists was to retrace the steps of explorer Douglas Mawson in 1912. It was supposed to show that global warming was decreasing the ocean ice cap. Instead several nations sent icebreakers to assist th...
Published: 07/17/14

Our View: Tourism center money better spent on amenities

Any attempt to increase tourism in Hernando County is worth considering.
Published: 07/13/14

Letters to the editor

Marlette went too far
Published: 07/13/14

Reiniers: Take back your citizens

Let me set this up with some background information about the flood of minors and adults from Central America illegally crossing the border into the United States.
Published: 07/13/14

Jackson: Governments grow; Pasco delivers proof

The first draft of the latest Pasco County budget, including appendices, stretches 327 eye-glazing pages, and probes such topics as interfund transfers, contingencies and object codes. It is, in other words, not what anyone would mistake for a beach ...
Published: 07/10/14
Updated: 07/11/14

Citizens’ input procedure at school board meetings should change

I want to preface this by saying it is not to be taken as negative criticism of the Hernando County School Board or Superintendent Lori Romano. It is meant to be constructive — in hopes the format of citizens’ input at school board meet...
Published: 07/10/14

Letters to the editor

Bolton should put up or shut up
Published: 07/09/14
Updated: 07/10/14

Myers: Living in a make-believe world

There have been countless movies about the make-believe and many of them have been quite successful at the box office. Jurassic Park and Jaws are two examples but there are many others. It makes for good entertainment, but what would happen if fantas...
Published: 07/06/14

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