The news about local news has mostly been bad news. Already faced with declining readership, shrinking advertising and growing digital competition, the newspaper industry has been hit hard with a string of cynical corporate buyouts, takeovers and mergers.
There’s an irony in writing about invasive species that’s impossible to escape. Which species is more invasive than my own? [Editorial republished from the Nov. 7, 2019, issue of the News.]
Yellow Springs has an opportunity to strengthen its stance as a welcoming community with our upcoming vote on a charter amendment that would give any Yellow Springs resident, citizen or noncitizen, the right to vote on municipal matters.
When good faith efforts to nudge our neighbors turns into relentless haranguing — or even harassing — it’s time to back off, take a breath, and re-assess. This is the case with regards to the latest challenge to the Antioch farm: a months-long campaign to not kill for food the lambs currently grazing under the solar panels.
In shooting after shooting, there is one common denominator. Guns. [Editorial republished from the Aug. 8, 2019, issue of the News.]
Read last week’s editorial on migrant detention camps and learn about a nationwide candlelight vigil to close the camps on Friday, July 12.
Ohio legislators are creating a clean air program. But it’s really a bailout for nuclear and coal plants at the expense of renewable energy.
An April YS News editorial is republished here as anti-choice legislation increasingly becomes law around the country.