Support locally owned businesses
Support locally owned businesses Editor: Pet World has been in Danville as the local pet store for 37 years. We have seen the economy go up and down. We have always tried to stock the best products, and the best pets and fish that we could get. We al
Humane Society must change
Humane Society must change Editor: Humane. Defined as "compassionate, sympathetic, merciful, kindhearted." If there is anyone who feels this term should be part of the title of the Danville animal shelter, please educate yourself to the true activiti
February 21, 2014
Look for other cuts
Editor: After reading the article about the city talking about a $1 million shortage I just had to write in.
Government has failed
Government has failed Editor: After seeing such hopelessness and grief, my heart opened to the sadness I now witness. It is the sorrow and tears of America. Its people struggle for survival in a land of plenty as the stock market again broke records
February 16, 2014
Coal dust is dangerous
Coal dust is dangerous Editor: I grew up north of Catlin near Blue Lake and Deep Valley coal mines, along with six brothers. As the coal mines were bringing up coal, we breathed a lot of coal dust. We lived in a home with a coal-fired stoker furnace.
February 14, 2014
Humane Society moves ahead
As the residents in Danville might be aware, the four-year battle to reform the Danville Humane Society recently reached a critical point, when nine of the 11 board members resigned, and it was discovered that the director of the Humane Society had b
Smartphones need kill switches. It's a relatively easy solution to the pricey (and irritating) problem of smartphone theft. But who would have thought that the big carriers would team up with Apple, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung and lots of other manufacturers to voluntarily begin adding the technology by July 2015? The cooperative spirit! It makes so much sense!