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Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:22 am

Will CWLP not have to clean up its act?

 For years the Sierra Club has played the conscience of City Water, Light and Power in the absence of mayors and aldermen capable of the role. Most people can agree that having a conscience is a...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:21 am
News flash: Republican congressional leaders have come up with yet another grand scheme to fix America’s health care system. So, look out – because when they say “fix,” they mean it in the sam...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:20 am
One reason why Gov. Bruce Rauner promised to veto HB40 last spring was to prevent a House Republican revolt on the state budget.The bill deletes a so-called “trigger” provision in current law whic...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:19 am
 TOWNSHIP SUCCESSESAs the executive director of the Township Officials of Illinois, I would like to comment on the story by Bruce Rushton (“Outdated?,” Illinois Times, Sept. 21). In his piece...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:17 am
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum was lit up in teal last month in honor of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The month was dedicated to raising awareness about ovarian cancer and honorin...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:01 am
While many politicians were saying it’s too soon to talk about gun control, our Sen. Richard Durbin said it’s lawmakers’ job to answer tough questions. “Congress is complicit if it continues i...
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 03:18 am
 Since the 1990s, Colorado Springs has been shaped by an inordinate number of right-wing institutions. Yet the Springs also is home to a hardy band of progressives.With Bernie Sanders bringing ne...
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 12:19 am

An election is just another beauty pageant

 My favorite Miss America was Vonda Kay Van Dyke (1965), forever famous as the first  Queen of Atlantic City to use ventriloquism in the talent portion of the contest. She later wrote a seri...

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