The mission for The Sunshine Project is to report on issues of civic discourse and social determinants of community health – and not just health in a medical sense. The project will examine medical issues as well as broad indicators of health, looking at data that may shed light on which communities and subgroups are doing well, and which are facing unique challenges, why, and what can be done.
Nobody can credibly say that members of the executive committee of the Belknap County Legislative Delegation cut the county budget out of self-interest.
Spring Home Improvement
There are cycles for many things — seasons, families, education and even careers. At Lakes Region Community College, we regularly witness the cycles of individuals who come to us with a specific professional interest and receive the education and training to be job ready upon graduation. As …
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BRIDGEWATER — Charles E. “Chuck” Swanson, 78, died Wednesday, April 7 after a lengthy illness. Chuck was born in San Francisco, CA the son of Clarence and Margaret (Burnett) Swanson. The family moved shortly there after to Lakewood, CO where he grew up. He went on to college, earned a BS in …
Our Neighbors is an occasional series about the unsung heroes and humble locals in the Lakes Region. Have a suggestion for someone we should profile? Send their name, email, phone number, and a brief description of how they make a difference in the lives of people around them, to email@example.com.
Imagine if you lived in a country like Russia that has a number of civil rights enshrined in its Constitution. If those rights were violated by the government, do you think you could sue to enforce them? Of course not.
• For the first time in decades, fiscal and monetary policy will likely remain easy during an accelerating expansion. A significantly different backdrop from the low growth — low inflation period following the 2008 financial crisis…keep an eye on inflation, however, as the climate could chan…
Health and Wellness
Medication Assisted Treatment and behavioral health appointment requests have spiked over the last year and yet, many continue to walk into emergency rooms seeking support. What many patients and people do not know is, the emergency department is not the only option when it comes to getting …
In a previous column, I wrote that farmers call steers "bulls." I got an email from Art Pease, a fellow farmer, who called me out on it. He said, "No, no, no! Farmers do not call steers bulls! Steers are steers, and bulls are bulls, as you must know. Perhaps the Sun wrote the photo caption i…