Editorials

UW-EC grads should take another look

Editor’s note: The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

1 hr ago
Great Lakes critical resource for Midwest

Waukesha, a city of about 72,000 nearly 20 miles west of Milwaukee, soon will be getting its water from Lake Michigan.

2 days ago
Razing buildings difficult decision

It’s never an easy decision to supplant a building that’s considered a landmark in a given community.

6 days ago
Musician says follow your dreams

Editor’s note:  The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

1 week ago
Efforts to curb violence in U.S. long overdue

Something must be done.

1 week ago
Report: Stress hard to find in Eau Claire

It may not be fodder for bumper stickers, emblazoned on local T-shirts or highlighted in marketing efforts, but the city named for its clear water has earned yet another

1 week ago
A taste of what we have to offer

Editor’s note:  The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

2 weeks ago
Wheel tax news a welcome development

“Taxes” often is treated as a four-letter word, but a recent move in Chippewa County appears to have paid off with relatively little collateral damage.

2 weeks ago
Arts center nears finish line

Kimera Way called Thursday’s announcement regarding the Confluence Project a “game-changer.”

2 weeks ago
Paying tribute on Memorial Day holiday

Editor’s note:  The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

3 weeks ago
Enhancing our walk in the woods

Editor’s note:  The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

1 month ago
Pew study worrisome

The Eau Claire metropolitan area fared relatively well in an economic study released this week by the Washington, D.C.-based Pew Research Center.

1 month ago
Adult prom brings joy to many

Editor’s note:  The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

1 month ago
Need for training unfortunate

There were more than 170 active-shooter incidents in the U.S. from 2000 to 2014.

1 month ago
Promoting DT parking prudent

A local businessman’s experience has brought attention to new parking policies in downtown Eau Claire.

1 month ago