Editorials

Solar power attractive for region

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

12 hrs ago
Additional hospital’s impact murky

It’s debatable whether a new Marshfield Clinic Health System hospital in Eau Claire would help lower health care costs for area residents.

6 days ago
County should pay bill for home damage

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
Students should be given financial literacy courses

A phrase often heard from those beyond their school years is that lessons learned in a certain college or high school class don’t apply to the “real world.”

1 week ago
Concerns abound for rural schools

Tony Evers provided a hint Thursday as to what his school budget request to the governor for 2017-19 might include.

1 week ago
Bid process openness a good sign

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
Sports officials warrant our support

It’s one of the rare jobs in which, if all is going well, your work goes relatively unnoticed.

2 weeks ago
UW speakers should offer diverse views

State Rep. Robin Vos has made news of late for saying Wisconsin’s public universities don’t offer enough conservative speakers on their campuses.

2 weeks ago
Welcome students ‘back home’

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
Trails efforts benefit local communities

Local governments and organizations, residential developers and commercial contractors are increasingly taking into consideration trails and similar amenities in their

3 weeks ago
City survey yields valuable information

Local residents looking to influence development in Eau Claire now have a vehicle with which to do just that.

3 weeks ago
Gender stereotypes going away

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

4 weeks ago
Area golfer nets ace

The odds are better — for most us — of getting hit by lightning during our lifetime.

1 month ago
Report on energy costs worrisome

A disturbing report came to light this week in an Associated Press story.

1 month ago
Olympics a welcome break from politics

The Olympic Games, which come to an end today, couldn’t have come at a more fortuitous time.

1 month ago