IN OUR OPINION
Editorial:

The correlation between inflation and a lack of accountability

Everytime we go grocery shopping, fill up our cars, or buy new appliances, we all feel it. Inflation is up 8.5% over last year, the highest rate in over 40 years. Many analysts, including …
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It’s time to fix American politics with bipartisan cooperation With all the vitriol bantered about these days between extremists from both major political parties, “bipartisanship” has become a sign of weakness to some politicians, pundits and …
Musk buys Twitter, national media proclaim free speech a threat Billionaire Elon Musk, the world’s wealthiest man, purchased Twitter for $44 billion. Musk has long been a critic of the platform’s content moderation policies, and appears poised to, …
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Letters to the Editor
Regarding the Powell Tribune’s new editor
Dear Editor: I have been curious what the Tribune‘s new editor would be like. Your May 17 editorial on bipartisanship has my …
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‘Passing the buck’ leads to property tax confusion
Dear Editor: In regard to the county property tax increase article dated May 17, 2022: The phrase taxation without …
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Biden would cede right to WHO to shut down the U.S.
Dear Editor: The Biden administration has proposed amendments to the WHO (World Health Organization) regulations that would give …
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Legislature must address runaway property taxes
Dear Editor: The 2022 property assessments recently arrived. I and many other residents are facing 40% or higher increases in our …
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Readers support freedom of speech
Dear Editor, We believe in freedom of speech and appreciate Kevin Killough’s article about it in the May 10 …
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