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Local Voices: Scenes from the Pacific Crest Trail, July 18

We’ve made it to White Pass! This section had lots of mosquitos, lake swims, beautiful views, and some not so great views. The knife’s edge is...

Local Voices: How to appeal your taxes for free

First, why may you not want to appeal your tax assessment? You may hesitate to file an appeal because you feel that

Local Voices: Scenes from the Pacific Crest Trail, July 8 and 14

"We made it to Crater Lake! (Kind of.)" says Emily Quinn....

Local Voices: Scenes from the Pacific Crest Trail, July 1

A report from Emily Quinn The Lansing Journal is following the adventures of Lansing resident Emily Quinn and her brother Michael Carrick as they hike...

Local Voices: Addressing illegal activities by an elected official

The process for addressing illegal activities by an elected official can be tedious and frustrating, and there is no clear path for ordinary citizens to take. However, I can provide some general guidelines based on my own recent experiences....

Local Voices: Scenes from the Pacific Crest Trail, June 26

"We made it to Etna which also means we’ve hiked over 1000 miles!!" wrote Lansing resident Emily Quinn in this week's installment....

Local Voices: Back on the Pacific Crest Trail, June 21

"We’re at about 940 miles now and have gone from Chester to Mt Shasta! I’ve enjoyed this part of the trail much more than..."

Local Voices: American Foreign Policy

From the desk of Bob Malkas I am writing a book analyzing how American history is being taught in our public schools and comparing it...

Local Voices: Back on the Pacific Crest Trail, June 9

The Lansing Journal is following the adventures of Lansing resident Emily Quinn and her brother Michael Carrick as they hike the Pacific Crest Trail...

Local Voices: Thank you, Walmart, for remembering our fallen heroes

Walmart and their associates went out of their way to recognize the impact their store has on our community this past Saturday, May 27....

Local Voices: Small businesses need affordable health care

"Lawmakers should reject any bill that restricts employers’ flexibility to choose health care options that are best for their employees..."

Local Voices: Southland Reactivation legislation

By Bob Malkas — The Southland Reactivation law can be used to encourage businesses to move into the area to take advantage of offered tax incentives...

Local Voices: Scenes from the Pacific Crest Trail, May 10

We made it to Kennedy Meadows, which means we’ve hiked 700 miles and completed the desert section of the PCT! We zoomed through...

Editorial Contest 2023: Autism, ADHD, and combatting ableism

Unity Christian Academy's Caleb Alderson examines autism, ADHD, and the ways we should treat people with love regardless of their disabilities...

Editorial Contest 2023: Ending spankings and ‘whoopings’ for kids

Unity Christian Academy's Ariana Thomas critiques a traditional view of spankings, instead encouraging a more positive approach...