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Happy Thanksgiving 2023

There are so many complexities and challenges in the world in which we live that it is important to take some time to reflect on the good things that are going on in our families, communities and the world for which we need to be thankful.

Correcting 2 Points from Veterans Day Article

I write to correct two points from your article on the Veterans Day observance at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial in your November 15-21, 2023 edition.

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Bald Eagles Spotted on Their Nest

The mated pair of Bald Eagles in Great Falls have once again been spotted on their nest on Minnehaha Island, seen from Riverbend Park.



Is the Fix In? Don’t Do It!

On changes to the Single Family Housing code.

On Nov. 1, the contest for the 2024 local Alexandria elections began.

Thank You Mount Vernon District Voters


Opinion: Zachary Taylor Missed the Point

But then, he DOES work for the plastics industry (response to the response to ‘10 Things You Can Do’)


Now Is a Good Time To Vote!

In a time filled with much turmoil, challenges, and seemingly insurmountable obstacles, it’s easy to get disheartened and wonder if voting is even worth it.

Alexandria City Council Poised to Eliminate Single-Family Neighborhoods

The Alexandria City Council is preparing to implement wide-ranging changes to the City’s zoning code that would effectively eliminate single-family neighborhoods in Alexandria.

City Is Failing Old Town Residents

On Dec. 5 the Alexandria Planning Commission will be asked to approve four audacious exceptions so the developer of 301 N. Fairfax can maximize his profits by building an architecturally bland, modernist condominium one block from City Hall and Founder’s Park. The plan is visibly out of place among the historic 18th, 19th and 20th century homes that would surround it.

Policy on Transgender Kids Supports Parent Involvement


Speaker of the House

Article 1, Section 2 of the Constitution of the United States provides that the House of Representatives is to choose a presiding officer to be known as the Speaker of the House. Such a position became necessary as the Founding Fathers looked for a way to have checks and balances among the branches of government since they had rejected a parliamentary form of government that would have had a prime minister serving as leader in both the executive and legislative branches at the same time.