Editorials

Mental health funds in region much needed

The second phase of a program critical to local youth is under way.

2 days ago
A wise use of resources?

“Gun policy” and “bipartisan” are concepts rarely seen in the same sentence, but there is a firearm-related effort under way that’s drawing some

6 days ago
New big box retailer rare nowadays

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
Data request an overreach

Citing concerns about the integrity of U.S. elections, President Trump in May created the bipartisan Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.

1 week ago
Council should avoid partisanship

I cringed a bit when I read Eau Claire City Council member Catherine Emmanuelle’s quote in the June 28 Leader-Telegram as the council debated a resolution pushing the

1 week ago
Positive press persists for EC

Erin Richards took her first trip to Eau Claire in 2015 for the inaugural Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival.

2 weeks ago
Ill-advised policies plague beer industry

William Glass endured an exhaustive, expensive process as he launched The Brewing Projekt in Eau Claire.

2 weeks ago
An honor to be there for veteran

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
Businesses can play key role in education

Anthony Sheppard recently graduated from UW-River Falls with a business administration degree thanks, in part, to some help from his employer.

3 weeks ago
Local project under way

Preliminary designs released nearly two years ago showed a sprawling complex, dominated by windows, surrounded by trees, sandwiched between the Chippewa River and Menomonie

3 weeks ago
Why U.S. debt goes on unchecked

President Donald Trump’s recently proposed fiscal year 2018 budget raised concerns locally because it would end the “Essential Air Service” program that

3 weeks ago