Thank you for the support

Thank you for the support

The Portsmouth Police Officers and their spouses would like to thank the businesses who helped provide food to the Officers on Monday, May 15, 2017 wh...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Tax money shouldn’t shore up blatantly biased TV and radio

A government $20 trillion in debt has just extended — not eliminated, as promised — funding for a public broadcaster that regularly infuri...

May 18th, 2017 |  


From campus to downtown

From campus to downtown

When I first moved to the area, I believed that Portsmouth was a town relishing in the glory days of the past. I, like other outsiders, believed that ...

May 17th, 2017 |  



Trump should fire Trump as his spokesman

At 2:05 p.m. in the White House press briefing room last Tuesday, May 9, the very first words out of Sean Spicer’s mouth were: “Sorry I...

May 17th, 2017 |  


How you might be helping hackers

Authorities worldwide are mopping up after an international ransomware attack disrupted hospitals, factories, government agencies, banks and businesse...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Skincare for the ages

Skincare for the ages

I love writing about the things I am asked about all the time. This topic is no exception. “Tarrah, what should I be doing for my skin?” N...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Swallow the nectar of the Gods

Swallow the nectar of the Gods

“Honey.” The word sounds as smooth as the golden liquid actually tastes. Honey spoken as a term of affection can soften the sternest of fa...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Connecting the community through storytelling

Connecting the community through storytelling

It’s no secret I’m a fan of human interest stories. I would also like to think I’m fairly decent at writing them. There’s an a...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Attributable risk of genes

Attributable risk of genes

On page 20 of the book by Professor Traci Mann that we reviewed last week it says “..that genes account for 70 percent of the variation in peopl...

May 15th, 2017 |  


POW survived hell, and became an inspiration

Air Force Maj. Leo Thorsness waited more than six years for the Medal of Honor he was awarded for his actions over North Vietnam on April 19, 1967.On ...

May 15th, 2017 |