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Sour pusses | Mark’s Remarks

We all know them. People who rarely smile. People whose mouths naturally turn downwards. People who gripe, complain, and disapprove most of the time...

Soft skills that employers seek

By KATHI WEILBACHER Career Specialist Employers in today’s job market are looking for more than technical skills. They place a high value on “soft skills” --...

Every generation | Mark’s Remarks

Remember that Mike and the Mechanics song “In the Living Years” from 1988? It was a hit when I was just leaving my teenage...

Transferable skills

By KATHI WEILBACHER Career Specialist As you begin your job search or consider careers you want to pursue, it's important to know what you are good...

Find and protect your missing smartphone | Planet Ryan

According to recent statistics from Pew Research Center, more than half of American adults (61 percent) own a smartphone. That’s a staggering number, and...

Little celebrations | Mark’s Remarks

Of course, I always write school-related columns this time every year. Being a teacher for almost 25 years, starting school is always monumental time....

Breaking Employment Barriers

By KATHI WEILBACHER Career Specialist Job hunting at any age can be stressful. For those over the age of 50, the experience can be frightening in...

Compassion for the bug | Mark’s Remarks

As the school year begins, I find myself spending every waking moment at school. I often go in early in the mornings on weekends...

The secret to lower grocery bills | Planet Ryan

Did you know that back in 1913, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, a loaf of bread would set you back nearly...

No boys allowed | Mark’s Remarks

When I first started teaching almost 25 years ago, there were only a few men on the staff. In my own particular grade level,...

The secret to lower grocery bills | Planet Ryan

By RYAN LEDENDECKER Columnist Did you know that back in 1913, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, a loaf of bread would set you...

Summertime memories | Planet Ryan

What an absolutely awesome past few weeks of weather we’ve had. Am I right? I recall a column I wrote last year at about...

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