Columnists: Mark Thornton

My confession

The editorial that runs under “Our View” in every edition stands as the consensus opinion for the paper. As regular…read more


The sands of time

For years, my Memorial Day tradition was to watch “Saving Private Ryan” or, later, “We Were Soldiers.” To me, they’re…read more


Oh, the games we play …

Many of my fondest memories in this business have to do with sports coverage. Oh, the stories I could tell…read more


Step back

Sometimes we just have to take a step back in order to survey things and put them in proper perspective.…read more


Main Street vacation

For the last four years or so, spring break has meant a special trip for my daughter and me. It…read more