July 21, 2000
It is hot. Very hot. This is to state the obvious, but when it's this hot the obvious is about all a person can handle.
Backing higher ethics
Gov. Jeb Bush made ethics in government one of his priorities last year by forming a special commission to propose tougher ethical rules. Not only should public officials be held to higher standards, the commission concluded, but corruption laws should apply to private companies that contract with public agencies.
Take a stand
The benefits of restoring the Snake River's natural flow outweigh its costs. Al Gore, once again, has chosen to be ambiguous instead of taking a real stand.
Mall hat episode teaches children the wrong lesson
Re: Tip of the hat sends Tyrone mall over the top, by Howard Troxler, July 19, and related stories about the young man ejected from Tyrone Square Mall.