http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en Moving toward a damp future http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/moving-toward-damp-future <p> <strong>ISSUE:</strong> Elizabethtown&rsquo;s new municipal water park<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Quality of life has a price tag</p> <p> In Elizabethtown, this will be the summer without a pool. But action this week by the Elizabethtown City Council should ensure that it will be the only summer.</p> Debate over Wilson Gate http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/debate-over-wilson-gate <p> <strong>ISSUE:</strong> Radcliff police on Wilson Road Gate<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Produce supporting research</p> <p> Sometimes when a plan is developed on paper the answer becomes clear.</p> <p> When problem solving, you can make a list of the pros and cons. Whichever list is longer, that&rsquo;s typically the direction to follow.</p> April 23, 2015: Our readers write http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/april-23-2015-our-readers-write <p> <strong>Resources, safety being compromised</strong></p> Besides the threat of fire, why worry about 60 candles? http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/besides-threat-fire-why-worry-about-60-candles <p> At last, here&rsquo;s some good news from the wide world of news. This one comes from Stony Brook University and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.</p> Memorial needs only your support http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/memorial-needs-only-your-support <p> <strong>ISSUE:</strong> Monument to Gold Star Families</p> <p> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> A worthy endeavor to honor survivors</p> <p> &ldquo;Dad&rsquo;s cry, too.&rdquo;</p> <p> These words spoken by a grieving single father of a young soldier killed in Afghanistan are the genesis leading to a potential new memorial to honor the families of our nation&rsquo;s fallen warriors.</p> Community college serves as rich resource http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/community-college-serves-rich-resource <p> My grandmother valued education. She taught me the only thing that no one can take from you is what you have learned. She came to mind when I was given this opportunity to comment on the continued importance of education.</p> Telecommunicators are invisible asset http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/telecommunicators-are-invisible-asset <p> KUDOS: Praising positives in our community</p> <p> When you dial 9-1-1, urgency quickly can give way to panic on your side of the telephone. It is essential the person responding be professional, calm, reassuring and efficient.</p> News media must stick with its traditional values http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/news-media-must-stick-its-traditional-values <p> I have been involved in politics and policy-making for more than 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They&rsquo;re not what you might think, however.</p>