On the eve of a new decade, there's no better time to commit to making memories we can be proud of
The former House speaker's view of the world is outdated and rooted in ignorance
Six Dos Pueblos High students — and Noozhawk contributors — earn awards in 2009 California Press Women High School Journalism Contest
A drink from the tap is just as healthy and a fraction of the cost
Residents beware as a horde of college students descends on Del Playa this weekend
A killing ban is essential to the animals' health and that of the Rocky Mountain ecosystem
It seems our tendencies toward pure individualism have eliminated any sense of community — or soul
Mass shootings and other gun violence may have their roots in a moribund economy
Rather than outlawing the prevalent weed, we should put it to legal use
As health-care costs skyrocket, how about a game of survival of the fittest?
By losing everything, a Tea Fire survivor learns she's gained even more.
OMG! The world of words is taking on a whole new meaning ... and symbolism.
Republicans should learn that government is not the problem, it's the solution to the problem.
Women aren't the only ones bearing the burden of weight challenges
Finally, many years too late, we have a law that protects women from pay discrimination.
Carrying the trash you create for a week with you can have a profound effect.
A generation moves away from great forms of music.
The president-elect will restore our standing as a nation and in the world.
There is no present, and if we don't plan for the future, we end up only in the past.
President-elect Obama's radical policies, paralleling FDR's, may be the only hope for our failing economy.
With the nation facing so much adversity, does it really matter whether President-elect Obama chooses Democrats or Republicans for his Cabinet?
Help make a difference by buying meat and dairy from companies raising our food the humane way.
Funding schools to be 'green' would help cultivate a sense of environmental responsibility in students
California voters say yes — and thank you — to those who have fought for our freedom.
With Barack Obama as our president, we can get the country headed in the right direction.
A quick trip to Las Vegas is an opportunity to walk and talk for a favorite candidate.
Is nuclear energy the fuel of the future or a threat to humanity?
Despite racial and gender advances, equality for all is not a universal concept.
The media bear much of the blame for unrealistic beauty myths. It's time to cut them down to size.
If we don't want economic ruin, we need to do something while we still have the option.
What's in the water sure takes the fun out of going to the beach.
With an annual magazine and groups at three schools, two sisters are inspiring their generation with a write idea. Now they're sharing the results with Noozhawk