Peace in the Middle East

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Column by Bob Goodlatte Just a few weeks ago, President Bush and Secretary of State Rice hosted an international conference at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. The conference focused on supporting the efforts of Israeli Prime Minister Olmert and Palestinian Authority President Abbas on their road to peace.

Is the Valley safer?

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The Top Story by Chris Graham The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., were a wakeup call for those involved in the emergency-services community in the Shenandoah Valley. “The big thing that came out of 9/11 was the thought that, hey, we’ve got to look at our policies and…

Warner rallies Dems in Staunton

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Story by Chris Graham Mark Warner has been down this road before – lending his name and expending his political capital to aid political protege Tim Kaine’s run at the governor’s job last fall. The businessman-turned-Virginia political favorite son knows that there is risk involved to engaging in such efforts. “If you feel like you…

Race issues dog Allen

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The Top Story by Chris Graham   A group of former University of Virginia football teammates of U.S. Sen. George Allen alleges that the former quarterback regularly used the n-word to refer to African-Americans. A second group of the Republican’s former teammates has stepped up to say that this is not true. Meanwhile, the state’s…