The 2022 WNBA Finals tipped off on Sunday night, with the Las Vegas Aces taking a 1-o series lead on the Connecticut Sun. Beforehand, the league’s commissioner shared some strong comments about WNBA star Brittney Griner’s ongoing detainment in Russia over drug charges. Commissioner Cathy Engelbert told reporters that Griner’s wrongful detainment in Russia is “unacceptable”
While the U.S. government is attempting to bring WNBA star Brittney Griner home, the Russian administration has reportedly not responded to President Biden's offers. "Biden and his team, including Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, previously stated in August that the United States made a
Earlier this week, President Joe Biden met with Cherelle Griner, the wife of imprisoned WNBA star Brittney Griner. Griner has been in a Russian prison since February, when she was arrested for having cannabis oil in her bag at a Russian airport. She's reportedly not doing well right now. According
In years past, WNBA players would compete in Russia during the offseason because of the high salaries that are offered to him. That will no longer be the case. Top WNBA players are no longer willing to play in Russia due to Brittney Griner's legal situation. The two-time Olympic gold medalist was
Grief, said the late Queen in support of those who lost loved ones in the terrorist attacks of 9/11, is the price we pay for love.
For the past month, former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson has been trying to negotiate Brittney Griner's potential release from Russia. Well, the Biden administration wants that to stop as soon as possible. National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby issued a statement this
At the coronation of King Charles III in the coming months, the new sovereign will take an oath, promising to rule according to law, to exercise justice with mercy and to maintain the Church of England.
Humboldt Sponsors grateful to the community Humboldt Sponsors held its 2022 summer fundraiser, “A Night Under the Stars,” for members and guests on Aug. 9, 2022, at Septentrio Winery in Arcata. We would like to thank the following business sponsors and partners for their help in making our event so successful: Almquist Lumber, Anderson, Lucas, […]
The Forgotten. It sounds like a title to a movie, something ominous and terrifying. Yet this is how many of the people of Johnson County can easily be described, forgotten. When I talk to people every day about Johnson County one thing seems to constantly ring true, if it isn’t Iowa City, they feel like
City councillors must listen Brantford can be a good place with the proper leadership. We need a mayor and councillors who listen to, and consult with, the people they represent. Certain councillors seem to have forgotten that principle and do what they want. The sale of Arrowdale golf course is a perfect example. Certain leaders […]
Dan Walters right on target in his column I wholeheartedly agree with the thoughts expressed by Dan Walters in his column entitled “Newsom calls GOP governors ‘bullies’ — What about him?” published on Sept. 7. Walters’ words were exactly on point. Walters points out that while Newsom is criticizing governors in other states, the policies […]
National disgrace Re: Eyebrows raised as Trudeau belts out Bohemian Rhapsody (Sept. 20) On Sept. 17, Justin Trudeau was witnessed in the lobby of the Corinthia Hotel in London, England, singing Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen. Montreal musician Gregory Charles was playing the piano. Assuredly this was no tribute to the deceased Queen Elizabeth, but was […]