Our View

May 1, 2019

The local shrimpers have a point

By now, the video has gone viral. On social media last week, a video of Grand Isle businessman Dean Blanchard exploded, generating literally hundreds of thousands […]
May 15, 2019

We love our Marine Industry; now, national lawmakers need to do the same

Our local economy has seen better days. You guys don’t need us to tell you that. You’ve lived it and experienced it with us over the […]
May 22, 2019

Best of luck to our area graduates

This week is a special one for thousands of local teenagers and also for their parents and extended family. By the time this newspaper reaches your […]
May 29, 2019

We cannot accept being last place anymore

Louisiana was on the wrong side of the news cycle this week. The United States News and World Report released a long-term study this past week, […]