TribLIVE

| Opinion/The Review

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Alle-Kiski Tuesday takes

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Letters home ...

Traveling abroad for personal, educational or professional reasons?

Why not share your impressions — and those of residents of foreign countries about the United States — with Trib readers in 150 words?

The world's a big place. Bring it home with Letters Home.

Contact Colin McNickle (412-320-7836 or cmcnickle@tribweb.com).

Daily Photo Galleries

'American Coyotes' Series

Traveling by Jeep, boat and foot, Tribune-Review investigative reporter Carl Prine and photojournalist Justin Merriman covered nearly 2,000 miles over two months along the border with Mexico to report on coyotes — the human traffickers who bring illegal immigrants into the United States. Most are Americans working for money and/or drugs. This series reports how their operations have a major impact on life for residents and the environment along the border — and beyond.

Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
 

Not since Ivan: Wednesday's flooding in the Kiski Valley was the worst there since Hurricane Ivan pounded the region a decade ago. But officials are hinting that damage might not be widespread enough to trigger federal disaster aid. Floods don't seem “localized” when it's your house lifted from its foundation. Again, we're reminded of the need for homeowners to carry flood insurance.

Local boy makes good: Who says you have to be a great athlete to go far from the Alle-Kiski Valley? Leechburg native John Phillips made it to Italy — as the U.S. ambassador to that country. He leaves for Rome on Sept. 12, but not before his hometown threw him a going away party. Not bad for the kid who used to sell junk cars for $20. Good luck, John.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Editorials

  1. Pittsburgh Tuesday takes
  2. Greensburg Tuesday takes
  3. The Export-Import Bank: The Senate’s shame
  4. Alle-Kiski Tuesday takes
  5. At the VA: The waiting dead
  6. Yes, the IRS targeted conservatives
  7. The wind ruse: A failed policy
  8. Greensburg Tuesday takes
  9. The Keystone XL pipeline: No surrender
  10. Pittsburgh Laurels & Lances
  11. Saturday essay: Dog days bark