• ouellette.jpg Getting old stinks

    Awkward twist when trying to grab a bin full of newspapers leads to lower back pain and questions of signs to come, Steve Ouellette writes.

    March 24, 2013 1 Photo

  • ouellette.jpg Blinding me with science

    Many of us don't understand it; some even fear it. Science, however, is responsible for virtually everything we have in some way, shape or form, humor columnist Steve Ouellette writes.

    March 10, 2013 1 Photo

  • ouellette.jpg 2012 Oscar picks announced

    Columnist Steve Ouellette predicts winners of tonight's award show.

    February 24, 2013 1 Photo

  • ouellette.jpg Gifts to avoid on Valentine's Day

    It would be disingenuous for me to suggest what you should get your loved one for Valentine's Day, but I can suggest what you certainly should not give the love of your life, Steve Ouellette writes.

    February 10, 2013 1 Photo

  • ouellette.jpg What became of life for grown-up 'Peanuts' characters?

    Since the classic comic strip first appeared in newspapers more than 60 years ago, none of the characters ever got past age 8. Columnist Steve Ouellette writes about what happened when all those characters grew up.

    January 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • ouellette.jpg Thinking of others with this year's resolutions

    I'm not prepared to make the annual New Year's resolution sure to be broken, Steve Ouellette writes.

    December 30, 2012 1 Photo

  • ouellette.jpg Extinction event on the way

    Most doomsayers have lame theories, but Maya scholars and mathematicians have cold, hard facts that point to Dec. 21 as being the end of the world, columnist Steve Ouellette writes.

    December 16, 2012 1 Photo

  • ouellette.jpg Throwback Christmas presents

    The best gifts don't run on batteries, Steve Ouellette writes.

    December 2, 2012 1 Photo

  • ouellette.jpg Lots of misconceptions about atheism

    Columnist Steve Ouellette sets the record straight.

    November 18, 2012 1 Photo

  • ouellette.jpg Strange disappointment after storm skips area

    Though the region was quick to catch on to the gravity of Sandy's hype, the North Country was fortunate to be let down, columnist Steve Ouellette writes.

    November 4, 2012 1 Photo