An Adult In Spite Of Myself

Commentary by Bill Buchanan

Last Wednesday, this newspaper ran a story about a confrontation between Mayor Carol Smith, Mike Lopez, and Chet and Wendy Hilgers. The dispute concerned kids at the Skate Park not using protective helmets while riding.  Several comments appeared on the OVN Blog about who was responsible for monitoring the kids regarding helmet safety. One comment from our blog summed it up nicely, "Where are the parents of these kids?" Thank you. Rather than depending upon the City Council, the police, Skate Park volunteers, the

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