Economic development is often seen as a way to boost quality of life. Bringing more economic activity to an area is touted as a way to increase the number of employed people, the level of wages or both. And those increases can then lead to more tax revenue for governments, increased public s…

(Editor's note: This editorial, which originally appeared in Sunday's edition, contained a formatting error. The corrected version is below.)

This holiday season, when you're gathered with family, or snuggled under a blanket watching holiday movies, or out for a special night with friends, take a moment to think of those who are working to keep the peace and help people in need -- our first responders.

Even as the U.S. House of Representatives concluded 2019 by passing President Trump's landmark new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico - the USMCA - that major accomplishment was unfortunately overshadowed by the partisan, divisive impeachment proceedings taken up by Washington Democrats.

And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger' because there was no room for them in the inn.