Editorials

  • Senate campaign 8/28/2014

    Kansas is attracting a lot of national attention this election cycle, primarily because of a deep fissure dividing the state Republican Party. The tea ...

  • Right to be heard? 8/26/2014

    One of the traditions of the Kansas State Fair, at least during election years, has been to provide the first gubernatorial debate of the campaign sea ...

  • Festering wound 8/24/2014

    People who live in the small rural communities of Kansas rely on the critical access hospitals that serve their hometowns. Yet, keeping those hospital ...

  • Big banks settling 8/22/2014

    On Thursday, the U.S. Justice Department announced the largest-ever civil settlement with a single entity when Bank of America agreed to pay $16.65 bi ...

  • Art appreciation 8/21/2014

    Ready to paint the town? Downtown Hays will be the place to do it Friday evening. That is when the 30th edition of the Hays Arts Council's Fall Art ...

Columns

  • Green monster 8/28/2014

    Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency. You've required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars and other things that made the world cl ...

  • The resurrection of Rick Perry 8/28/2014

    Not since Superman has a fella made such a big impression when he took of his eyeglasses. Turns out, the sexy new specs were a disguise all along. Thi ...

  • Over-covering Ferguson 8/26/2014

    Why did the protests and riots last so long in Ferguson? Why did out-of-town agitators and opportunists like the Communist Revolutionary Party and ...

  • Figuring out the tax debate 8/26/2014

    Some intensive shadowboxing might be about to break out in the so-far relatively bloodless fight between Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and Democrat Re ...

  • Cannabis therapy -- Why bother? 8/25/2014

    Credulous New Age acolytes regard cannabis as an earthy herb, a gift from Mother Nature that must surely be good for us, because it's "natural." S ...

Readers Forum

  • An obvious ploy 8/25/2014

    An obvious ploy Since a perceived national security threat arises from having unaccompanied Latino children cross the boundary of the U.S. and Mexic ...

  • Not-so-beautiful sunset 8/25/2014

    Not-so-beautiful sunset I have been watching the progress the county has made on its "special projects." It receives the city's half-cent sales tax ...

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