Editorials

  • Flying Hays, again 3/1/2015

    Flying isn't for everybody. There are significant numbers of people who would rather drive, there are many who fear being in an airplane, and cost sim ...

  • Welcome to Hays 2/27/2015

    Today marks the beginning of the annual KSHSAA Class 3-2-1A state wrestling tournament at Fort Hays State University's Gross Memorial Coliseum. Each y ...

  • We know the drill 2/20/2015

    As a federal judge determines how many billions BP should pay for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration is pushing a troubling pla ...

  • Picking judges 2/19/2015

    It isn't that Gov. Sam Brownback doesn't understand the role of the judiciary. He received a law degree from the University of Kansas the same year cu ...

  • Drone warfare 2/18/2015

    Unauthorized transfers of weapons seem to have become almost commonplace in the modern global order. So much so that when a country such as the Unit ...

Columns

  • Giuliani, once heroic, now simply foolish 3/2/2015

    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of ...

  • Money: The first primary 3/2/2015

    Money is often called the first primary because there's nothing else out there to be officially judged by the FEC reports. There are no caucuses; ther ...

  • Kansas' fate is more tragic than comic 3/1/2015

    Rep. Joe Seiwert, R-Pretty Prairie, does not think we are funny. Recently, the anonymously authored HB 2234 arrived in the House Committee on Educat ...

  • Tweeting -- and setting nation's 'chat agenda' 3/1/2015

    From Sean Penn and the Oscars to Keith Olbermann and Bill O'Reilly at their cable TV perches, and with a dash of national security issues for good mea ...

  • The cancer of multiculturalism 2/27/2015

    President Barack Obama surprised many at the National Prayer Breakfast when he lectured us, "Lest we get on our high horse and think this (barbarity) ...

Readers Forum

  • Presidential candidates 2/26/2015

    Presidential candidates We are all aware, that is, informed voters are aware, President Barack Obama has announced he will go it alone following his ...

  • A future of guns 2/25/2015

    A future of guns One quiet morning in my sunlit living room, I heard it on the radio from Reuters. "Kansas Senate to consider Senate Bill 45, to all ...

  • Lesser prairie chicken 2/25/2015

    Lesser prairie chicken It is depressing to see all the politics surrounding the lesser prairie chicken. My experience with this species spans more t ...

  • Radical Islam 2/25/2015

    Radical Islam Jordanian pilot burned to death in a cage. Twenty-one Egyptian Christians decapitated in Libya. Forty-five Iraqi men burned to death ...

  • Institutional racism? 2/24/2015

    Institutional racism? The decision recently delivered by the Hays USD 489 Board of Education on closing Washington Elementary School provides some ...

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Will you miss not seeing the Class 1A Division II state high school basketball championships being hosted at Gross Memorial Coliseum on the campus of Fort Hays State University this year? (FHSU and KSHSAA has decided to relocate this year's tournament to Dodge City since the FHSU women have the possibility of hosting an NCAA Division II regional tourney.)
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