Editorials

  • Water vision 7/29/2014

    The 50-Year Vision for the Future of Water in Kansas sounds grand, doesn't it? State water officials are working with stakeholders throughout Kansas t ...

  • Funding DHDC 7/27/2014

    With Downtown Hays Development Corp. searching for a new director and the City of Hays preparing to pass next year's budget, it strikes us as opportun ...

  • Against the wind 7/25/2014

    Even though the Kansas economy has been bolstered significantly with the introduction of wind energy production, there remain skeptics. Not of the e ...

  • Open meetings 7/24/2014

    Closed-door meetings have become the new norm for members of the Hays USD 489 Board of Education. The executive sessions, which are allowable under th ...

  • Measles' scary comeback 7/23/2014

    Sedgwick County and Kansas are seeing scary evidence of the continuing necessity of childhood vaccinations, even against diseases that seem lost to th ...

Columns

  • The power of punctuation 7/29/2014

    I never will look at a comma in the same way. Sure, there are lots of exciting punctuation marks that convey powerful emotion and strength, thus tra ...

  • Running for the wrong bus 7/28/2014

    It's a revealing video. Not in the sense of physical nakedness. No, what is naked in that clip is a kind of political opportunism that has become all ...

  • Old Old Mexico -- Culture and content 7/28/2014

    If we took any negative stereotypes to Mexico City, they were rapidly dispelled. We didn't get sick, weren't threatened or abused, found it relative ...

  • The defining issue of economic recovery 7/27/2014

    The defining issue in upcoming state elections is each candidate's position regarding "the path of our economic recovery." So wrote Republican state r ...

  • In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done? 7/27/2014

    Last week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria -- the extremist movement now occupying large swaths of territory in the region -- forced the last Chri ...

Readers Forum

  • No longer a supporter 7/29/2014

    I am a Kansas corn and sorghum grower, a business owner, and a constituent of Congressman Tim Huelskamp. For the past four years, I have supported ...

  • Endorsement for Shultz 7/25/2014

    The future of healthcare in Kansas is one of the most important ongoing discussions right now in our state. Kansas has the opportunity to select an In ...

  • Vote Huelskamp out 7/25/2014

    The definition of unpatriotic is someone involved in something that harms your country and/or not proud of your country. This is the very essence of H ...

  • Leadership change needed 7/24/2014

    I was fascinated by the ad run by Senator Pat Roberts about the ethics of Milton Wolf. In 1952 when Ike Eisenhower was elected president, Pat's fath ...

  • Vote for Huelskamp 7/24/2014

    Tim Huelskamp has earned my vote to represent Kansans in our nation's Capitol. Our country needs leaders that are willing to take a stand and make ...

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