Editorials

  • Kansas Speaks 10/21/2014

    Since 1980, the Docking Institute of Public Affairs at Fort Hays State University has helped facilitate public policy development for western and rura ...

  • Paying for schools 10/19/2014

    Voters must be baffled by competing claims regarding the funding of K-12 public schools in Kansas. The Brownback administration says it is going up; m ...

  • Preventable diseases 10/17/2014

    While the Ebola outbreak is extremely serious and has reached within the United States, there is no need to panic. Despite the sky-is-falling hysteria ...

  • Redbelly's future 10/16/2014

    Legislative politics are played not only when lawmakers are in Topeka. In many cases, the games go on all through the year. Consider the curious cas ...

  • Register to vote 10/14/2014

    If you are a Kansas resident at least 18 years of age by Nov. 4 but are not yet registered to vote, don't duck your head in shame just yet. Provided y ...

Columns

  • What is a CID? Will it work for mall? 10/21/2014

    The Community Improvement District program was passed by state legislation in 2009. The CID program is designed as a tool to help finance public and p ...

  • Judging importance on the ballot 10/21/2014

    Some of those folks whose names are down a ways on the ballot -- say, at the Kansas House of Representatives slot -- are starting to wonder just what ...

  • The sins of the father are visited 10/6/2014

    Autumn, and an old man's fancy turns to -- horror. Bailey was a nice guy. Everybody thought so, especially his clients. Bailey was an insurance ad ...

  • The age of cynicism 10/18/2014

    In Hays, it is green, thanks to a surprising abundance of rainfall and lower summer temperatures. The season of change is evident in areas besides the ...

  • The most important election in your lifetime 10/19/2014

    Do elections matter? The short answer is an emphatic "Yes," even though it's easy to be cynical and disillusioned. In 1974, state Senate President R ...

Readers Forum

  • Joining forces for Orman 10/19/2014

    Joining forces for Orman One definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different outcomes. Democrats and Republican ...

  • Research before voting 10/19/2014

    Research before voting As a former state senator, I still find myself concerned about the welfare of the people I once had the privilege of serving ...

  • Davis is moderate? 10/19/2014

    Davis is moderate? Who is Paul Davis? What is he planning for Kansas? Go to his website. It tells you little to nothing about the man -- just plati ...

  • Huelskamp stands out 10/19/2014

    Huelskamp stands out First District Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., has just recently been called out by an over-the-top liberal group dedicated to dest ...

  • Kansas farm interests 10/19/2014

    Kansas farm interests Kansas is a farming state and needs Kansas born and raised U.S. senators and representatives such as Pat Roberts and Tim Huels ...

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