Editorials

  • Young at heart 12/17/2014

    The author Gabriel Garcia Mðrquez might be credited with coining the phrase "Age isn't how old you are but how old you feel," yet we would ventur ...

  • Big banks win again 12/16/2014

    As expectations of the U.S. Congress are abysmally low, we rejoice in the fact members were able to piece together a funding bill that allows the fede ...

  • Flying Hays later 12/14/2014

    The item at Thursday's Hays City Commission meeting that garnered the most attention was one that hadn't even made it to the agenda. And even though ...

  • Allowing torture 12/12/2014

    In post-9/11 America, many aspects of our lives have changed. Most generally, citizens have ceded much of their right to privacy in exchange for incre ...

  • Media bias 12/11/2014

    When readers criticize this newspaper for focusing on bad news, the proof they offer is they know "bad news sells." While such generalizations are eas ...

Columns

  • Adapting to change 12/17/2014

    Without question, agricultural research is one of the most vital investments we can make to feed our increasing population and protect our planet. A ...

  • Newman provides western Kansas education 12/17/2014

    Last month, Patrick Lowry, Hays Daily News editor and publisher, penned an editorial critical of Dodge City Community College President Don Woodburn. ...

  • Securing the future of aerospace in Kansas 12/16/2014

    Safeguarding our nation means both a strong national defense and a strong economy. The aerospace industry is where these two priorities combine. In to ...

  • The future with Brownback 12/16/2014

    Gov. Sam Brownback: Fiendishly clever -- or not. Boy, how often do you get to write that about a governor? Here's how this shakes out. Brownback ...

  • White Christmas, red Christmas 12/15/2014

    Christmas on the Rez was like Christmas anywhere else, only worse. Kidding. I jest. The holiday season, New Year's no less than Christmas, radiated ...

Readers Forum

  • Brownback's 'vision' 12/17/2014

    Brownback's 'vision' On Nov. 12, Gov. Sam Brownback announced his "Long-Term Vision for the Future of Water Supply in Kansas." While I believe the " ...

  • A new civil war 12/11/2014

    A new civil war Years back in 1964, I was in the Plainville hospital to have my appendix taken out. There was a black man in my room. His name as ...

  • Tell me it isn't so? 12/9/2014

    Tell me it isn't so? For weeks leading up to the midterm Nov. 4 election, I had the sense the Democrat vs. Republican coverage in my Hays Daily News ...

  • Word origins 12/10/2014

    Word origins Discussing word origins with a buddy recently, I realized we might have found a solution for entrenched intransigence among our legisla ...

  • Minions' mess 12/10/2014

    Minions' mess When commenting on the state of Kansas' budget shortfall, House Speaker Ray Merrick is quoted as saying, "We do not have a revenue pro ...

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