“Why did you go into the undertaking business?” “Because I like working with people.” So goes the old joke. Caitlin Doughty lived her first 18 years in Kaneohe, Hawaii, a suburb of Honolulu. As a teenager, she volunteered at Queen’s .
It doesn’t take long for the reader of “Palace of Treason” to understand that the palace in the title is the Kremlin. It’s the location of several important scenes involving the central character. That character is Capt. Dominika .
Many avid readers are fascinated by the use of language and the development of the written and printed word — the history, evolution, techniques, challenges and sheer beauty of speaking and writing well. For word nerds, type geeks and logophiles, Manhattan .
Even before he took office, Barack Obama promised that his tenure in the White House would be “the most transparent administration in history.” Not only has he not lived up to that pledge, but he celebrated Sunshine Week, the annual .
To the Editor: We, the Spirit Spreaders group (there are nine of us) from the Light of the World Retreat at Thomas More Catholic Church, wish to publicly thank Father Don Zimmerman, our beloved pastor and active Manhattan community servant, .
To the Editor: Hello! My name is Pablo Herrera, a 16-year-old AFS exchange student from Spain. This year I was a sophomore at Rock Creek High School. When I looked at Kansas, I thought it was going to be hard .
Café du Qvondeyz on the Garret is sponsoring the inaugural Bayou GatorCraw Fest from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at Tuttle Creek State Park. Tickets are $15 presale or $25 at the gate. Kids under 12 are free to enter with .
Dr. Katie (Johnson) Bunker, a Manhattan native, opened Advanced Audiology in Manhattan at 1133 College Ave., Suite C145. Bunker is a doctor of audiology and specializes in diagnostic hearing evaluations and hearing aids for all ages. Bunker graduated from Kansas State .
MONDAY Move and Groove Toddler Storytime, 9:30 a.m. and for preschool children, 11 a.m. For more storytimes throughout the week, visit mmhklibrary.org. Manhattan Public Library. Yu-Gi-Oh Dueling, 6 p.m. Duel with fellow Yu-Gi-Oh gamers, trade cars, and enter .
Tallgrass Brewing Co. had an official grand opening celebration on June 30 for its new restaurant, the Tallgrass Tap House. The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce facilitated the ribbon cutting ceremony, which was followed by a community celebration. The Tap House, .
Dispatcher Linda “Barb” Stuart announced her retirement from the Riley County Police Department. Stuart began her career with the department in June 1990 as a dispatcher. She will retire effective July 31 after 25 years of service. A retirement reception will be held .
One question I am frequently asked involves the nature of U.S.-Russian relations and the possibility that tensions between our two countries could escalate into a military conflict. This question would have made little sense several years before Moscow .
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