Friday, July 3, 2015


  • Editorials | July 02, 2015

    Who gets top billing on new $10 bill?

    A woman’s portrait will grace some of America’s paper money no later than 2020. That’s good, both because it’s long overdue and because 2020 happens to be the 100th anniversary of the 20th Amendment.

  • Letters | July 02, 2015

    On Independence Day, let’s celebrate America’s ideals

    This Fourth of July, fly your flag and read aloud the Declaration of Independence to your family and friends. It is an exercise in understanding who we are as well as who our patriotic ancestors were and what motivated them.

  • Letters | July 02, 2015

    Wamego was a great home for Thai exchange student

    I live in Bangkok, the capital; it is a big difference from Wamego. My host parents, Michael and Rechelle Malin, have four sons — my host brothers. It has been a great year spending time in Kansas with great people.

  • Letters | July 02, 2015

    Prepare for holiday bang at Kiwanis pancake feed

    The Solar Kiwanis’ annual pancake feed will be from 7:30 to 11 a.m. this Saturday at Pottorf Hall on the Riley County fairgrounds. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under age 12.

  • Editorials | July 01, 2015

    Costs must matter, even to EPA

    The U.S. Supreme Court was right on Monday to rule that the Environmental Protection Agency has erred in ignoring the costs of compliance before writing regulations and setting limits on mercury, arsenic and other pollutants from U.S. power plants.

  • Letters | July 01, 2015

    Avoid becoming a victim of costly computer scams

    Please, never open an email from a person or business you don’t know, and never trust a person who contacts you by phone or Internet claiming to be from a company.

  • Editorials | June 30, 2015

    Fireworks season intense but short

    We’re in for four days of loud noises from 8 a.m. to midnight for the next four days.

  • Letters | June 30, 2015

    Olsburg farm delightfully different from Parma, Italy

    Starting with the people who made this possible, I want to thank my host family, which opened its door to me, a complete stranger, and completely changed my life.

  • Editorials | June 29, 2015

    On school finance, a familiar ruling

    One day, perhaps, the Kansas Legislature will heed its constitutional duty to fund the state’s public schools adequately and equitably.

  • Letters | June 29, 2015

    Exchange year filled with growth, love, acceptance

    When you are about to start your exchange year, they warn you: It is harder to come back. But you don’t get it.

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