America’s hunters and anglers know firsthand the importance of being good stewards of our natural resources. Whether it is casting a fly over an Appalachian Brook Trout, struggling up a mountain side for a brief encounter with a grouse .
Is there such a thing as “neighbor etiquette”? And if there are general rules for getting along with folks living nearby, are they different for apartment dwellers? See, I’m living in an apartment complex for the first time in .
Yes, I’m a little nervous, and thanks for asking. If you’ve seen any of the announcements tucked away at various places in the paper, you might have noticed that eventually I was going to step in as executive .
It is amazing how the media ca blow things out of proportion, especially in a crisis. This is what happened as events in Syria were becoming more and more serious and dangerous. Take, for example, the Russian Navy. As events .
Perhaps you noticed a story this week about the Jarbeaux House, that historic little structure at Fourth and Bluemont. City officials are puzzled about what to do with the place. So I have a suggestion. How about turning it into .
Nearly one in 10 Kansans is enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the new name for food stamps. The program was established decades ago with the help of Sen. Bob Dole. Over the past few months, Kansans in Washington like .
There have been two very different pieces of legislation introduced in the US Senate that propose reforms to the US Postal Service’s business model. On Thursday, the Senate committee that oversees the Postal Service will hold its second hearing .
Do you remember a TV show called “Saving Grace”? It ran on TNT from 2007 through 2010, and one reviewer offered this plot summary: “An angel offers a jaded Oklahoma City police detective a chance to redeem her life.” Some life, too. .
Two quick stories that tell you a little about Manhattan: FIRST STORY: We had just wrapped up an edition of the paper one day last week when I saw a familiar face at the front counter. It was Abdu Durar, .
Leading from the rear can be dangerous. When a country vacates the leadership position, it doesn’t take long for another country to step in. That is what has happened in the Syrian crisis. The United States is no longer .
In the spring of 2012, my niece was placed on the organ transplant list. She needed a kidney. For two years, dialysis was a part of her life for three days each and every week. This took its toll and left .
Sometimes we learn things in the oddest ways. My recent lesson started with a gas cap. You know, those things you screw back on your car’s gas tank after you’ve spent about $60 on a partial fill-up. OK, so .
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