We’re attracted to the idea of the Native Stone Scenic Byway extending into Riley County and are gratified that Riley County commissioners agree. In a 2-1 vote Monday, the commission voted to extend the byway from the Riley County .
What impact either move will make is yet to be seen — and how widely supported they are is unclear — but both the United States and England are escalating their efforts to fight the Islamic State. In a 397-223 vote, Britain’.
Whether the revenue cup in Kansas is half-full or half-empty depends in large part on one’s politics. For the administration of Gov. Sam Brownback, the $8 million by which state revenue in November exceeded expectations is cause for optimism. Said .
President Barack Obama might have let his rhetoric get ahead of him in Paris when he called the Paris conference on climate change a “rebuke” to terrorism of the sort that scarred the host city Nov. 13. But he was correct .
For a lot of us, the Christmas shopping season started this weekend, and for more of us than ever, we’re doing the shopping on our phone screens. We’re buying shoes from Zappos, TVs from Target.com, and plastic .
We liked the sound of Bill Clinton’s recent speech in Lawrence. In this week of Thanksgiving, we particularly liked an observation he made about progress in America, and about the area where we have made the least progress. What .
It should come as no surprise that school board members here and elsewhere were disgusted by a proposal to ban them from serving if they have a conflict of interest. A proposed bill to do that – killed in the last .
Every year on this day, we Americans are supposed to think about what we’re thankful for. This is Thanksgiving, after all, the day for reflecting on our many blessings as a nation, a community, and as families and individuals. .
One can question Turkey’s discretion in shooting down a Russian warplane Tuesday that had violated Turkish air space. After all, it complicates the larger war on the Islamic State. But folks convinced that Turkey acted rashly ought to consider .
Unemployment rates are traditionally low in Kansas, but it’s been years since either Manhattan or Kansas has enjoyed the jobless rates recorded in October. As was reported in Monday’s Mercury, the jobless rate in Manhattan fell from an .
For thousands of Kansas State University students, the Thanksgiving holiday travel period might have begun after their last class last week and could well extend until their first class next week. For AAA and other organizations in the travel industry, .
Gov. Sam Brownback was correct last week to note that if Kansans truly want to preserve the state’s diminishing water supply, the time has come to shift from talk to action. “We know this aquifer,” he said. “We know .
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