The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 2:59 PM

One would think that a congressional resolution of praise for Pope Francis in advance of his scheduled visit to America next year would not likely face any opposition.

Updated at 11:38 AM

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation I introduced to update and expand the child tax credit by a vote of 237-171.The Child Tax Credit Improvement Actof 2014 indexes the child tax credit to inflation,...

Updated at 11:31 AM

According to the Kansas Water Office's website, about two-thirds of Kansans rely on reservoir water for their municipal supplies, but it's projected that in 50 years sediment will reduce the volume by about 40 percent.The Water...

Updated at 11:24 AM

To the editor:Is it not a contradiction that some of the pro-lifers have not come out to defend the rights of the immigrant children that made it to the shores of America to escape danger?Are their lives less than the unborn...

Updated at 11:20 AM

To the editor:Published opinion invites opinion and here is my opinion of their opinions on two articles, Bruce Wiley’s on July 24 and Byron Maduska’s of July 26-27 in the Leavenworth Times.Hyperbole and bluster...

Posted at 11:00 AM

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Updated at 10:50 AM

When John Michael McDonagh walked onto the set of “Calvary,” the story of a good priest in contemporary Ireland whose life is threatened by an angry parishioner who long ago was a victim of pedophilia, it was only his second time directing a film.

Posted at 11:35 AM

Wouldn't it be a cheerful place to live if we all planted some sunflowers in our gardens? Kansas is the Sunflower State, after all! While sunflowers won't give you the season-long color of other annuals on the Prairie Star list, it doesn't mean...

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