Columns - The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20121009/NEWS/121008883/1008/OPINION leavenworthtimes.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:56:49 +0000 RICH KIPER: The fields of friendly strife http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171214/rich-kiper-fields-of-friendly-strife?rssfeed=true Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:25:38 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171214/rich-kiper-fields-of-friendly-strife On the Road with Rick Holmes: In Charleston, the past is always present http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171214/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-charleston-past-is-always-present?rssfeed=true Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:02:51 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171214/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-charleston-past-is-always-present FROM THE GARDEN: Protect your pets from garden hazards http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171213/from-garden-protect-your-pets-from-garden-hazards?rssfeed=true Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:29:01 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171213/from-garden-protect-your-pets-from-garden-hazards DOWN HOME: Christmas song brings back memories http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171208/down-home-christmas-song-brings-back-memories?rssfeed=true Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:00:40 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171208/down-home-christmas-song-brings-back-memories On the Road with Rick Holmes: One nation, divisible http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171207/on-road-with-rick-holmes-one-nation-divisible?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:45:52 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse columnist http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171207/on-road-with-rick-holmes-one-nation-divisible RICH KIPER: The difference between liberals, Democrats and Republicans http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171207/rich-kiper-difference-between-liberals-democrats-and-republicans?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:38:38 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171207/rich-kiper-difference-between-liberals-democrats-and-republicans FROM THE GARDEN: All pesticides come with some amount of risk http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171207/from-garden-all-pesticides-come-with-some-amount-of-risk?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:32:26 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171207/from-garden-all-pesticides-come-with-some-amount-of-risk CHELSI MYER: Mindfulness tips during the holidays http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171207/chelsi-myer-mindfulness-tips-during-holidays?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:30:18 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171207/chelsi-myer-mindfulness-tips-during-holidays FROM THE GARDEN: Foliar feeding is an effective gardening technique http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171130/from-garden-foliar-feeding-is-effective-gardening-technique?rssfeed=true Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:30:16 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171130/from-garden-foliar-feeding-is-effective-gardening-technique CHELSI MYER: Holiday spending on a budget http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/news/20171124/chelsi-myer-holiday-spending-on-budget?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:02:55 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/news/20171124/chelsi-myer-holiday-spending-on-budget On the Road with Rick Holmes: Trouble under the Capitol dome http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171122/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trouble-under-capitol-dome?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:26:59 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171122/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trouble-under-capitol-dome ERNEST EVANS: Leavenworth elections in a national context http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171121/ernest-evans-leavenworth-elections-in-national-context?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:55:15 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171121/ernest-evans-leavenworth-elections-in-national-context Matthew T. Mangino: Word of the demise of ‘the great American crime decline’ premature http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171117/matthew-t-mangino-word-of-demise-of-the-great-american-crime-decline-premature?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:02:34 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171117/matthew-t-mangino-word-of-demise-of-the-great-american-crime-decline-premature On the Road with Rick Holmes: The changing face of Old Virginia http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171116/on-road-with-rick-holmes-changing-face-of-old-virginia?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:24:49 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171116/on-road-with-rick-holmes-changing-face-of-old-virginia FROM THE GARDEN: The dilemma of peat moss http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171115/from-garden-dilemma-of-peat-moss?rssfeed=true Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:30:01 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171115/from-garden-dilemma-of-peat-moss Mark L. Hopkins: Injuries, injuries, injuries http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171113/mark-l-hopkins-injuries-injuries-injuries?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:24:52 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins, More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171113/mark-l-hopkins-injuries-injuries-injuries Mark L. Hopkins: Pay attention to the warning signs http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171111/mark-l-hopkins-pay-attention-to-warning-signs?rssfeed=true Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:24:00 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins, More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171111/mark-l-hopkins-pay-attention-to-warning-signs DOWN HOME: Never forget those who protect us http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171110/down-home-never-forget-those-who-protect-us?rssfeed=true Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:26:04 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171110/down-home-never-forget-those-who-protect-us RICH KIPER: Documentary tries to shine light on Vietnam War http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171110/rich-kiper-documentary-tries-to-shine-light-on-vietnam-war?rssfeed=true Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:23:57 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171110/rich-kiper-documentary-tries-to-shine-light-on-vietnam-war JOHN REICHLEY: History behind the blue star banner http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171110/john-reichley-history-behind-blue-star-banner?rssfeed=true Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:21:33 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171110/john-reichley-history-behind-blue-star-banner