Columns - The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20121011/NEWS/121019722/1008/OPINION leavenworthtimes.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:17:37 +0000 MATT NOWAK: Return the floodplain to its natural state http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170221/matt-nowak-return-floodplain-to-its-natural-state?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:36:33 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170221/matt-nowak-return-floodplain-to-its-natural-state ERNEST EVANS: What to do when life gives you lemons http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170221/ernest-evans-what-to-do-when-life-gives-you-lemons?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:33:23 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170221/ernest-evans-what-to-do-when-life-gives-you-lemons Mark L. Hopkins: Correcting mistakes of past immigration laws http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170220/mark-l-hopkins-correcting-mistakes-of-past-immigration-laws?rssfeed=true Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:35:28 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170220/mark-l-hopkins-correcting-mistakes-of-past-immigration-laws Kent Bush: Do we really need to make a mammophant? http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170220/kent-bush-do-we-really-need-to-make-mammophant?rssfeed=true Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:23:36 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170220/kent-bush-do-we-really-need-to-make-mammophant GROWING THOUGHTS: Remove the stigma of not rushing into college http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170218/growing-thoughts-remove-stigma-of-not-rushing-into-college?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:02:48 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170218/growing-thoughts-remove-stigma-of-not-rushing-into-college JOHN REICHLEY: Tracking down a Medal of Honor recipient http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170218/john-reichley-tracking-down-medal-of-honor-recipient?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:00:31 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170218/john-reichley-tracking-down-medal-of-honor-recipient BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: Let the spring purge begin http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170218/been-there-done-that-let-spring-purge-begin?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:54:35 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170218/been-there-done-that-let-spring-purge-begin NATURE KNOWS BEST: How to live to be 100 years old http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170218/nature-knows-best-how-to-live-to-be-100-years-old?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:51:59 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170218/nature-knows-best-how-to-live-to-be-100-years-old FROM LEFT FIELD: Politics are getting odder and odder http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170218/from-left-field-politics-are-getting-odder-and-odder?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:48:16 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170218/from-left-field-politics-are-getting-odder-and-odder DOWN HOME: Is it time to pull the plug? http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170217/down-home-is-it-time-to-pull-plug?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:15:01 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170217/down-home-is-it-time-to-pull-plug RICH KIPER: Documents provide legal basis for EO http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170217/rich-kiper-documents-provide-legal-basis-for-eo?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:09:58 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170217/rich-kiper-documents-provide-legal-basis-for-eo MIND OF THE MILLENNIAL: Finding your voice and living successfully http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170217/mind-of-millennial-finding-your-voice-and-living-successfully?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:06:53 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170217/mind-of-millennial-finding-your-voice-and-living-successfully Matthew T. Mangino: Rhetoric fuels increase of hate http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170217/matthew-t-mangino-rhetoric-fuels-increase-of-hate?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:58:05 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170217/matthew-t-mangino-rhetoric-fuels-increase-of-hate COUNTERPOINT: Should some form of military or community service be required of all high school graduates? http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170216/counterpoint-should-some-form-of-military-or-community-service-be-required-of-all-high-school-graduates?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:25:03 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170216/counterpoint-should-some-form-of-military-or-community-service-be-required-of-all-high-school-graduates PORTRAITS OF THE PAST: The language of yesteryear http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170215/portraits-of-past-language-of-yesteryear?rssfeed=true Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:08:18 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170215/portraits-of-past-language-of-yesteryear JOHN REICHLEY: Military show and sale this Saturday http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170215/john-reichley-military-show-and-sale-this-saturday?rssfeed=true Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:06:06 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170215/john-reichley-military-show-and-sale-this-saturday FROM THE GARDEN: African violets provide pretty flowers, lush foliage http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170215/from-garden-african-violets-provide-pretty-flowers-lush-foliage?rssfeed=true Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:03:16 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170215/from-garden-african-violets-provide-pretty-flowers-lush-foliage Arthur I. Cyr: Japan-U.S. alliance advances — with Pacific and global significance http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170214/arthur-i-cyr-japan-us-alliance-advances--with-pacific-and-global-significance?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:50:12 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170214/arthur-i-cyr-japan-us-alliance-advances--with-pacific-and-global-significance MATT NOWAK: Music, dance featured at annual conference http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170214/matt-nowak-music-dance-featured-at-annual-conference?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:34:12 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170214/matt-nowak-music-dance-featured-at-annual-conference ERNEST EVANS: Compromise needed on minimum wage issue http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170214/ernest-evans-compromise-needed-on-minimum-wage-issue?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:27:32 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170214/ernest-evans-compromise-needed-on-minimum-wage-issue