Columns - The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20121113/OPINION/121119717/1008/OPINION leavenworthtimes.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:21:51 +0000 FROM THE GARDEN: The Japanese beetles have returned http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170726/from-garden-japanese-beetles-have-returned?rssfeed=true Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:37:18 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170726/from-garden-japanese-beetles-have-returned MATT NOWAK: Get to know the Kansas City Community Gardens http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170725/matt-nowak-get-to-know-kansas-city-community-gardens?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:59:25 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170725/matt-nowak-get-to-know-kansas-city-community-gardens ERNEST EVANS: Why voting in city election is important http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170725/ernest-evans-why-voting-in-city-election-is-important?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:56:06 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170725/ernest-evans-why-voting-in-city-election-is-important RICH KIPER: Protecting the right to vote in Kansas http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170725/rich-kiper-protecting-right-to-vote-in-kansas?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:53:44 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170725/rich-kiper-protecting-right-to-vote-in-kansas Evan F. Moore: The hypocrisy in Minnesota’s latest police shooting http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170724/evan-f-moore-hypocrisy-in-minnesotas-latest-police-shooting?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:11:30 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170724/evan-f-moore-hypocrisy-in-minnesotas-latest-police-shooting Charita M. Goshay: So ridiculous, it can’t possibly be true. So what? http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170724/charita-m-goshay-so-ridiculous-it-cant-possibly-be-true-so-what?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:04:52 +0000 Charita M. Goshay More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170724/charita-m-goshay-so-ridiculous-it-cant-possibly-be-true-so-what Celia Rivenbark: A story that could be made only in America http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170724/celia-rivenbark-story-that-could-be-made-only-in-america?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:04:24 +0000 Celia Rivenbark More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170724/celia-rivenbark-story-that-could-be-made-only-in-america On the Road with Rick Holmes: The ghosts of Gettysburg http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170720/on-road-with-rick-holmes-ghosts-of-gettysburg?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:10:40 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media columnist http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170720/on-road-with-rick-holmes-ghosts-of-gettysburg Evan F. Moore: NRA ad nothing but anti-liberal rhetoric http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170720/evan-f-moore-nra-ad-nothing-but-anti-liberal-rhetoric?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:58:09 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170720/evan-f-moore-nra-ad-nothing-but-anti-liberal-rhetoric FROM THE GARDEN: Keep plants well-hydrated during excessive heat http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170720/from-garden-keep-plants-well-hydrated-during-excessive-heat?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:27:54 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170720/from-garden-keep-plants-well-hydrated-during-excessive-heat ERNEST EVANS: Lessons from 'The Ox-Bow Incident' for Leavenworth http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170715/ernest-evans-lessons-from-the-ox-bow-incident-for-leavenworth?rssfeed=true Sat, 15 Jul 2017 16:50:39 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170715/ernest-evans-lessons-from-the-ox-bow-incident-for-leavenworth BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: A burden has been lifted from our hearts http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170715/been-there-done-that-burden-has-been-lifted-from-our-hearts?rssfeed=true Sat, 15 Jul 2017 16:48:02 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170715/been-there-done-that-burden-has-been-lifted-from-our-hearts On the Road with Rick Holmes: The Rust Belt’s shiny buckle: How Pittsburgh bounced back http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170713/on-road-with-rick-holmes-rust-belts-shiny-buckle-how-pittsburgh-bounced-back?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:51:40 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170713/on-road-with-rick-holmes-rust-belts-shiny-buckle-how-pittsburgh-bounced-back Evan F. Moore: Documentary an eye-opening look at how poverty, neglect hurt black communities http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170713/evan-f-moore-documentary-eye-opening-look-at-how-poverty-neglect-hurt-black-communities?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:44:43 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170713/evan-f-moore-documentary-eye-opening-look-at-how-poverty-neglect-hurt-black-communities DOWN HOME: Heat, cell phones don't mix http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170713/down-home-heat-cell-phones-dont-mix?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:25:56 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170713/down-home-heat-cell-phones-dont-mix PORTRAITS OF THE PAST: The hanging tree in old Leavenworth http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170712/portraits-of-past-hanging-tree-in-old-leavenworth?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Jul 2017 16:32:01 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170712/portraits-of-past-hanging-tree-in-old-leavenworth JOHN REICHLEY: Medal of Honor is not won, but received http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170712/john-reichley-medal-of-honor-is-not-won-but-received?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Jul 2017 16:29:32 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170712/john-reichley-medal-of-honor-is-not-won-but-received FROM THE GARDEN: Garden aromas can change our mood http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170712/from-garden-garden-aromas-can-change-our-mood?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Jul 2017 16:26:43 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170712/from-garden-garden-aromas-can-change-our-mood MATT NOWAK: Chronic wasting disease is serious http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170711/matt-nowak-chronic-wasting-disease-is-serious?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:45:57 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170711/matt-nowak-chronic-wasting-disease-is-serious ERNEST EVANS: Would an attack on Iran be morally just? http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170711/ernest-evans-would-attack-on-iran-be-morally-just?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:42:41 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170711/ernest-evans-would-attack-on-iran-be-morally-just