Columns - The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20121207/SPORTS/121209415/1008/OPINION leavenworthtimes.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:38:27 +0000 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 BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: Questions for the soldier I call son http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171110/been-there-done-that-questions-for-soldier-i-call-son?rssfeed=true Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:18:57 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171110/been-there-done-that-questions-for-soldier-i-call-son MIND OF THE MILLENNIAL: Understanding the ultimate sacrifice http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171110/mind-of-millennial-understanding-ultimate-sacrifice?rssfeed=true Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:16:31 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171110/mind-of-millennial-understanding-ultimate-sacrifice FROM LEFT FIELD: Pause to honor military veterans http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171110/from-left-field-pause-to-honor-military-veterans?rssfeed=true Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:13:27 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171110/from-left-field-pause-to-honor-military-veterans VIPER ONE SIX: Military service is honorable, selfless choice http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171109/viper-one-six-military-service-is-honorable-selfless-choice?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:49:40 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171109/viper-one-six-military-service-is-honorable-selfless-choice CHELSI MYER: Learn more about your health care coverage http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171108/chelsi-myer-learn-more-about-your-health-care-coverage?rssfeed=true Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:52:39 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171108/chelsi-myer-learn-more-about-your-health-care-coverage FROM THE GARDEN: A hobby is about doing something real http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171108/from-garden-hobby-is-about-doing-something-real?rssfeed=true Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:49:52 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171108/from-garden-hobby-is-about-doing-something-real Matthew T. Mangino: America’s opioid crisis a ‘national emergency’ http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171103/matthew-t-mangino-americas-opioid-crisis-national-emergency?rssfeed=true Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:57:50 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino?More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171103/matthew-t-mangino-americas-opioid-crisis-national-emergency On the Road with Rick Holmes: Darkness and desperation in Puerto Rico http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171102/on-road-with-rick-holmes-darkness-and-desperation-in-puerto-rico?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:59:35 +0000 By Rick Holmes?More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171102/on-road-with-rick-holmes-darkness-and-desperation-in-puerto-rico FROM THE GARDEN: Prepare your roses for the winter http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171101/from-garden-prepare-your-roses-for-winter?rssfeed=true Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:10:06 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171101/from-garden-prepare-your-roses-for-winter ERNEST EVANS: Take a lesson from famous parable http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171031/ernest-evans-take-lesson-from-famous-parable?rssfeed=true Tue, 31 Oct 2017 17:42:26 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171031/ernest-evans-take-lesson-from-famous-parable FROM THE GARDEN: Time to get garden ready for winter http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171026/from-garden-time-to-get-garden-ready-for-winter?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 Oct 2017 18:17:55 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171026/from-garden-time-to-get-garden-ready-for-winter On the Road with Rick Holmes: Of moose and men: Climate change is already picking winners and losers http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171026/on-road-with-rick-holmes-of-moose-and-men-climate-change-is-already-picking-winners-and-losers?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 Oct 2017 17:37:41 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171026/on-road-with-rick-holmes-of-moose-and-men-climate-change-is-already-picking-winners-and-losers