Columns - The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20121211/OPINION/121219731/1008 leavenworthtimes.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Tue, 23 Jan 2018 23:03:45 +0000 On the Road with Rick Holmes: How Jimmy Carter changed Georgia and the world http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180118/on-road-with-rick-holmes-how-jimmy-carter-changed-georgia-and-world?rssfeed=true Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:11:29 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180118/on-road-with-rick-holmes-how-jimmy-carter-changed-georgia-and-world FROM THE GARDEN: Gardening is about being outdoors and playing in the dirt http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180117/from-garden-gardening-is-about-being-outdoors-and-playing-in-dirt?rssfeed=true Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:42:04 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180117/from-garden-gardening-is-about-being-outdoors-and-playing-in-dirt Arthur I. Cyr: Britain and the European Union: Political Eurobusiness as usual http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180116/arthur-i-cyr-britain-and-european-union-political-eurobusiness-as-usual?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:39:28 +0000 By Arthur I. Cyr, More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180116/arthur-i-cyr-britain-and-european-union-political-eurobusiness-as-usual Mark L. Hopkins: The center cannot hold http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180115/mark-l-hopkins-center-cannot-hold?rssfeed=true Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:47:42 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180115/mark-l-hopkins-center-cannot-hold On the Road with Rick Holmes: Black history is American history http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180111/on-road-with-rick-holmes-black-history-is-american-history?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:45:42 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180111/on-road-with-rick-holmes-black-history-is-american-history FROM THE GARDEN: Right kind of soil can make all the difference http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180110/from-garden-right-kind-of-soil-can-make-all-difference?rssfeed=true Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:11:43 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180110/from-garden-right-kind-of-soil-can-make-all-difference On the Road with Rick Holmes: Pin Point’s American story: From a Gullah community to the Supreme Court http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180104/on-road-with-rick-holmes-pin-points-american-story-from-gullah-community-to-supreme-court?rssfeed=true Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:02:40 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180104/on-road-with-rick-holmes-pin-points-american-story-from-gullah-community-to-supreme-court FROM THE GARDEN: Sheds are destinations on their own http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180103/from-garden-sheds-are-destinations-on-their-own?rssfeed=true Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:50:46 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20180103/from-garden-sheds-are-destinations-on-their-own Looking Up: Winter moon, high and bright http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/lifestyle/20171229/looking-up-winter-moon-high-and-bright?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:26:21 +0000 By Peter Becker, More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/lifestyle/20171229/looking-up-winter-moon-high-and-bright Ticket to Write: Mojave Desert oasis teems with wildlife worth seeing http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/lifestyle/20171229/ticket-to-write-mojave-desert-oasis-teems-with-wildlife-worth-seeing?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:06:37 +0000 By Steve Stephens, More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/lifestyle/20171229/ticket-to-write-mojave-desert-oasis-teems-with-wildlife-worth-seeing Matthew T. Mangino: Drug court works, but enrollment is on the decline http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171229/matthew-t-mangino-drug-court-works-but-enrollment-is-on-decline?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:49:15 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171229/matthew-t-mangino-drug-court-works-but-enrollment-is-on-decline FROM THE GARDEN: The miracle of Miracle-Gro http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171227/from-garden-miracle-of-miracle-gro?rssfeed=true Wed, 27 Dec 2017 15:49:20 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171227/from-garden-miracle-of-miracle-gro Matthew T. Mangino: Escape into the world of courtroom noir http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171222/matthew-t-mangino-escape-into-world-of-courtroom-noir?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Dec 2017 14:55:22 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171222/matthew-t-mangino-escape-into-world-of-courtroom-noir On the Road with Rick Holmes: Community in a box http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171221/on-road-with-rick-holmes-community-in-box?rssfeed=true Thu, 21 Dec 2017 17:35:45 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171221/on-road-with-rick-holmes-community-in-box Matthew T. Mangino: This year marks anniversary of landmark juvenile decision http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171215/matthew-t-mangino-this-year-marks-anniversary-of-landmark-juvenile-decision?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:25:56 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171215/matthew-t-mangino-this-year-marks-anniversary-of-landmark-juvenile-decision DOWN HOME: Making memories with the grandkids http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171215/down-home-making-memories-with-grandkids?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:16:11 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171215/down-home-making-memories-with-grandkids MIND OF THE MILLENNIAL: Christmas should be about family http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171215/mind-of-millennial-christmas-should-be-about-family?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:13:52 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20171215/mind-of-millennial-christmas-should-be-about-family 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