The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS

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Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 9:57 AM

To the editor:As a former warden at Lansing Correctional Facility, I am proud to write this letter of support for Kyle Deere in his bid for Lansing City Council Member. I have known Kyle for over 25 years on both a personal and a professional basis. I worked with Kyle at the Lansing Correctional Facility for approximately 20 years and as my deputy warden for over 10 years. During that time, Kyle demonstrated the professionalism and leadership to oversee the Programs Division...

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 9:54 AM

To the editor:As assistant city manager of Leavenworth from 1999 to 2005, I worked with a number of city commissioners and mayors. Some were simply more dedicated and effective than others. From my experience, these are...

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 9:50 AM

To the editor:Gov. Brownback has been in the crosshairs of many Kansans since his tax-cutting experiment. Gov. Brownback can't know everything, but respectable research should be expected. His experimental tax cuts...

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 9:38 AM

“The Four Tigers” is a shorthand label for the dynamic economies of East Asia which achieved strikingly rapid growth from the 1960s into the 1990s – Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 9:14 AM

Regional conflicts, sectarian strife and terrorism transformed ancient cities

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 12:29 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Warren Buffett.

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 10:41 AM

National Medal of Honor Day was established several years ago to honor recipients of our nation’s highest honor for bravery in battle.

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 10:33 AM

Our last frost date in Leavenworth is usually around April 20.

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 9:54 AM

Don Landgren cartoon about muddy baseball fields.

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 11:09 AM

Don Landgren cartoon about arsenic levels found in cheap wine.

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 11:08 AM

We were talking about death, about the growing number of young people killed by overdoses of heroin and prescription drugs. If anything would scare people away from drugs, I said, it would be the death of a friend.

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