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A bigger blip on the radar

For years now, economic development and convention and visitors bureau officials in Barton County have worked tirelessly to promote the Wildlife National Scenic Byway which winds for 77 miles from Cheyenne Bottoms in Barton County to Quivira Wildlife Refuge in Stafford County.

May 07, 2012 | Dale Hogg | Opinion

Fences work both ways

A growing segment of Great Bend's population observed a celebration Saturday, one dedicated to its culture. There was a parade, and traditional music, dancing and food.

May 05, 2012 | Dale Hogg | Opinion

A worthy centerpiece

Downtown Great Bend changed forever Saturday night, a change that will be seen in broad daylight as well as when the sun sets.

April 30, 2012 | Dale Hogg | Opinion

Just a reminder

It seems like there has been some recent confusion regarding our public forum policy. We do not restrict letters to the editor to a select group of people. In general we try to get in as many letters as we can. That being said we still require all submissions to follow our guidelines. Here (in part) are the long-standing public forum guidelines the Tribune follows:

April 28, 2012 | Mary Hoisington Dale Hogg | Opinion

We’re not all wet

Granted, its not the most sexy topic, in fact, discussing it seems, well, dry.

April 23, 2012 | Dale Hogg | Opinion

Seeing beyond handicaps

When it comes to those with handicaps, there statistics and there are people who live with the disabilities. Both add to the complex and often lonely tapestry that is being handicapped or a caregiver of a handicapped person in America.

April 21, 2012 | Dale Hogg | Opinion

Environmental laws protect Kansas

Fifty years ago America was just waking up to the reality of environmental pollution: Rachel Carson had published "Silent Spring," heralding the modern environmental movement and raising America's consciousness about the impact of DDT pesticide use on the environment and public health. Then in 1969 Cleveland's Cuyahoga River caught fire due to the oil-soaked debris consuming it and the country's then-largest oil spill occurred in Santa Barbara, California.

April 20, 2012 | | Opinion

Renewable energy

This Sunday is Earth Day - an annual, international celebration of environmental awareness. It began in 1970 in the era of hippies and "flower power," and some consider it the "birthday" of modern environmentalism.

April 19, 2012 | Susan Thacker | Opinion

Editorial Roundup

Legislative delays

April 05, 2012 | | Opinion

County Commissioners Proclamation 2012-03


April 04, 2012 | | Opinion


BEVERLY HILLS - God Bless America, and how's everybody?

April 01, 2012 | | Opinion

Of deadlines and mortality

"Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play."

March 29, 2012 | Dale Hogg | Opinion

Great Bend was there in spirit

Dear Editor,

January 17, 2012 | | Opinion

Obama turns down Hollywood offer

HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?

January 17, 2012 | Argus Hamilton | Opinion

'Butterfly Effect' applies to insects, too

Ray Bradbury didn't invent the phrase "Butterfly Effect," but in 1952 he used it in the seminal science fiction story, "A Sound of Thunder." In his story, time travelers visit prehistoric times, taking great care to alter nothing. But one traveler accidentally steps on a prehistoric butterfly, creating a ripple effect that changes modern history for the worse.

December 20, 2011 | Susan Thacker | Opinion

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A Woman’s View

The holidays are approaching. It's time to get rid of stuff and organize our homes! Get a box, and start to fill it, folks ...

October 20, 2016 | Judi Tabler | Opinion


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