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Transparency key to keep government honest

Monday's City Council meeting gave me pause to consider how much power and trust we place in the hands of our government, not just locally but at all levels.

June 07, 2017 | Mary Hoisington | Viewpoint


A girl is a girl

Let's see - what's more important?

June 07, 2017 | Jim Misunas | Viewpoint


Taking a dip?

It is summer and it is warm. Folks are headed to pools and lakes for a dip to cool down.

June 06, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


One Potato, Coach Potato

Couch potato alert! Couch potato alert!

June 05, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Viewpoint


A nice weekend

Congratulations, we pulled off a very busy weekend with much success.

June 04, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


Gardening a labor of love

As a child and teenager, I remember our family always having a garden. Maybe it wasn't a big, lavish garden, but it was a plot with vegetables. Usually, the garden consisted of green beans, (my job was to pick it every other day), lettuce, and tomatoes.

May 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Viewpoint


Not just a matter of luck

Sure, we were lucky Tuesday night, but much of that luck was no accident.

May 20, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


Waste not

When they stop being useful, computers, cell phones and other electronic products become E-waste. Each year in the United States, homes, schools, government offices and businesses throw away 9.4 million tons of the stuff, according to Earth911.com.

May 18, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint


Looking good

Those who missed the Cinco de Mayo celebration in downtown Great Bend Saturday missed more than a colorful, festive event. They missed the premier of the newly remodeled Jack Kilby Square.

May 08, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


Maintaining 'pretty nails' a challenge

I am on another "fingernail" binge.

May 05, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Viewpoint


Getting the word out

It may come as no surprise to many readers, especially younger readers, that social media are taking over the planet. What was conceived as a digital method of connecting with friends and family has exploded into a format threatening other forms of mass communication.

May 01, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


A good move

For millennia, Cheyenne Bottoms and the Quivira wetlands have been important to wildlife. For centuries, they have grown to be important to humans as well.

April 24, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


Egg-less Easter candy hunts are Saturday

It's a Kodak Moment: Watching a toddler stoop to gather a brightly colored egg from a clump of grass and place it into a basket. We call these events Easter Egg Hunts, but that term is becoming as archaic as "Kodak Moment."

April 13, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint


Library leadership needs new blood

With two seats on the Great Bend Public Library Board of Directors opening up, now is the time for people who care about ensuring one of the city's most widely used assets receives the leadership that patrons deserve.

April 12, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Viewpoint


Get our there

Mother Nature has teased us with warm days recently, wetting our appetite for getting out doors.

March 18, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


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'Bird watching' transforms to new adventure

Recently, while visiting with some 'old" friends in Wisconsin while vacationing there, we somehow got on the subject of hearing aids.

June 28, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Viewpoint


Not so frivolous

On a recent sultry Sunday afternoon, several young children, and their parents, availed themselves of the new splash pad water feature in the Barton County ...

June 24, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


Teamwork

Baseball earned the title of the American Pastime more than a century ago, and the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity has been a tradition ...

June 15, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint


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