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Keep free exchange free

At the turn of the millennium, there was significant discussion about the importance of the Internet remaining a free and open form of communication and for the expression of ideas.

January 19, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

TB is still out there, and here, too

This week there were two pieces of news that should have acted as wake-up calls for Americans who are complacent about the state of public health around the world.

January 18, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Judge Theis made the right decision

District Judge Franklin R. Theis is what we call a judge out here in the real world.

January 17, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

The law

This is Kansas, and for the most part, it is still a state of rural communities, a place where you would expect that people could trust each other, but you would not always be right.

January 15, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Stop mor protesters

You can't find it around here, but there is a national food chain, Chik-fil-a, that has a hilarious ad campaign in which cows hold up crude signs that read: "Eat more chikin!"

January 13, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

They don't follow the rules

Here's a hint:

January 12, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Lt. Dan honors real hero

Gary Sinise is one of those celebrities you don't hear about all that much when he's off the screen.

January 11, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Some guests never leave

Coquies have become established in Hawaii.

January 10, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Lights, camera, service

Carroll Baker, Walter Brennan, Lee J. Cobb ...

January 08, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Final word isn't on the Internet

When you don't believe in anything, you will fall for everything.

January 06, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Bee careful with this threat

Things are not looking any better in the continuing threat to our way of life that begins with some of the smaller American workers.

January 05, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Make your own choice

The suggestion is clear.

January 04, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Times are changing, so are we

We've just passed the phase of the year when people pick up "A Christmas Carol," if they bother to read the book at all.

January 03, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Try something new in 2012

The definition of insanity is, doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different outcome.

January 01, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Rule number one ...

OK, let's get this straight.

December 30, 2011 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

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Geneva rules

The Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, was a weapons free zone. Everyone fighting in the area was supposed to know its coordinates. But ...

October 08, 2015 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint

End of an era

It is an unfortunate coincidence that came only a couple weeks after the tremendous success of the Great Bend Airfest, an event celebrating the communities ...

October 05, 2015 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint

Step up: The path is clear

This weekend, area residents can walk to support veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Walk to End Alzheimer's or just walk for personal well ...

October 01, 2015 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint

Show your colors Friday

Homecoming for the Great Bend Panthers is Friday. The varsity football team will play Dodge City, and all week long students are showing their spirit ...

September 30, 2015 | Veronica Coons | Viewpoint

Playoff seedings need revamping

Baseball's playoff system is an absolute joke.

September 30, 2015 | Jim Misunas | Viewpoint

Go say hi

Do you know who lives next door to you? Have you ever actually exchanged a word with them? If so, congratulations, you're part of ...

September 28, 2015 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint

A risky business

This past week was Farm Safety and Health Week and when September wraps up Wednesday, so does Farm Safety Month, but the risks of agriculture ...

September 26, 2015 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


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