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Tax plan not a good idea

Gov. Sam Brownback's plan to cut income taxes for successful small businesses is not a good idea.

May 17, 2012 | Karen LaPierre | Viewpoint

2012 not the end

A T-shirt for the Class of 2012 reads, "It ends with us. Class of 2012."

May 10, 2012 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint

Kids need outdoor play

May 09, 2012 | Karen LaPierre | Viewpoint

Viva Mexico

This Saturday Great Bend will hold its 19th annual Cinco de Mayo Festival.

May 03, 2012 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint

Change comes hard

Change is hard. Even change for good is hard. It's much easier to sit still and not take any risks.

May 02, 2012 | Karen LaPierre | Viewpoint

Dealing with bullies

This week an award-winning national speaker visited Great Bend to talk about the problem of bullying.

April 26, 2012 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint

One percent should pay their taxes, too

The U.S. Senate voted down the Warren Buffet rule, a minimum tax on millionaires in a party line vote this week.

April 19, 2012 | Karen LaPierre | Viewpoint

Talk vs. evidence

It seems the nation is rushing to judgment on the guilt or innocence of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of young Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. Some are also rushing to judgment on whether or not Zimmerman is a racist, and/or whether police were wrong or perhaps corrupt when they did not immediately arrest him, in light of Florida's 2011 statute on "justifiable use of force."

April 12, 2012 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint

It's polite to stay home during illness

Ha Choo! comes the sound from someone nearby. Even with a mild cold and flu season this year, just a reminder that it's polite to stay at home while sick.

April 11, 2012 | Karen LaPierre | Viewpoint

Time to break the egg hunt

Anyone who's helped with similar events can sympathize with the choice made in Colorado Springs this year.

March 29, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

We have to work to pay less

Everybody would like to blame someone else for the sky-rocketing at the gas pumps.

March 28, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Leave drunky monkey alone

Well, they got a pet monkey

March 27, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Hold still for your hug

"You are the same today as you'll be in five years except for two things, the books you read and the people you meet." - Charlie "Tremendous" Jones

March 25, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Endorsement time is running out

It's coming up to that time of the election cycle again, the end of the endorsements.

March 23, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

Could be Junction City

Fans of the Mel Brooks comedy classic, "Young Frankenstein" still laugh at the wonderful scene when Gene Wilder and Marty Feldman are digging up their "corpse."

March 22, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint

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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

Testing, testing

It was 2002 when President George W. Bush signed No Child Left Behind into Law. By 2005, some states were willing to give up federal ...

September 24, 2015 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint

Giving back for the fun of it

In Barton County this weekend, it's all about giving back, and having a good time doing it. Three opportunities are on The Great Bend ...

September 24, 2015 | Veronica Coons | Viewpoint

European broke unwritten rule

Is golf the only sport where you actually call a penalty on yourself? It must be the only sport that penalizes and disqualifies a player ...

September 23, 2015 | Jim Misunas | Viewpoint


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