Opinion

Over the past 20 years, China has absorbed millions of U.S. jobs. It has stolen billions of dollars’ worth of intellectual property from American companies and made itself critical to global supply chains, at times…

Well, it looks like — barring a last-minute intervention by Pope Francis himself, and maybe not even then — the U.S. bishops will consider and vote on a proposal for a teaching document about Communion…

Take a vaccine with a 95% rate of effectiveness, get a large enough sample size, and statistically speaking, it should be pretty obvious what’s bound to happen. So while conspiracy-minded anti-vaxxers point fingers over news…

Dear editor, This state of Kansas is a very good place for “slave labor.” We have long hours — 10-12 hour days — and low pay, anything less than $15 an hour. Some jobs only…

As the worst school year in most teachers’ careers comes to an end and summer begins, some much-needed reflection is not happening. Contrary to popular belief, most teachers continue to work throughout the summer. Most…

Under federal law, companies and government entities can require employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Whether they will, is another matter. Because the virus is easily transmissible, it only makes sense for employers to do…

LOS ANGELES — There’s an obvious four-word rebuttal for anyone who says that Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski, as great as he’s been, is the greatest college basketball coach of all time. Goodness gracious sakes alive! The…

Dear editor, We are people that worked through the worst of the pandemic and did not receive extra pay. I worked 40-plus hours a week and so did my husband. — Regina Skaggs, Iola, Kan.

So, do you ever stop and think deeply about what you’re doing? What you might not be doing? Where you’re going? My kids are now leaving our home after being a daily part of our…

This month, cities across Allen County will receive  stipends from the recently enacted American Rescue Plan Act. In alphabetical order, here are their amounts: Bassett, $3,186, population 21; Elsmore, $10,164, population 67; Gas, $76,005, population…