Jan 31, 2013 - The Kansas City Star:  At long last, comprehensive immigration reform is receiving serious attention from President Barack Obama and many members of Congress. It's about time.
Jan 31, 2013 - By Clair McFarland:  I had to admit to myself that I'm a softie.
Jan 31, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Resolving smaller disputes in county government can be useful for when bigger ones come along
Jan 30, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Follow along with our new investment experiment
Jan 30, 2013 - By Robert H. Peck:  The passage of SF104 will make it harder to defend our school system to the polo players back here named Maximillian and Wilberforce.
Jan 29, 2013 - By Matthew Daly, The Associated Press:  WASHINGTON -- Environmental groups say President Barack Obama's warning about climate change will soon be tested as he decides whether to approve the Keystone ... [more]
Jan 29, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  January as January
Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  If only legislators applied this level of cunning to actually solving problems rather than fulfilling vendettas.
Jan 27, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  The cabinet's gain of two Purple Heart recipients will be the Senate's loss.
Jan 27, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  The gasoline tax debate shapes up
Jan 25, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  My national television debut via a show called "Nightmare Next Door" on the Discovery Investigation cable channel has come and gone.
Jan 25, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  In destroying the state superintendent, legislators are leaving the public in the dark
Jan 24, 2013 - By The Dallas Morning News:  The past week's mass hostage-taking drama in Algeria should not have ended the way it did, with a rescue mission turning into a death trap for 38 hostages, ... [more]
Jan 24, 2013 - By Betty Starks Case:  I'm a lifetime student, and the lessons never end
Jan 24, 2013 - Frank Smith, Wyoming Constitution Party, Cheyenne:  Editor:
Jan 24, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Wyoming's Mountain West Conference will retain much of its traditional form after all
Jan 23, 2013 - By Tim Johnson, McClatchy Newspapers:  MEXICO CITY -- In power for less than two months, Enrique Pena Nieto has moved vigorously on a reformist agenda, deflected attention from security woes and ... [more]
Jan 23, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Obama's most-memorable moment at the inauguration wasn't his speech
Jan 22, 2013 - By Michael Muskal, McClatchy Newspapers:  Abortion rights, once a key political wedge issue dividing society, are now so accepted that only 1 in 5 people call it critical and a majority of those ... [more]
Jan 22, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  The solemn swear
Jan 20, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  The move to usurp the voice of the voters goes too far.
Jan 20, 2013 - By Roger Simon:  "They're already saying Chuck Hagel may be unwilling to send troops into a warzone needlessly," David Letterman said a few nights ago. "What kind of a nut job ... [more]
Jan 20, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  A suggestion to have a county commission meeting at a different time of day has merit
Jan 18, 2013 - By David Lauter and Melanie Mason, MCT Washington Bureau:  A less-ambitious effort to strengthen the background check system passed the Senate in 1999, after the shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado, but ... [more]
Jan 18, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  The 'Hill bill' flies in the face of what most legislators claim to believe
Jan 17, 2013 - The Fort Worth Star-Telegram:  Just 33 days after a school massacre in Newtown, Conn., claimed the lives of 20 first-graders and six educators, President Barack Obama presented a ... [more]
Jan 17, 2013 - By Clair McFarland:  We're doing it indoors, minus the cable TV
Jan 17, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  That's the oft-repeated reading goal for kids in 2013 -- and the newspaper can help
Jan 16, 2013 - Staff:  I can tell the public doesn't like this. I have had a couple of e-mails in favor (of the bill), and most of those people in favor have intimate knowledge of ... [more]
Jan 16, 2013 - McClatchy Newspapers:  LOS ANGELES (MCT) -- A month after an elementary school massacre pushed gun control back onto the public agenda, some of the key proposals being discussed ... [more]
Jan 16, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Powell makes Special Olympics 'official'
Jan 15, 2013 - By The Los Angeles Times:  For all of our sophisticated medical care, Americans can expect shorter lives and more health troubles than the people of other well-off nations, according to ... [more]
Jan 15, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Hot stuff
Jan 14, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  Modern technology keeps old entertainment alive -- and it's usually better.
Jan 14, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  There's good reason to spare it from the state budget cleaver
Jan 14, 2013 - By Carl Leubsdorf:  A year ago, we predicted President Barack Obama would edge Mitt Romney 48-47 with 286 electoral votes, plus we'd get a Democratic Senate and Republican House; ... [more]
Jan 11, 2013 - By Franco Ordonez, McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON -- After first indicating it would grant driver's licenses to young illegal immigrants who have received two-year deferrals from deportation, the ... [more]
Jan 11, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  The bill to strip power from the state superintendent is dangerous and premature
Jan 10, 2013 - By The Miami Herald:  Last month, a survey by Indiana University's Center on Congress found that a mere 9 percent of those in a recent poll approved of Congress's job performance -- ... [more]
Jan 10, 2013 - By Betty Starks Case:  We're better when we tune in to our positives