The Humane Society of the US, and its Kansas director, have been diligently working to end the use of gas chambers in Kansas shelters by offering training and assistance for smaller cities to learn how to implement …
Gardner City Council President
Merit increases for public staff should not be mysterious. I agree and thank goodness for the city of Gardner they were not; unless they are considered mysterious to some because each individual city employee’s …
It’s time for city officials to invest in truck weight scales. As Gardner City Council members begin planning the 2015 budget, we encourage the governing body to fund the purchase of weight scales.
We said it first in July of …
Do we live in the animal health corridor of the world?
Our state of Kansas currently ranks number 3 for the number of animal breeders with egregious records of repeated violations of animal welfare laws.
Our neighbors …
It doesn’t take a long memory or much research to document the short-sighted decisions, bureaucratic hurdles, and overall incompetence of our elected and appointed officials. It is amazing how recent history, and much longer history reflects this.…
Thousands of puppies are bought and sold every year during the holiday season, which means thousands of consumers end up unknowingly supporting puppy mills.
Puppy mills are inhumane, commercial breeding facilities that place an emphasis on profits …
Surprise, Surprise! At 83 years of age, I couldn’t believe anything like this would ever happen to me.
I was ready to end a day of surprises, however. It started out with what I considered on Nov. …
The letter (“City council should reconsider proposed ordinance regarding EUB”) in the Oct. 23 edition of The Gardner News, written by Ryan Beasley, was certainly well said, and I support him 100 percent.
I was a …
Former EUB Member
Mayor Morrow and City Administrator take two steps back.
With the help and direction of the Electric Utility Board (EUB) over these past four years, Gardner Energy has put itself in a position where the …
President, USD 231 school board
I am writing in response to your editorial of Sept. 25, titled “Board uses questionable procedure to replace exiting members.” Given the lack of balance in both your reporting on the process for …