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Perspective: Enhancing abortion regulations justifies special session

Published Jun. 18 2017

The General Assembly returned for the year's second special session last week to work on legislation concerning abortion.

Perspective: Remember the importance of our flag

Published Jun. 17 2017

Each year on June 14, we pause and recognize the day as Flag Day to celebrate and honor our American...

Our Opinion: School board increases transparency through live streaming

Published Jun. 17 2017

We're pleased to see the Jefferson City school board following in the footsteps of other governmental bodies such as the...

Our Opinion: A voice for the missing

Published Jun. 16 2017

If your child went missing, would you ever give up the search? We didn't think so. Neither would we.

Your Opinion: Are Indians profiled by cops?

Published Jun. 16 2017

I believe that the sense of identity of many African-Americans is dependent upon a comfortable belief that they are victims...

Your Opinion: Single-word label would mean more than LGBTQ

Published Jun. 15 2017

Although some might find Mr. Lahmeyer's LTE on June 13th offensive, it did bring up some very good questions that...

Our Opinion: Area residents donate to wildfire aid, as funding for training is cut

Published Jun. 15 2017

While federal funding is being cut to train firefighters to fight wildfires, Mid-Missourians are continuing to pitch in to relief...

Your Opinion: Critic claims undue level of understanding

Published Jun. 15 2017

The News Tribune recently printed a letter of mine. That letter referred to Kathy Griffin's appearance with a simulated Trump...

Commentary: Nurturing our capacity for regeneration

Published Jun. 15 2017

Sparkling in the sunlight that inspired 19th-century romantic painters of the Hudson River School, Sing Sing prison's razor wire, through...

Your Opinion: Port project concerns

Published Jun. 15 2017

I am becoming increasingly concerned about potential commitment of taxpayer money to the Multimodal Port Project.

Our Opinion: Flag Day: Measure of respect

Published Jun. 14 2017

Our country seems more divided today than ever. People on all sides of the political spectrum are digging in their...

Your Opinion: GOP to repeat failed trickle-down economics

Published Jun. 14 2017

Last week in Kansas the Republican legislature overturned a veto by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback had vetoed a large...

Your Opinion: March for truth aims to protect fragile democracy

Published Jun. 14 2017

Thank you for the June 4 article on the March for Truth Rally and Candlelight Vigil held in Jefferson City...

Your Opinion: Comey's testimony exposes lame-stream media

Published Jun. 14 2017

What did we learn from Comey's (the FBI director of "Matters") testimony yesterday?

Our Opinion: Lincoln University - Are you better off today than you were four years ago?

Published Jun. 13 2017

Kevin Rome believes that after serving four years as president of Lincoln University, LU is better now than when he...

Your Opinion: LGBTQ promoting alphabet soup?

Published Jun. 13 2017

Is anyone else tired of seeing alphabet soup as a means to obscure and confuse the meaning of something? Take...

Your Opinion: TIF - Welfare for the wealthy

Published Jun. 13 2017

I hope the supporters of fairness and opponents of welfare for the wealthy will attend the TIF meeting and oppose...

Your Opinion: Response to Winter

Published Jun. 13 2017

Mr. Winter: Griffin's trashy, insensate, fatuous, mock visual of her holding Trump's bloody supposedly decapitated head and her resulting cowardly...