Category: From The Readers

Letters to the Editor

August 31, 2021 | By Tammara Fogle

The report by Mary Clarkin on “Mental illness driving homeless disaster” (August 2021) is excellent. I appreciated the background info about federal action and about the Four County approach. It is encouraging to hear that Wichita is going to attempt a better approach through enlargement of ComCare.  This is such an important topic. It has […]

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tuna corn chip bake

Recipe for You or Two: Tuna-Corn Chip Bake

July 1, 2021 | By Tammara Fogle

Kathy Kramer is the winner of a $25 gift certificate donated by The Spice Merchant for this month’s winning Recipe for You or Two, a variation of the tuna casserole we all grew up with. Kramer said she and her husband like just about any recipe with tuna in it. This one goes well with […]

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| By Tammara Fogle

70th wedding anniversary Harold and Nancy Brandenburg (above) will be married 70 years on July 9. Harold taught and coached at Mulvane, Wichita West, Wichita Southeast and Wichita Northwest. Nancy taught at Westwood Preschool. After retirement they enjoyed travel in the United States and overseas. They have four children — Janie Jacobs, Hal Brandenburg, Beth […]

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Winners of The Active Age outdoor photo contest

June 1, 2021 | By The Active Age

Congratulations to Roberta Morrison, winner of The Active Age outdoor photography contest. Morrison captured the Keeper of the Plains on May 3. She wins a $25 gift certificate to Nifty Nut House. Second place and a $15 gift certificate to Nifty goes to Tracie Klinke, who photographed the grave of her grandfather, Korean War vet […]

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Recipe for You or Two: Avocado Toast

| By Tammara Fogle

Iris Worthington of Towanda is the winner of a $25 gift certificate donated by The Spice Merchant for submitting this recipe, which comes with several variations and is delicious any time of day. As with any recipe calling for avocadoes, the key is finding a ripe one. A ripe avocado will have a little give […]

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Survey results paint a mostly positive picture of community

| By Joe Stumpe

First off, thanks to everyone who filled out and returned the community survey that was in last month’s issue. The survey was designed to give people a lot of latitude in what they chose to focus on. In fact, that was the point.  For the most part, people who responded seem to like their communities, […]

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Recipe for You or Two: Tomato and Cream Cheese Pasta

April 29, 2021 | By Tammara Fogle

Helen Thomas is the winner of a $25 gift certificate donated by The Spice Merchant as the contributor of this month’s Recipe for You or Two. Thomas is a member of the “Aldi Nerds” group on Facebook, whose members frequently post recipes made with Aldi ingredients. “That’s where I found this,” she said. “I like […]

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