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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July 1, 2021 | 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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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 The Active Age

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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