Opinion

Thinking Out Loud: Pointing out the positives
September 25, 2018
Marty Augustine talks about pointing out the positives in his latest Thinking Out Loud column.
Digital inspections: A new age of car care
September 18, 2018
Check out our latest Automotive Advisers column.
Thinking Out Loud: 9/11—The day that changed America
September 10, 2018
Like the attack on Pearl Harbor and the assassination on John F. Kennedy, Sept. 11, 2001 was a day which would define the history of our nation.
Thinking Out Loud: Proposed community center is luxury city can’t afford
August 28, 2018
Dispatch columnist gives his two cents on the proposed community center.
Thinking Out Loud: This election season, be the change
August 7, 2018
Augustine discusses the importance of voting in his first Thinking Out Loud piece for the Dispatch.
Guest column: Like it or not, Kobach parade float represents nation’s democratic values
July 16, 2018
Shawnee resident Marty Augustine wrote our latest guest column.
Guest column: Honoring the thin blue line
June 27, 2018
As we near the Fourth of July holiday, the recent tragic deaths of two Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Deputies should serve as a valuable reminder the freedoms and liberty we enjoy often come at a very high price.
Automotive Advisers: From shocks to struts, here are tips for maintaining a smooth ride
June 20, 2018
Our car experts Scott and Tammie Green reveal the secrets to a smooth automobile ride.
Automotive Advisers: Stay safe on the road with a seasonal brake system check
April 10, 2018
It’s easy to overlook the importance of properly functioning brakes, but you know you never want to find yourself in a situation without them.
Automotive Advisers: Spring is approaching, it’s time for an alignment check
March 18, 2018
With the Kansas winter nearly in the rearview and the promise of spring on the horizon, there are several maintenance checks to consider for your car, one of which is for alignment.
Automotive Advisers: Car battery care in winter and beyond
February 6, 2018
Battery failures are one of the most common automotive issues we see and, fortunately, they’re one of the easiest to prevent or resolve.”
Automotive Advisers: Tips for getting your car ready for winter weather
October 18, 2017
Learn how to weatherproof your car with these professional tips.
Down to earth: Sprucing things up for the fall season
September 27, 2017
Fall is definitely in the air. You can feel it in the warm sunny days and cool nights.
Automotive Advisors: How to find and select a car club that works for you
September 19, 2017
Every day, we trust our vehicles to get us from point A to point B and to do so safely.
Down to earth: Battling garden thugs
August 30, 2017
Garden enthusiast Janet Rossbach discusses how to deal with garden intruders.

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