Dominique White was shot and killed by Topeka police officers two and a half months ago. Since then, we’ve witnessed a cascade of evasions and inconsistency from law enforcement and city officials. Instead of addressing the public’s concerns about the shooting immediately and directly, our leaders have hidden behind a wall of legalese and equivocation.

This Week's Circulars


Letters to the Editor

Letter: Stricter laws and new enforcement tools needed to curb Topeka’s homicide rate

In light of the high number of murders in Topeka this year, perhaps it’s time for the city council to push for... Read more

Letter: President Trump is a talented troll

Donald J. Trump is a troll. I say that with the utmost respect and admiration. I will explain, but first, let me... Read more

Letter: Kansas needs open conversations about climate change

It seems like summers are hotter, winters are colder, and spring and fall have been getting shorter with each passing year. There... Read more

It's Our Opinion

Editorial: We need to stop cramming people into our prisons

Although the U.S. only accounts for about 5 percent of the world’s population, it’s home to more than 20 percent of the... Read more