Opinion

  • Roundabout with Micah: Poetry comes to life through Wordplay

    My name is Micah Andersen. I am a poet, a writer and a senior looking to make my mark on the world. I am an intern here at the Kane County Chronicle a ...
    April 9, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • Life at East: Gotta call my doctor

    I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. This week I officially began my last quarter of high school. It’s hard to believe how fast this year – a ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:08 pm
  • Letter: Buying elections

    To the Editor:The conservative Roberts’ court has eviscerated what remained of the campaign finance ...
    April 15, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Letter: Creating opportunities

    To the Editor:We would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank the Kaneland Performing Arts ...
    April 15, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Another View: Obamacare should start cutting off drug coupons

    Even for people who have health insurance, brand-name prescription drugs can be expensive. If the companies that sell those drugs want to give some pa ...
    April 8, 2014 - 8:19 pm
  • Letter: Saving lives

    To the Editor:The Children’s Organ Transplant Association – or COTA – was founded in 1986 when resid ...
    April 15, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • Another View: Putting Medicare under the microscope

    Critics scoffed – and not altogether without reason – when President Barack Obama vowed to make major progress on domestic policy through the use of h ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Sound Off: Thanks to the road warriors

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Thanks to the road warriors Thank yo ...
    April 14, 2014 - 7:48 am
  • Our View: Making our community a better place

    The Show You Care Kane referendum effort – which sought to raise funds to help people with developmental disabilities – may have failed during last mo ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Our View: Two proposed funds are prudent

    Several new funds are expected to go before the Kane County Board for approval next week.The board i ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Good Natured: Big coyotes? They’re just fluffy

    “Ewe’s not fat, ewe’s just fluffy!”This statement, a supportive slogan for snackers everywhere, made ...
    April 12, 2014 - 7:09 am
  • Letter: Don’t force out experience

    To the Editor:The Republican candidate seeking the office of U.S. senator is the “Milk Man.”The Milk ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Plants that enjoy April weather

    For three seasons of the year, the tasks of a gardener are pretty easily outlined. But spring, and early spring in particular, can be a bit perplexing ...
    April 18, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • Another View: Supreme Court asserts narrow view of political corruption

    There are no former politicians on the current U.S. Supreme Court – and it shows. Wednesday’s 5-4 decision striking down some limits on individual cam ...
    April 3, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Letter: An alcohol-free weekend

    To the Editor:April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and I would like to encourage everyone to participat ...
    April 3, 2014 - 10:27 pm
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