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  • Endorsement letters: Olejnik will work for us, not for the governor

    To the Editor: On recent morning my dog Charlie and I walked up to a small Kansas creek (Yes, we have the rancher’s permission.) I had committed to writing a letter to the editor, and my first draft was .

  • Endorsement letters: Carlin has experience, energy and listens to us

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is a conscientious state representative who should be re-elected. She is a loving, caring person who approaches issues in Topeka with a critical, thoughtful attitude and is willing to work with everyone to achieve good .

  • Endorsement letters: Small sales tax is best option

    The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is urging local residents to vote ‘Yes’ for the City of Manhattan street maintenance sales tax ballot question Nov. 8. This 0.2 percent sales tax will generate funds to repair our aging and .

  • Endorsement letters: Carlin will help return focus to citizens’ needs

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin has worked hard to protect the interests of her constituents in the 66th District. She shares our concerns about budget cuts in education, health care, children’s programs, transportation and other services. Sydney knows that .

  • Sexual morality is in freefall in this world

    To the Editor: I was shocked Monday when I read that students at two high schools in Lawrence are being given access to free condoms without parental permission. Yes, this may prevent some unwanted pregnancies that could lead to abortions, .

  • It’s time KSU named a building for Acker

    To the Editor: According to Monday night’s Mercury, Kansas State University is requesting help in renaming the former KSU Foundation building on Anderson Avenue. As a former K-State faculty member and wife, I am apparently not eligible to vote. .

  • Endorsement letters: Carlin’s initiative will protect children’s credit

    To the Editor: As of Jan. 1, 2017, a parent or guardian may freeze their children’s credit with all three of the credit bureaus. This law was submitted by Sydney Carlin and passed by the Kansas Legislature. Why is this law .

  • Post’s mascot survey is a ‘sham’

    Joe Sutliff Saunders In his letter to the editor Oct.13, “Paper gives lobbyists too much credibility,” Bill Felber cites a study that inevitably comes up when a community considers whether to retire an Indian mascot. Let’s take a closer .

  • Seaton could write another timely column

    To the Editor: Mr. Seaton, your column titled “Locker rooms deserve better” was well written in your usual witty style. However, Mr. Pfister’s rehash and additions have presented a more confusing expose. Perhaps if you, Mr. Seaton, would now .

  • Let’s face our hateful and divisive impulses

    To the Editor: This election year has done something that perhaps can be turned in a positive direction. It has made visible an undercurrent of intolerance, prejudice, racism and sexism in our nation and culture that has been too often .

  • Endorsement letters

    Carlin is the ‘ultimate advocate’ for citizens To the Editor: In the present political climate, we desperately need state representatives who possess common sense, knowledge and commitment. We are fortunate to have that person in Sydney Carlin. Sydney voted against .

  • Residents have no say in health club location

    To the Editor: I am writing to voice my concern and disapproval of the Genesis Health Club proposal at 2704 Allison Ave. Why this location? Why not a location that already has a building and parking lot? I am deeply concerned .


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