To the Editor: Commissioners, help me get this straight. State law mandates that if you want to spend more than $300,000 on a project, you need voter approval. Appoint yourselves to a building com-mission and you don’t need to go through all of that, and
To the Editor: I would like to publicly thank everyone who had a part in the September 21 Raider Run fundraiser for Wamego High School’s weights club/powerlifting team.
To the Editor: It is sometimes disappointing to read or hear in the news what conclusions have been sanctioned by the media elite as the accepted interpretations of major events.
To the Editor: Arthur Loub’s recent essay about welfare criticized the president for expanding the nation’s “safety net” during the recession. Reacting to the recession by letting people suffer and starve would have been the wrong response by President Obama or any president.
To the Editor: It seems the time has come when faculty salaries at K-State should be supplemented by private money. After all, the major Regents’ administrators received hefty salaries this year, all funded from the private sector. Since the state supplies only about 25 percent of
To the Editor: On November 11, Veterans Day, our nation will honor all who have served in the armed forces. A way to personally honor someone you know who has served, or even your own service, is by purchasing a memorial brick.
To the Editor: I cannot believe downtown Manhattan now. There was a time that I hated to go downtown.
To The Editor: We want to thank the Mercury for printing Chris Banner’s review of our book, “My Navy Cross,” subtitled “Something I’m Not Proud Of.” However, there are some inaccuracies in the review. First, “Restoring History” is not part of the title.
To the Editor: This is in reference to the Washington Post editorial “Tragically, nothing has changed” and the Associated Press story, “Contract worker behind Navy Yard shooting rampage” on page in Tuesday’s Mercury.
To the Editor: I will be blunt. It is a very bad idea for the Riley County commissioners to create a public building commission inasmuch as it would establish the three current elected commissioners as the members of said commission.
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