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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | November 04, 2012

    With Carlin in Topeka, your voice will be heard To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is a dedicated public

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is a dedicated public servant and has served Manhattan for more than 20 years. She knows her constituents and their concerns. She is visible at community events and takes time to listen to concerns.

  • Letters | November 04, 2012

    Hawk is well versed on education and business

    To the Editor: Tom Hawk’s intimate understanding of Kansas education —pre-K through post-graduate — is one good reason to support his election to the Kansas Senate. No member of the Legislature will be more familiar with the challenges facing classroom teachers, school administrators and writers

  • Letters | November 03, 2012

    Outside money has changed campaign tone for the worse

    To the Editor: I have become increasingly discouraged by the current political campaigning for offices other than the county offices. The outside money coming into these campaigns has really changed the tone of the elections that I have been accustomed to see since we arrived

  • Letters | November 03, 2012

    Carlin’s pro-choice stance is reason not to vote for her

    To the Editor: I can’t in good conscience, as a pro-life Catholic, vote for Sydney Carlin, given her record to protect abortion clinics from sensible health inspection regulations, better record keeping and notification of guardians in cases of minors.

  • Letters | November 03, 2012

    Harms does whatever is needed to solve problems

    To the Editor: Rod Harms will be an exceptional Riley County Commis-sioner.  I have known Rod since 1998. When he identifies a problem, he gathers people to help him address the issue whether it is flooding on Wildcat Creek, providing rain barrels or a project

  • Letters | November 03, 2012

    Harms helped Hoisington, and he’ll help Riley County

    To the Editor: As the past president of Hoisington Main Street Inc., I had the pleasure of serving with Rod Harms in his capacity as Hoisington Main Street Inc.  treasurer.

  • Letters | November 03, 2012

    Boyd’s background, skills well suited for commission

    To the Editor: As treasurer for Robert Boyd for County Commission, I urge you to vote for Bob. Bob’s background is impressive.

  • Letters | November 03, 2012

    Harms will be a good steward of our resources

    To the Editor: We have known Rod Harms for years and have experienced his concern for the county’s environment and people:  he showed up unasked at our house after a major storm with his chainsaw; the salvaged wood ended up as furniture and

  • Letters | November 03, 2012

    Modesitt will help boost economic development

    To the Editor: If you think economic development for Kansas is important and high unemployment is bad, you should know that Sydney Carlin has one of the lowest National Federation of Inde-pendent Business ratings in the Kansas House. It’s 33 percent. Lee Modesitt is endorsed

  • Letters | November 03, 2012

    Reader will use his talents to keep schools strong

    To the Editor: I have known many home-schooling families over the years. I have noticed that parents home-schooled for a variety of reasons and in a variety of ways.


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