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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | December 16, 2012

    Thanks to all who donated during ‘Keep the Drive Alive’

    To the Editor: We would like to express our appreciation to the Manhattan community for its support of the third annual “Keep the Drive Alive” blood drive, held Nov. 15-16 in memory of our son, Kevin Coffey.

  • Letters | December 14, 2012

    Memorial ornaments help support Homecare & Hospice

    To the Editor: During the holiday season, we especially remember the ones we have loved. Homecare & Hospice’s Light of Life Memorial gives individuals a unique opportunity to honor the memory of their loved ones during this holiday season.

  • Letters | December 13, 2012

    Huelskamp merits support as a genuine conservative

    To the Editor: The Republican leadership in Washington, D.C., showed its true colors when members removed my congressman, Tim Huels-kamp, from his position on the House Budget and Agriculture committees.

  • Letters | December 13, 2012

    Redmon made good points on bicycle-auto coexistence

    To the Editor: I would like to thank Dave Redmon for his very nice and well written column dealing with how bikers and cars ought to behave.

  • Letters | December 13, 2012

    Maybe Plum Island is being vacated for housing

    To the Editor: After listening to the PBS news on a recent morning housing about developments in New York City, I wonder if the real reason for moving NBAF laboratories from Plum Island to the main-land United States is to provide more land for housing

  • Letters | December 10, 2012

    Home Depot’s kindness will be long remembered

    To the Editor: Thanksgiving weekend we were in Home Depot to pick out our Christmas tree.  When we first got there, my son, who is 2, had what you call a febrile seizure.

  • Letters | December 08, 2012

    Roberts, Moran wrong to oppose disability treaty

    To the Editor: Career politicians fall for the same disease as generals in fighting last year’s wars. For generals it is refighting the last armed conflict in planning for future wars. For career politicians like our Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran, it is

  • Letters | December 08, 2012

    Tricare’s decision is a bitter bill for local clients

    To the Editor: Effective Nov. 1, Tricare terminated licensed clinical psychotherapists (LCPs) from its provider network because it was determined that LCPs do not meet the new eligibility require-ments implemented by Tricare Management Authority (TMA) earlier this year. Tricare is the health care program serving veterans

  • Letters | December 08, 2012

    House Speaker should let Huelskamp do his job

    To the Editor: It seems Washington politics is alive and well. If you don’t vote with leadership, you SHALL be replaced. It does not matter that your constituents sent you there to work for them and to vote for something other than the usual

  • Letters | December 08, 2012

    How to make enemies and influence… well… no one

    To the Editor: It was my privilege to serve as a chief of staff for several years in the U.S. Senate and to work with members of the Kansas congressional delegation to advance a legislative agenda that reflected the priorities of the state and

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