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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 26, 2012

    Carlin’s devotion to our area has served citizens well

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin has resided in Manhattan for more than 40 years. It’s where she married, raised four children and obtained her bachelor’s degree at Kansas State University.

  • Letters | October 25, 2012

    Carlin a longtime advocate for most vulnerable Kansans

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is a proven advocate for services for our most vulnerable citizens — children, those with mental illness, and those with disabilities.  Please support Sydney on Nov. 6.

  • Letters | October 25, 2012

    Let Carlin continue to put her experience to use for us

    To the Editor: For the last 20 years, Sydney Carlin has dedicated herself to serving the people of Manhattan. She has been a city activist, city commissioner, mayor, and for the last 10 years, has been our state representative in Topeka. This extensive experience is valuable to

  • Letters | October 25, 2012

    Vote ‘No’ on sales tax for ‘eco-devo handouts’

    To the Editor: Please vote “No” on the countywide sales tax. We don’t need trickle-down government to make Manhattan successful. Spend that money on infrastructure and debt reduction, not more eco-devo handouts. Just say “NO!”

  • Letters | October 25, 2012

    West Virginia fans went out of their way to be friendly

    To the Editor: West Virginia fans are delighted to be in the Big 12, and we are fortunate to have them!

  • Letters | October 25, 2012

    Volunteers, sponsors made Monster Splash a success

    To the Editor: A big thank-you goes to all of the parent volunteers who pitched in to make the Manhat-tan Marlins Monster Splash Oct. 20-21 at the KSU Natatorium a huge success.

  • Letters | October 25, 2012

    McGovern played a key role in today’s dietary guidelines

    To the Editor: Last Sunday, we lost former Sen. George McGovern. Although many will recall his disastrous 1972 loss to Richard Nixon and his subsequent leadership in getting us out of Vietnam, his truly lasting legacy will be his war on hunger and malnutrition.

  • Letters | October 25, 2012

    Harms knows the value of community engagement

    To the Editor: I had the privilege of working for Rod Harms and Civitas for 3 1/2 years while attending K-State. During that time I learned many things about loyalty to local businesses and caring deeply enough for a place to actively become an informed citizen.

  • Letters | October 25, 2012

    Carlin’s work to restore arts funding is appreciated

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is both responsive to her constituents and knowledgeable about the issues that affect her district. In particular, I appreciate her hard work to restore state funding for the arts, which enhance the quality of life in communities throughout the state.

  • Letters | October 25, 2012

    Carlin has demonstrated her concern for families

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin has demonstrated effective leadership during her tenure in the Kansas House of Representatives. She is recognized as a legislator who listens to and supports her constituents. Sydney cares about families and has supported in the House a Senate bill that


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