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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | December 04, 2012

    Replace lukewarm editorial with front-page headlines

    To the Editor: While you started your Nov. 26 editorial, “Concealed carry revisited,” with “We’re not fans of concealed carry gun permits,” you did concede, “It’s never-theless impressive that only 44 of the more than 51,000 Kansans who have been issued permits since 2007 have been charged

  • Letters | December 03, 2012

    Planning is essential both for aging and caregiving

    To the Editor: A recent letter writer (Nov. 29) was upset by an article de-scribing the burdens of caring for ill or elderly relatives. She wants physicians to help people commit suicide when they think they are a burden on their caregiver.

  • Letters | December 02, 2012

    Kiwanis pancake feed will celebrate returning member

    To the Editor: On Saturday, Dec. 8, the Manhattan Kiwanis Club will host our 62nd consecutive pancake feed at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park. This year’s “feed” will provide the club and the public a chance to welcome back a Manhattan Kiwanis Club member who

  • Letters | December 02, 2012

    Please support pageant for young area girls

    To the Editor: Last year, I had the honor of resurrecting the Miss Manhattan/Miss K-State Wildcat Pageant after an almost 15-year absence.  Sophia Tolentino, Miss Manhattan, and Danielle Hill, Miss K-State Wildcat, along with Hannah Conroy-Philbrook, Miss Pottawatomie, did a fantastic job representing

  • Letters | December 02, 2012

    Breadbasket needs help

    To the Editor, The Flint Hills Breadbasket, your local food pantry, needs your help. The Breadbasket was established in 1982 to help feed those less fortunate in Manhattan. Maribeth Kieffer, the executive director, and her staff of two are doing a tremendous job executing our mission

  • Letters | November 30, 2012

    Is Black Friday surpassing Thanksgiving as a holiday?

    To the Editor: Thanksgiving, I’m afraid, is being squeezed out of existence. The lovely holiday when we gather together with friends and family for a meal, as did our Pilgrim fathers, to thank God for being in a free land and for bringing us

  • Letters | November 30, 2012

    Thanks to Bill Snyder, team for an outstanding season

    To the Editor: I want to congratulate Coach Bill Snyder and the Wildcat football team on an outstanding season. As we welcome the University of Texas to Manhattan, Saturday will be a special day to honor the seniors and their family members.

  • Letters | November 29, 2012

    Laws should let older, sick people die with dignity

    To the Editor: This is a very painful letter to write, but I hope it will cause some people to do some serious thinking about a law that needs to be changed.

  • Letters | November 28, 2012

    It’s heartening to know so many people are helpful

    To the Editor: On Tuesday morning, Nov. 27, I did some shopping at Target. Later that morning I discovered that the key fob had fallen off my car key.

  • Letters | November 28, 2012

    Workman gave credibility to a project that needed it

    To the Editor: As a city commissioner and mayor who voted against the idea of a Flint Hills Discovery Center so many times it gave me a headache, and as one who still finds it an unfortunate use of millions upon millions of tax dollars,

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