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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 29, 2012

    Harms would bring valuable talents to commission post

    To the Editor: Being around Rod Harms, a candidate for Riley County commissioner, is like walking through an encyclopedia of all the current projects and plans for the county. It is as if he is already an experienced commissioner. The enthusiasm and commitment he has

  • Letters | October 29, 2012

    Reader video misleading; I support Hawk, Carlin

    To the Editor: Tuesday, Oct. 23, I was alerted to a video on the Bob Reader website claiming that a 2010 Manhattan City Commission candidate who supported the Human Sexuality Ordinance was supporting him for the Kansas Senate.

  • Letters | October 29, 2012

    Viar has the experience, energy, expertise for KBOE

    To the Editor Why is Carol Viar the best choice for State Board of Education?  Experience, energy and expertise!  Carol Viar is the candidate with experience on a local school board.  Carol is passionate about the needs of our students and how

  • Letters | October 29, 2012

    Harms cares about making a difference for everyone

    To the Editor: Sometimes in life you meet people with amazing character. They do what is right even when no one is watching. They help their communities and the people around them because they care about making things better for everyone, not because they have

  • Letters | October 29, 2012

    Estabrook can bring new ideas to Legislature

    To the Editor: If we want to send a bright young leader to the Kansas Legislature, we need to send Aaron Estabrook to represent us in the 67th District.

  • Letters | October 29, 2012

    A vote for Reader is a vote for Brownback

    To the Editor: Let’s get real. A vote for Bob Reader is a vote for Sam Brownback.

  • Letters | October 29, 2012

    Carlin offers a wealth of productive experience

    To the Editor: I am writing in support of Rep. Sydney Carlin. My reason is concise: Experience, experience experience!

  • Letters | October 29, 2012

    Carlin asks tough questions on Appropriations panel

    To The Editor: Last week, the House Appropriations Committee chair, Marc Rhoades of New-ton, submitted a letter to the editor on behalf of Lee Modesitt. This didn’t surprise me because Mr. Rhoades is running for House Majority Leader and is mining for votes.

  • Letters | October 29, 2012

    Don’t believe Reader’s distortions; elect Hawk

    To the Editor: Now that corporations are people and money is speech, the nastiness that used to be limited to federal office races has begun to seep down to the local level. Take the Kansas Senate contest between Re-publican Bob Reader and Democrat Tom Hawk.

  • Letters | October 29, 2012

    Carlin a strong advocate of education at all levels

    To the Editor: Manhattan cares about education, so it’s no wonder voters have repeatedly shown their appreciation for Sydney Car-lin’s work as a representative.


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