Friday, July 3, 2015



Opinion - Letters

  • 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

  • Letters | October 24, 2012

    Mountaineer fans were wonderful to KSU faithful

    To the Editor: I was fortunate to have attend ed the KSU vs. West Virginia football game Saturday, and the experience was most enjoyable. The Cats were stellar in all facets on the field.

  • Letters | October 24, 2012

    This Republican is looking for a worthy candidate

    To the Editor: Many years ago when I registered to vote, the Republican Party was concerned about the average working person. The last south end of a northbound horse of a Republican president did some amazing but not very nice things.

  • Letters | October 24, 2012

    Reader offers unmatched combination of talents

    To the Editor: My name is Tim Gotchey, and I have lived in Manhattan with my family for the past 11 years. I lived most of my life outside of Kansas.

  • Letters | October 24, 2012

    Harms superbly qualified for County Commission

    To the Editor: Rod Harms has been an engaged, committed and caring citizen of our community for more than two decades. His background as a planner and his professional expertise make him an excellent candidate to serve on the Riley County Commission.

  • Letters | October 24, 2012

    Carlin is always willing to listen to constituents

    To the Editor: We are writing to show our ongoing support for Sydney Carlin. She’s been a great public servant to the citizens of Manhattan and Riley County as a representative in the Kansas Legislature.


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