Thursday, August 27, 2015



Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 26, 2012

    As a Republican, Modesitt will be more effective

    To the Editor: I wish to greet my former neighbors, the Manhattanites in the 66th District House of Representatives. I served as the district’s representative for six years. As my name has apparently been mentioned in letters supporting Lee Modesitt, the Republican currently running

  • Letters | October 26, 2012

    Thanks to the community, 60th Lee BBQ was special

    To the Editor: I would like to thank all those who attended and supported the 60th annual Lee School Chicken BBQ last Friday. This year proved to be a great celebration as well as a success. The BBQ started 60 years ago focused on fundraising, but

  • Letters | October 26, 2012

    Wells has the knowledge, experience county needs

    To the Editor: I believe Ron Wells would have a positive impact on our community if he were elected to the Riley County Commission.

  • 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.


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