Saturday, November 28, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | November 04, 2015

    Student rentals endangered in areas east of City Park

    To the Editor: “The 15 most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the city, and I’m here to help students get safe and affordable housing.’ ” (A hat tip to Ronald Reagan.) KSU students — beware the real intent of the proposed rental

  • Letters | November 03, 2015

    For creative holiday ideas, enjoy McCain Home Tour

    To the Editor, The holidays are just around the corner, and so is the 2015 McCain Holiday Home Tour. This popular community event, set for Sunday, Dec. 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., is a biennial fundraiser for McCain Auditorium and will feature four Manhattan residences

  • Letters | November 03, 2015

    Our ability to destroy may wreck our ability to survive

    Our ability to destroy may wreck our ability to survive To the Editor: When we arrive in this world, we bring nothing but ourselves. When we depart we take nothing, but we leave the residue of our lives. For many, there is no consideration of

  • Letters | October 29, 2015

    Thanks to all who made school carnival a success

    To the Editor: On behalf of the students and staff of West Elementary School in Wamego USD 320, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to all those who made this year’s West Fall Carnival a tremendous success. The event, held Sept. 18, was a

  • Letters | October 27, 2015

    Before overbuilding, visit Junction City

    To the Editor: More isn’t always getter. Manhattan needs a 613-unit apartment complex about like it needs another Discovery Center. You would think city officials might have shown a little more loyalty to local landlords and developers before approving such a behemoth, given the

  • Letters | October 27, 2015

    Homecoming honor was a huge thrill

    To the Editor: I was one of many individuals who left World War II to go to college. I was most fortunate to be sent to Kansas State University. During my three years at K-State, I was privileged to be guided by the administration, alumni

  • Letters | October 27, 2015

    Trick-or-treating at Stonybrook is safe, warm

    To the Editor I remember being a mom in Colorado, working hard to make the perfect costume for my daughter to go trick-or-treating. Halloween would come, bringing cold weather with it. All my creative work was quickly covered with a warm coat to protect my

  • Letters | October 26, 2015

    True fans stick around when they’re most needed

    To the Editor: What is a fan? Webster’s defines it as “an ardent devotee.” Kansas State’s “fans” were there in the stadium against Oklahoma to the bitter end … because that is what fans do. They don’t stay away when their team needs

  • Letters | October 24, 2015

    MHS volleyball team’s kindness much appreciated

    To the Editor: I’m writing to thank coach Lisa Kinderknecht and the Manhattan High School volleyball team for the generosity they showed my family at their recent “pink out” volleyball game. The team raised money selling shirts with the message “Peace, Love, Hope for

  • Letters | October 24, 2015

    Tax inequities in Kansas must be addressed soon

    To the Editor: Kansas taxation is of constant concern. It drives policy and electability. It seems the argument has evolved into who can promise and deliver the lowest tax rates on certain groups. Obviously, the wealthiest groups have the most clout because they control money

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