To the Editor: I’m a Vietnam veteran, and when the article came out in the paper about the ceremony at Fort Riley, my wife said I should go. I read the article and thought, really, it’s a little .
To the Editor: For the past two years I have been working with community leaders to help address Manhattan’s poverty in a new way. A dream has come true in the establishment of Circles Manhattan, which just celebrated its .
To the Editor: For the ninth year in a row, four local retired military members will team up with Army Airborne (Heritage Platoon) members for a display of military items in the Riley County Senior Center. This display will combine .
It isn’t just ‘progressives’ who support downzoning To the Editor: The effort to downzone the area east of City Park has become very heated. I believe that Chuck Henderson, whose letter was published earlier this week, is misinformed about .
To the Editor: I would like to urge the City Commission to support the proposed downzoning of the neighborhood east of City Park. The interests of landlords there will be sufficiently protected by grandfathering. However, no one has so far .
To the Editor: I am writing to express my deep disappointment in the recent announcement that there will not be a cost-of-living increase for Social Security beneficiaries next year. As health-care costs continue to rise, the strain on seniors like .
To the Editor: On Oct. 15, the Mercury published the article, “Government: No benefit hike for Social Security next year,” which stated that the main reason for no increase in benefits was “low gas prices.” Explain to those individuals in nursing .
To the Editor: “Thank You Veterans!” This is the theme for this year’s Veter-ans Day celebration. The Flint Hills Veterans Coalition invites you to attend and be a part of the 2015 tribute to our veterans. This celebration begins with .
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 .
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 .
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, .
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 .
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