Sunday, November 29, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • 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

  • Letters | October 23, 2015

    Beautiful tree calls to mind memory of a ‘little angel’

    To the Editor: In memory of a little girl named Madie Rose Hall stands the most beautiful tree laden with yellow-orange fall foliage. It’s the orangest tree along that side of Tuttle Creek Boulevard, where Madie lost her life in a vehicular accident. Although

  • Letters | October 23, 2015

    Circles program can help individuals escape poverty

    To the Editor: Last week Gov. Sam Brown-back announced that his administration is developing a new program to provide volunteer mentors to poor Kansas residents who receive social services from the state. He said he was inspired by the successes of similar programs that provide

  • Letters | October 21, 2015

    Snyder shouldn’t have to ask fans not to give up on Cats

    To the Editor: It hurt, it hurt a lot. I watched the whole game. Had I been in the stadium I can’t say that I would have been able to stay to the end. It hurt because it’s not what we’re used

  • Letters | October 21, 2015

    Sports fans have the right to leave any game early

    To the Editor: I leave it to Coach Snyder whether he should apologize to fans for Saturday’s performance vs. Oklahoma. I do, however, respectfully disagree with Mr. and Mrs. Bryant, who believe the fans that left the stadium early should apologize for abandoning the

  • Letters | October 19, 2015

    Housing Authority grateful for help replacing key signs

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Board of Commissioners, residents and staff, I would like to thank Bart Thomas of Thomas Outdoor Advertising, for his assistance in replacing “Drug Free Zone” signs at our owned and managed properties — Hudson Circle, Pottawatomie Court, Baehr Place

  • Letters | October 16, 2015

    Hearing on down-zoning an important event

    To the Editor:   There will be an important Planning Board public hearing for the proposed down-zoning of the neighborhood east of City Park Monday evening at 7 in City Hall.   The proposal is intended to stabilize the traditional neighborhood’s viability and value for

  • Letters | October 16, 2015

    Administration blames deficit on low oil prices

    To the Editor: When I heard the news that Kansas revenues were again short, I half thought that Gov. Brownback might call a press conference and announce that he was seriously worried about his policy on tax cuts.  Instead, I read that Revenue Secretary Nick

  • Letters | October 13, 2015

    Second Amendment needs to be amended

    To the Editor: I’m sorry, but I fail to see what is so sacrosanct about the U.S. Constitution. I will admit it is an amazing document, and the men who drew it up had tremendous intelligence and vision. Most of its content is

  • Letters | October 12, 2015

    Powercat is alive and well, and it’s habitat is protected

    To the Editor: Kansas State University wants to assure the K-State family that our athletic spirit mark known as the Powercat is well-protected and thriving. Some have asked about the Exit 313 sign on I-70 westbound, which was replaced following a change in state policy limiting

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