Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 12, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Both gubernatorial candidates stretch the truth in education funding claims

    To the Editor: Gubernatorial candidates Paul Davis and Sam Brownback have dueling claims about the current administration’s supports for K-12 education. I checked their arguments with budget data from the Kansas State Department of Education. In order to judge the budget for education, one

  • Letters | October 12, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Roberts has served our state superbly; why would Kansans consider a novice?

    To the Editor: As voters, we are employers of our elected officials. Elections are job performance assessments. Sen. Pat Roberts deserves our support because he works issues that matter to us. America and Kansas are better because of him. Roberts has tirelessly advocated for a

  • Letters | October 08, 2014

    Joneses’ compassion and friendship cherished by all

    To the Editor: Thank you for the recent article recognizing one of Manhattan’s all-time great citizens. C. Clyde Jones and his wife, Midge, have been committed to the well being of our community and those living here throughout their lives in Manhattan. Compassionate, caring

  • Letters | October 08, 2014

    Paid endorsement: Carlin always wants our views before taking action

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin works hard as our leader in the House of Representatives. She always wants to hear our concerns and opinions before taking action. Sydney is involved with many community organizations and events; she continues to demonstrate her concerns about our community

  • Letters | October 08, 2014

    Paid endorsement: Support Sherow, Davis and Carlin with your votes

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is running unopposed for her seventh term in the Kansas House or Representatives. Sydney’s supporters know that if they stay home on Nov. 4, they will miss the opportunity to help repair the damage done by our representatives in Kansas

  • Letters | October 07, 2014

    Deadline nears to get bricks for Armed Forces Memorial

    To the Editor: Citizens of Manhattan and Riley County are reminded that twice a year, names of veterans and loved ones are placed in the patio area of the Riley County Armed Forces Memorial. Names to be added in time for Veterans Day must be

  • Letters | October 07, 2014

    Kobach ignored his duty in Taylor ballot controversy

    To the Editor: The Kansas Supreme Court in the case of Taylor v. Kobach applied elementary and uniformly recognized principles of statutory interpretation when it decided that Chad Taylor’s request to withdraw as a candidate for the U.S. Senate com-plied fully with the

  • Letters | October 07, 2014

    KSU’s marching band was spectacular Saturday

    To the Editor: It was another good job by the KSU football team Saturday night. However, that was a superb performance by the Pride of Wildcat Land Marching Band. What a marvelous halftime show honoring our military service personnel. The tuba guys with their “light”

  • Letters | October 06, 2014

    K-State should bring back VIP parking west of stadium

    To the Editor: I was watching “College Game-day” on Saturday on ESPN; it featured tailgating at Ole Miss. It brought back good memories of when tailgating at K-State football games used to be that much fun. The current numbered parking system on the west side

  • Letters | October 06, 2014

    Visitor will long remember act of kindness at Target

    To the Editor: I do not know if your newspaper has an “Acts of Kindness” column, but I want to share an experience that I had on Sept. 28 at the Target store in Manhattan.  After a day of kayaking, I went to Target and

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