To the Editor: In 2010, the Coalition for Equal Justice began a study on Riley County Police Department rates of marijuana arrests by race. Among its findings were that in 2010, blacks were 2.8 times more likely to be arrested by the RCPD .
To the Editor: Riley County Commissioner Ben Wilson proposed rolling back his salary. Commissioner Ron Wells pro-posed to freeze his. Commissioner Robert Boyd’s silence said it all. Elect Marvin Rodriguez in the 2nd District..
To the Editor: Last weekend I had a garage sale at the First Presbyterian Church here in Manhattan. This was a benefit to raise money for MECP2 Duplication Syndrome treatment and research. The garage sale was a huge success. We .
To the Editor: On Aug. 2, we will be having a very urgent primary election. With municipal budgets, expenditures and salaries continuing to rise, it really seems to be leaving us all in a state of dissension and apathy. A government .
To the Editor: A big thank-you goes to the speakers who recently shared information about the 1951 flood, which ravaged many parts of Kansas. Mary Knapp, assistant Kansas climatologist, showed charts of the heavy rain in May, June and July of .
To the Editor: What kind of shell game is Westar playing with its customers? Last Tuesday morning I received an online “buy-in survey” from the company about its Westar Wind energy program. I was shocked by the amount of .
To the Editor: Manhattan welcomes the Solar Car Challenge on Wednesday, July 20, for “Display Day.” Display Day has a multitude of meanings, as these high school students from across America will have their solar cars on public display in Blue .
To the Editor: We are proud to be supporting Dr. Roger Marshall, Republican for the U.S. House. We have been incredibly impressed both by his credentials and his understanding of the issues facing the citizens of Kansas and our .
To the Editor: In Friday’s “I Wonder” column regarding the city’s ethics code and Mayor Usha Reddi, city manager Ron Fehr was quoted as saying code violations were left to commissioners to determine. As someone directly involved in .
To the Editor: Section 13-57 of Manhattan’s fireworks regulations states, “Discharge in street unlawful. It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge, ignite or fire any fireworks upon the public streets, alleys or avenues or in any park .
To the Editor: What has Rep. Tim Huelskamp done for you lately? He signed onto a letter with dozens of other members of Congress demanding answers from FBI Director James Comey about his shocking recommendation not to indict Hillary Clinton. .
To the Editor: Dallas Police Chief David Brown: “We don’t feel a lot of support most days.” We often tell the military members we meet, “Thank you for your service and all you do.” But how often do we .
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