Letters

  • Kansans should consider ousting governor, others

    To the Editor: Grey Davis was recalled as governor of California in 2003, with Arnold Schwarzenegger chosen by the electorate to replace him. I understand Kansas is one of several states that has a mechanism to similarly recall, or impeach, elected .

  • Donating blood is a simple — and vital — act of generosity

    To the Editor: We would like to express our appreciation to the Manhattan community for its ongoing support of Keep the Drive Alive, the sixth annual blood drive (held Nov. 19-20 this year) in memory of our son, Kevin Coffey. .

  • If ISIS prevails, we should fear for future of America

    To the Editor: “Oh, say, can you see ... what so proudly we hailed…?” Our national anthem begins with a question. I am concerned that we shall not be seeing our “broad stripes and bright stars” for much longer because in .

  • Thanks, KSU fans, alumni for opportunity to succeed

    To the Editor: Thank you so very much, KSU alumni and friends, for your role in helping provide me the opportunity to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in New York earlier this month. It was a .

  • Donations needed to restore Peace Memorial Auditorium

    To the Editor: The Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium wish to extend our gratitude for two great events. The Thundering Cats gave us a big dance band holiday performance on Dec. 12, and the third annual Holiday Music Spectacular was held .

  • Krause integral to growth of K-State and Manhattan

    To the Editor Bob Krause’s leadership and vision have had a profound effect on the growth and development of both Kansas State University and the Manhattan community. His ability to pull a diverse group of community leaders together for .

  • Not all Native Americans want MHS to replace mascot

    To the Editor: As a Native American and an alumna of Manhattan high School, I am so tired of out-of-state Indians wanting to force the removal of our mascot. When I was an MHS student, I felt more connected to .

  • Let’s get to know Muslims instead of condemning them

    To the Editor: It is so easy to think the worst of those we do not know, to attribute to them only negative qualities. We see or hear examples of this almost daily. If we first see strangers as Democrats .

  • Three generations of angels helped me in just one week!

    To the Editor: This letter is belated, but its message and gratitude are still just as vivid as when the events happened. On Oct. 21, I was on my way home in the 5 p.m. traffic going west just past the .

  • Holiday Music Spectacular was a truly wonderful show

    To the Editor: I had the wonderful privilege of attending the third annual Holiday Music Spectacular on Tuesday, Dec. 15. People of Manhattan who did not attend really missed out. Not only was the music and singing superb, but it was .

  • In-home veterinary care greatly appreciated

    To the Editor: We had a situation recently in which our beloved pet, Patriot, a retired service dog born at KSDS in Washington, Kansas, needed help. Hers was the first litter born after 9/11, so she and her six sisters all .

  • Thanks for helping us ‘Fill the Ambulance’

    To the Editor: Riley County EMS was humbled by the generosity from the public for our second “Fill the Ambulance” food drive on Dec. 12 at Dillons Westloop, benefiting the Flint Hills Breadbasket. Your overwhelming support of this effort provided a .


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