Sunday, November 29, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | August 11, 2014

    Stranded driver grateful for assistance of ‘angels’

    To the Editor: I want to sincerely thank all of the wonderful people who helped me when my car mysteriously died at the corner of Anderson and Sunset avenues the afternoon of July 31. I will be forever grateful to Joe McGraw — a complete stranger — for

  • Letters | August 07, 2014

    Community effort has been invaluable to Wonder Workshop Children’s Museum

    To the Editor: Education and fun rolled into one! The Wonder Workshop Children’s Museum has made exceptional progress in recent months, all thanks to the support and continuous generosity of various people and places in the Manhattan community. As the school year rolls around,

  • Letters | August 07, 2014

    Chamber’s letter-writing campaign for Fort Riley misses post’s true purpose

    To the Editor: I was very displeased with the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce’s community letter-writing campaign regarding the future of Fort Riley. Not a single one of the seven “talking points” deals with the U.S. Army’s primary mission: To defend the

  • Letters | August 06, 2014

    Character has always been a factor for Cooperstown

    To the Editor: Steve Cameron is certainly entitled to his opinion that Pete Rose and Barry Bonds (and Joe Jackson, Steve?) ought to be enshrined in baseball’s Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., because only on-field accomplishments should be considered. Sadly for his

  • Letters | August 05, 2014

    Come to Cattle Baron’s Ball and help us fight cancer

    To the Editor: On Saturday, Aug. 23, the American Cancer Society Cattle Baron’s Ball will be holding its annual party with a purpose — to raise money to support the fight against cancer. We invite you to join us as we host the 2014 Cattle Baron’s

  • Letters | August 04, 2014

    Don’t miss this opportunity to voice your preferences

    To the Editor: As stated in Joan Strickler’s letter July 30, it is sad that only about 20 percent of the qualified voters in Riley County participate in primary elections. The primary election Tuesday is too crucial to miss because key federal and state positions are

  • Letters | August 03, 2014

    Baseball Hall of Fame exceeded expectations

    To the Editor: This is in response to Steve Cameron’s column July 29 lambasting the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Hall of Fame induction ceremony this year, visit the museum in Cooperstown and see the Parade

  • Letters | August 03, 2014

    If your phone is ‘spoofed,’ file a complaint with the FCC

    To the Editor: My phone was “spoofed.” I recently answered my phone without checking caller ID, and it was a telemarketer. I hung up my phone and checked caller ID to see who was calling me. It showed my phone number with my name. I

  • Letters | August 03, 2014

    Gossage is the best choice in GOP insurance primary

    To the Editor: Kansans have a rare opportunity this primary election season to affect public policy. Many do not know that it was insurance commissioners who wrote the model language for the Affordable Care Act — Obama-care — which has caused drastic increases in premiums and reduced

  • Letters | August 01, 2014

    Thanks for helping to make Riley County Fair memorable

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Riley County Extension staff, thanks to all who helped make the Riley County Fair and Kaw Valley Rodeo a success in 2014. The Riley County Fair is always a good community gath-ering, and this year’s fair was great.

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