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Letters

  • Older adults will find a lot to do at the Seniors’ Center

    To the Editor: Are you an adult over age 60? Are you bored? Want something fun to do? Then why not come to the Riley County Seniors’ Service Center, or should I say come to the “activity center” for older adults? .

  • Not voting is an option if both candidates are evil

    To the Editor: As I deliberate with myself about who I will vote for for president, I am seriously con-sidering not voting at all — at least not for president. Most interested voters, including myself, believe one has to vote, even .

  • Join McAlister’s in helping fund brain cancer research

    To the Editor: My daughter-in-law, Stephanie Unekis, has a sister named Julie who was diagnosed with anaplastic astrocytoma stage III brain cancer about three years ago. Julie’s cancer care is through a team of doctors at the Sloan Kettering .

  • Wefald’s book fascinating and highly educational

    To the Editor: I encourage all Kansans to read “The Transformative Years at Kansas State: The Years of President Jon Wefald from 1986 to 2009” by Jon Wefald. The book is fascinating and very educational. I spent six of my nearly 71 years .

  • Trump presidency will exact too high a price

    To the Editor: I am a Cold War kid. I remember asking my mother during the Korean conflict when I was a preschooler, “Are we at war?” to which she replied “Well, not exactly; it’s a police action.” At .

  • Shale isn’t the panacea that recent writer suggests

    To the Editor: “Woe onto him who has read only one book.” So wrote an Anglican priest, George Herbert, in the early 1600s when books were a relatively new item. The same can apply to newspaper articles these days, for .

  • Heart an essential element in overcoming obstacles

    To the Editor: Manhattan has a new sign, supported by one of the historic bridge piers in the Kansas River. It is a beautiful symbol of the good that can happen when problems are solved not only with vigor and .

  • Anti-LGBT pediatricians bloc designated a hate group

    To the Editor: In their letters in Friday’s and Tuesday’s Mercury, Mr. Gotchey and Mr. Dikeman quote inform-ation from the American College of Pediatricians in support of their bias against transgender children. It should be noted that the .

  • ‘Everybody Counts’ will be lots of fun and very helpful

    To the Editor: Everyone in the community is invited to the fifth event organ-ized by Everybody Counts this Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Douglass Community Center and Douglass Center Annex at Ninth and Yuma streets.&.

  • ‘Everybody Counts’ will be lots of fun and very helpful

    ‘Everybody Counts’ will be lots of fun and very helpful To the Editor: Everyone in the community is invited to the fifth event organized by Everybody Counts this Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Douglass Community .

  • Anti-LGBT pediatricians bloc designated a hate group

    To the Editor: In their letters in Friday’s and Tuesday’s Mercury, Mr. Gotchey and Mr. Dikeman quote information from the American College of Pediatricians in support of their bias against transgender children. It should be noted that the .

  • Dentistry’s ‘huge sign’ is boastful, inappropriate

    To the Editor: In front of the office of Family and Implant Dentistry at 1305 Westloop, a huge sign has been displayed for many months. It states that Family and Implant Dentistry has been chosen as the No. 1 dentist of 2015 and 2016. .


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