Saturday, November 28, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | November 14, 2013

    Consider making donations to Holiday Food, Fund Drive

    To the Editor: As I celebrate my 30th holiday season in Manhattan, I want to say how much it excited me to once again see the letter from Mayor John Matta on the Holiday Food and Fund Drive. The food and monetary donations that are

  • Letters | November 13, 2013

    K-State voting process lacks transparency, neutral party

    To the Editor: Kansas State University classified employees are scheduled to take an important vote November 19-22 regarding leaving the state Civil Service system or keeping Civil Service protections intact. The university voting process will be done electronically through the university email and mail system.

  • Letters | November 13, 2013

    KSU’s alternate service plan for classified staff is troubling

    To the Editor: I strongly urge everyone associated with Kansas State University, the Manhattan community or living in Kansas to view the video stream of KSU President Kirk Schulz’s on-campus town hall meeting. The meeting I am speaking about was held in the KSU

  • Letters | November 12, 2013

    Support of local businesses was invaluable to CBI class

    To the Editor: Mrs Borck’s Community Based Instruction class would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for allowing us to work at or tour their businesses during the first quarter of this school year. Community Based Instruction is a special education program

  • Letters | November 12, 2013

    ‘Resenter’ has much to learn about old people

    To the Editor: Recently another newspaper printed the most bitter letter I’ve ever read. It was a long letter that listed all the wrongs the writer felt others were doing. The culprits he listed were our president, all Democrats and all liberals. And “old

  • Letters | November 11, 2013

    Abandoned ferret suffered a painful, unnecessary death

    To the Editor: Last week a young life was lost because of ignorance and callousness. Two weeks ago a young ferret was abandoned in a rental. Animal control was called, and when they arrived, they told the informant that they could not enter the premises

  • Letters | November 10, 2013

    Support city infrastructure; it helps save residents’ lives

    To the Editor: There are many features that make Manhattan a wonderful place to live and raise a family. We see those things every day and we take them for granted. My grandchildren love to see the fire stations and the fire trucks, and if

  • Letters | November 10, 2013

    New residents’ sewer bills should be based on usage

    To the Editor: I moved into a new home in late January 2013 that is part of a homeowners association. The association pays for lawn watering. Therefore, my individual water usage and individual sewer usage are identical. I was surprised that I was being charged a

  • Letters | November 10, 2013

    Mercury should apologize to Roberts; he was right

    To the Editor: A few weeks ago, after a few words of kindness, to appear fair, you criticized Senator Pat Roberts’ call for the resignation or firing of Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Now that her incompetence appears

  • Letters | November 07, 2013

    On issue of self-defense, be smart and be safe

    On issue of self-defense, be smart and be safe To the Editor: There are many things people say about self-defense: “You don’t need to study empty hand self-defense; just carry a gun.” “It’s no good to carry a gun because most people who

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