Letters

  • Paid endorsement: Support Sherow, Davis and Carlin with your votes

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is running unopposed for her seventh term in the Kansas House or Representatives. Sydney’s supporters know that if they stay home on Nov. 4, they will miss the opportunity to help repair the damage done .

  • Deadline nears to get bricks for Armed Forces Memorial

    To the Editor: Citizens of Manhattan and Riley County are reminded that twice a year, names of veterans and loved ones are placed in the patio area of the Riley County Armed Forces Memorial. Names to be added in time .

  • Kobach ignored his duty in Taylor ballot controversy

    To the Editor: The Kansas Supreme Court in the case of Taylor v. Kobach applied elementary and uniformly recognized principles of statutory interpretation when it decided that Chad Taylor’s request to withdraw as a candidate for the U.S. .

  • KSU’s marching band was spectacular Saturday

    To the Editor: It was another good job by the KSU football team Saturday night. However, that was a superb performance by the Pride of Wildcat Land Marching Band. What a marvelous halftime show honoring our military service personnel. The .

  • K-State should bring back VIP parking west of stadium

    To the Editor: I was watching “College Game-day” on Saturday on ESPN; it featured tailgating at Ole Miss. It brought back good memories of when tailgating at K-State football games used to be that much fun. The current numbered parking .

  • Visitor will long remember act of kindness at Target

    To the Editor: I do not know if your newspaper has an “Acts of Kindness” column, but I want to share an experience that I had on Sept. 28 at the Target store in Manhattan.  After a day of kayaking, .

  • ‘Goofy’ election law exposes problems with partisanship

    To the Editor: Kansans have not always voted as blockheads and only for their party’s candidates. This pri-marily Republican state has elected Democrats for governor —women, at that. Also, Sens. Bob Dole and Nancy Kassebaum worked with both parties .

  • Even unopposed, Carlin deserves citizens’ votes

    To the Editor: Although Kansas state Rep. Sydney Carlin is running un-opposed in the 66th House District, I believe new residents need to know how she has served the interests of our city. One way is by being a strong .

  • Residents can learn about science of climate change

    To the Editor: In response to Monday’s letter to the editor by Richard Kramer, I would like to make this invitation. This spring I will be offering a UFM class on the science of climate change (class dates are .

  • Being part of Manhattan’s growth has been a pleasure

    To the Editor: How does one say “Thanks” to Bethany Knipp for her article about me in the Sept. 22 issue of the Mercury without sounding smug and self-aware? Probably can’t be done, but Bethany deserves my deep appreciation for .

  • Those certain of warming are the real climate deniers

    To the Editor: The hot air coming out of the recent climate change summit at the United Nations continued unabated, although the dwin-dling attendance spoke loudly to the waning interest and abject failure of the flawed notion that man has .

  • We were treated superbly on road trip to K-State game

    To the Editor: On Sept. 17, I got in the car here in Auburn with three buddies and headed for Kansas. We were looking forward to a nice fall trip to see Auburn play your Wildcats. Upon arriving on campus, we .


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