Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | August 28, 2013

    Huelskamp poorly informed about rights of LGBT citizens

    To the Editor: I attended the town hall meeting hosted last Friday by Rep. Tim Huelskamp and would like to comment about an answer he provided to one of the questions asked. The question focused on his introducing into the House of Representatives the Federal

  • Letters | August 28, 2013

    Vesta, Job Corps workers deliver community service

    To the Editor: I just read in the Topeka Capital Journal about Bergman School’s completion of an ADA accessible playground. Great credit goes to Principal Lori Martin and all of the dedicated parents who believed in the project and raised a hefty chunk of

  • Letters | August 27, 2013

    Can we restore memorial so it is used as intended?

    To the editor: Following the Second World War, communities throughout the country deliberated on the type of memorials to build to honor those soldiers who served. On Sept. 12, 1945, the Kansas City Times wrote, “Any memorial must be one of utility, with resistance to anything that

  • Letters | August 27, 2013

    College Hill’s condition should be a lesson to voters

    To the Editor: Well, here we go again. The paint’s barely dry on USD 383’s $97.5 million school bond con-struction and we have another school building crisis.

  • Letters | August 26, 2013

    League seeks nominations for Good Government Award

    To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County is accepting nominations for the Edith L. Stunkel Good Government Award. The award will be presented on Sunday, Sept. 15, in a program to be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Blue Earth

  • Letters | August 26, 2013

    ‘Repurposing’ auditorium doesn’t disrespect veterans

    To the Editor: As our city commissioners do their best to serve all the people of Manhattan in the most money-saving way possible, the issue of the Peace Memorial Auditorium has arisen. It is suggested that “the people” be heard from. So far, that has

  • Letters | August 22, 2013

    World War II vets say they want auditorium preserved

    To The Editor: The WW II Veterans of Meadowlark Hills would like to go on record in support of renovating and modernizing Peace Memorial Auditorium, its stage and balcony— instead of using it for government offices.

  • Letters | August 21, 2013

    Focus on suicide prevention

    To the Editor: Sept 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week and Sept. 10 is National Suicide Awareness Day.  There will be educational events across the nation to raise awareness of the signs of suicide and encourage communities to engage in suicide prevention activities. Ninety percent

  • Letters | August 20, 2013

    Our congressman sounds like he’s awfully afraid

    To the Editor: Like you, and everyone else in Kansas’ First District, I recently received in the mail Representative Huelskamp’s “mid-year update from our nation’s capital.” His opening letter was well-written, and provided a nice summary of events in which he participated on

  • Letters | August 20, 2013

    Preserve Peace Memorial Auditorium

    To the Editor: Over the past few weeks I have been following the ongoing debate about Manhattan’s Memorial Auditorium at City Hall. While I no longer live in Manhattan, my family has had roots there since the Civil War and I still consider it

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