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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | April 22, 2013

    Many contributed to success of LASC’s Kick-Off Classic

    To The Editor: The Little Apple Soccer Club’s Kick-Off Classic tournament at Anneberg Park on April 13-14 was a huge success. We were honored that we were able to host 67 teams and were thrilled with the fact that we had teams travel from all

  • Letters | April 21, 2013

    A great time to celebrate, recognize area volunteers

    To the Editor: National Volunteer Week is April 21-27 and is designed to recognize all volunteers and celebrate the spirit of service in a community. RSVP of the Flint Hills Volunteer Center, which has an enrollment of approximately 375 individuals aged 55 and older, is celebrating 39 years

  • Letters | April 18, 2013

    Republicans responsible for defeat of gun bill

    To the Editor: Today’s gun safety vote in the U.S. Senate reinforces the position of the GOP as the “Guns-Over-People” party. How any caring person could vote against this so call “background check” bill is unbelievable to most citizens of this country torn

  • Letters | April 18, 2013

    Health fair participants deserve thanks

    To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff of the Riley County Health Department, volunteers and sponsors who took part in the Riley County Health Fair.  This was a wonderful opportunity for members of the community to receive

  • Letters | April 16, 2013

    If we were taxed as others are, U.S. would be stronger

    To the Editor: Monday was tax day.  Many on the right yell that we are so overtaxed they want to take their guns to Washington.

  • Letters | April 16, 2013

    4-Hers’ garage sale will help pay for Washington trip

    To The Editor: Citizen Washington Focus is a program offered to youth in the 4-H program. This June, 18 4-Hers and five chaperons will travel by bus to Washington, D.C., and stay at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md., where we

  • Letters | April 15, 2013

    Enjoy the poetry festival by reciting or just listening

    To the Editor: It’s time to get ready for the seventh annual Enid Stover Poetry Recitation Festival!  It will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Rose Garden in Manhattan’s City Park.

  • Letters | April 10, 2013

    Scott Marshall’s death likely caused by Lariam

    To the Editor: The Manhattan community has ample reason to mourn the loss of two loved and very productive citizens — Dr. Ron Marshall, who delivered thousands of babies in his time of service in Manhattan; and Chris Gruber, who supported the very important College of

  • Letters | April 10, 2013

    Legalizing marijuana use is wrong for many reasons

    To the Editor: Pasture burning time to pro-mote better livestock grazing has arrived. Smoke particles will be smelled, inhaled and seen in the big cities all over the area. Complaints will be heard. The EPA will get involved.

  • Letters | April 08, 2013

    Estabrook ought to keep focus on local school issues

    To the Editor: I was disappointed that Aaron Estabrook’s first official act after getting elected to the school board was to write a partisan political column criticizing our Republican congressman on issues not related to Manhattan schools.

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