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LETTERS

  • Thanking Stottlemire 8/11/2014

    In the past year, I’ve personally learned first-hand how much time goes into serving in public office. During this time, Don Stottlemire has bee ...

  • Who’s to blame? 8/6/2014

    As the saying goes, “We have seen the enemy, and the enemy is us.” I have decided after watching the past six years of politics, that quot ...

  • Legalize it 8/6/2014

    Silver Haired Legislative representatives from across Kansas passed — by more than a two-thirds majority — a resolution urging the Kansas ...

  • Price to shelter 8/6/2014

    [The following is a response to a July 8 Reader Forum submission, “What taxpayers need to know about Prairie Paws,” by J.E. “Jim” Trendel.]  Shame on you. Were you at the Franklin County Board of Commissioners meeting when the comment was made about it costing more to shelter an anim ...

  • Stand behind Finch 8/1/2014

    My family and I have recently returned to Kansas after leaving for a decade or so, and have chosen to make Ottawa our home. When our state was so sham ...

  • Disappointed in Roberts 8/1/2014

    If one is tired of Washington’s dysfunctional, often corrupt ways, how much sense does it make to re-elect a man — Pat Roberts — who ...

  • Who is the Kansas Values Institute? 8/1/2014

    During the past several weeks, the Kansas Values Institute, a (c)(4) group based in Topeka, has been sending tens of thousands of dollars of mail on b ...

  • Know your Republican 7/30/2014

    You can tell it’s an election year! The amount of mail being delivered across Kansas alone is helping to close the U.S. Postal Service’s d ...

  • Aligned with zealots 7/30/2014

    I am appalled at the statements made by Bob Fluke in his candidacy for Kansas House District 59, in which I live. I have to wonder what he missed in h ...

  • Blessed daughter, disappointed schoolmate 7/30/2014

    I grew up with Blaine Finch. We went to school together, have mutual friends, talked about our life goals and both graduated from Ottawa High School. ...

  • Digging in 7/30/2014

    While chief executive officer at Ransom Memorial Hospital I was pleased to work with state Rep. Blaine Finch, R-Ottawa. Ottawa and Franklin County hav ...

  • Voter ‘suppression’ 7/30/2014

    I wanted to bring some facts to the surface about Jeanny Sharp’s July 26 editorial rant about Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State, who is run ...

  • Uplift our district 7/28/2014

    There at least three types of people with whom we must interface with in some way during our lifetime: those who do nothing at all; those who drag oth ...

  • Stop to help 7/28/2014

    A few weeks ago in the Walmart parking lot, an older woman fell. A young lady with her was trying to help her up. But sometimes it takes more than one ...

  • Primary is important 7/25/2014

    As the Aug. 5 primary election approaches, a few points should be considered. Too many people think primaries are unimportant, but that simply gives m ...

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