Letters to the editor

Letter to the editor: Squirrel Scramble not way to introduce ­youth to nature
February 11, 2009
With regard to the Tonganoxie squirrel hunt story in the Feb. 6 edition of the paper (Lawrence Journal-World) I must ask: So some people see killing 2,000 or more squirrels in a single day as good old-fashioned fun? And not just any squirrels either, but the heaviest and healthiest — those best able to survive and keep the genes of the species healthy?
Letter to the editor: Event viewed as slaughter
February 11, 2009
Someone please tell me what the slaughter of squirrels adds to the life of our community.
Letter to the editor: Government should supply answers
January 28, 2009
Listening to all the talk about President Obama’s coming stimulus plan, another idea occurred to me. At the moment, his plan will cost something on the order of $800 billion in borrowed money.
Letter to the editor: Reader appreciates Remember When column
January 28, 2009
I would like to take this opportunity to thank The Mirror and Billie Aye for continuing to publish the “Remember When” column in the weekly paper.
Letter to the editor: Story is encouraging
January 28, 2009
Good piece by Benton Smith on the “Boys of Steel” author (“Author urges THS students to follow through on dreams,” Jan. 14 issue).
Letter to the editor: Board members should be given support
January 28, 2009
Regardless of whether Tonganoxie USD 464 patrons support the school board’s recent decision regarding Superintendent Erickson’s contract renewal, please support our school board members.
Letter to the editor:
Majority not represented in board’s decision
January 21, 2009
I appreciate the commitment of the school board members who serve in a thankless position, but I am extremely disappointed in the board’s latest decision.
Letter to the editor: Resident ashamed of board’s decision
January 14, 2009
Tonight I am ashamed to be represented by a school board that has chosen to place small-town politics and personal grudges before the welfare of our students.
Letter to the editor: Protect our young drivers
January 14, 2009
The past three years, several organizations interested in reducing crashes involving young drivers, including AAA, have advocated strengthening the Kansas graduated driver licensing (GDL) system before the Kansas Legislature.
Letter to the editor: community generous during holiday season
January 7, 2009
What a great community we live in!
Letter to the editor: Government out of control
January 7, 2009
How much can I say in 300 words?
Letter to the editor: Taxes far from “privilege”
November 25, 2008
We received our real estate tax statement a few days ago and I am wondering when the taxes will be reduced according to what we could sell for with the downturn in housing.
Letter to the editor: Official optimistic about Vick’s rehabilitation
November 19, 2008
Shortly after Michael Vick was indicted on federal dogfighting charges, he attended an empathy class at PETA’s headquarters in Norfolk, Va.
Letter to the editor: Increasing administrator salary not wise in these tough times
October 29, 2008
Obviously, Tonganoxie is miraculously shielded from the federal, state and county financial crises that are plaguing our country.