Letters to the Editor
Judith Miles, a physician in Columbia, shares why she believes Betsy Peters should be elected as Sixth Ward councilwoman.
Jerry Kennett is running for a seat on the Boone Hospital Board of Trustees.
Judi Privitt, an educator with Columbia Public Schools and a member of Columbia Missouri National Education Association, shares why Darin Preis should be elected for Columbia School Board.
Columbia resident Wayne Brekhus supports Betsey Peters for Sixth Ward City Council.
David Leuthold of Columbia supports Betsy Peters for the Sixth Ward council seat because she is a neighborhood activist and owner of rental properties on East Campus.
Darin Preis' devotion to the community, children and teachers is why he must remain on the board.
Betsy Peters will thoughtfully listen, research and vote for what she thinks is best for our community.
Peters is a practicing physician who advocates cooperation and compromise to achieve growth and quality of life.
Darin Preis makes decisions based on research and input from those involved, Jack Jensen writes.
There's still time, but the clock is ticking on legislators to enact tax cuts.
The failure to expand Medicaid has left 300,000 Missouri residents unable to afford health insurance.
His intelligence and knowledge allow him to take on many jobs and excel at all. He has a phenomenal memory and recall, which are vital in any task. He has real compassion for people and strives to improve their lives.
In this letter supporting Jerry Kennett for Boone Hospital trustee, he is described as a caring, capable physician and citizen.
In this letter supporting Jerry Kennett for Boone Hospital trustee, he is described as a patient, dedicated professional.
Taking large amounts of plastic trash out of the environment is worth having to try to make some adjustments for roll carts.
Those who faithfully compost and recycle plastic, glass, cardboard and paper don't deserve an expensive switch to accommodate those who do not, said Carolyn Doll.
Philip G. Peters said Darin Preis brings a positive, can-do attitude to the Columbia Board of Education.
Columbians resist a system that is more complex, slower in pickup and aesthetically ugly. Plastic roll carts require more work. They need cleaning and moving to and from the driveway and necessitate additional storage by the city and by every home, many of which lack garages or even driveways for placing roll carts.
Mr. Clayton may not realize what he is facing or what he is experiencing at the time of his execution, but we will and we are not mentally or morally incompetent.
If newly-elected representatives must start fundraising so quickly after their election, why not help relieve the problem by staggering their terms in office.