Letters to the Editor
Don't forget the bombing of the USS Cole in the changed political atmosphere; instead, contact your representatives — local, statewide, nationwide — to voice your opinion on the trial of suspected terrorist Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri.
Besides wind and solar energy, nuclear power offers the next best alternative to securing America's energy-independence.
The Columbia Public School Board is narrowing down its list of five candidates to focus on economically savvy, community-involved individuals. The final candidates will be announced by Sunday and will answer public questions in meetings next week.
Industry-funded studies of the chemical found in hard plastics and metal food cans cannot be trusted.
A wind turbine farm in Boone County will not generate enough energy for Columbia.
A Columbia resident expresses anger over the theft of her son's paycheck. With the loss of the money, her and her family's lifestyle is being affected.
School Board member Ines Segert should be commended for doing what she thinks is right for both her family and community.
Immigration law and border control should be addressed with a positive approach.
The blockade in Gaza is illegal under international law, yet the U.S. government continues to arm Israel.
In honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., everyone should try to increase their awareness of the extra work society requires of some people and not others.
CPS Board member Ines Segert is doing a good job. She voices opinions at meetings and shares her reasoning.
Citizen clarifies statement about police communications.
Modern Whig Party seeks workable solutions based on common ground.
The material is one of the most tested substances in food today.
Nothing can justify the Israelis' behavior toward Palestinians.
The Ninth District congressman signed the DividedWeFail.org pledge in June, and he plans to keep his promise.
Affordable health care and repairing a broken financial system should be Congress' top priorities.
The new administrations at every level could benefit from the Sim-induced creativity of our youths.
Newspapers have a lock on local information, but too many are preoccupied with the Internet to capitalize on it.
In a new year change starts with small steps, such as campaigning for the Humane Society and renovating houses rather than tearing them down.