Letters to the Editor
The Political Courage Test for candidates, which is reviewed by Project Vote Smart, is filtered through many layers, making it a fair and balanced questionnaire.
Obama’s values not consistent with our country’s history.
One Columbia voter grew up in a conservative household, but his belief in freedom, equality and humanity led to support for Obama.
Perhaps we need a president who knows the difference between a boss who “goes by the book,” and one who realizes that some unintended circumstances may arise.
Parents and students need to follow traffic laws and be mindful of pedestrians as they drive on roads near campus and throughout Columbia.
There is a wave of spirit washing across the plains these days.
Voters must consider the candidates' platform and position on off-shore oil drilling and production.
First Ward resident finds use of Tasers to be disturbing, sad and sickening.
It is never appropriate for any government official to analogize that their position is parental in any fashion. An adult person with a disability is first and foremost a person. If they require a conservatorship or guardianship, they currently have the inability to manage their proprieties and have additional concerns and strife that the average person is fortunate enough not to have. They do not deserve being patronized.
Why are Columbia Public Schools failing the MAP? Many Columbia Public Schools failed to score ‘proficient’ on standardized tests.
Her history of advocacy for family and children's issues makes her a strong candidate for 23rd District state representative
Southern Boone County commissioner candidate explains the difference between up-zoning and down-zoning and how it is important to Boone County.
Amy Bremer is an accomplished professional chemical engineer, with both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees with honors, a solid homeowner and tax payer and a rising community leader.
Columbia resident voices concerns of Taser use by police both for the public
Veterans are admitted into VA hospitals by priorities including the percents of service-connected disabilities, income and receipt of a purple heart.
PedNet director Ian Thomas has said the extension is inexpensive and could raise property values around it. Others say the extension is a move to spend federal money quickly.
Mary Still, candidate for the 25th District, is a mentor, teacher and friend.
He says his candidacy is not about building a long career, but making a difference.
Getting hip surgery confirms the fact that Columbia is paradise after dealing with doctors, surgeons and a recovery center staffed by angels.
Residents shouldn't be upset that trails will be built near their homes.