Letters to the Editor
Sturtz is creative, understands economic issues, is a strong communicator, easily accessible, and uninfluenced by special interests.
Ines Segert would bring energy and open-mindedness to the Columbia School Board.
Good ideas, solid people skills, intelligence and the correct values make Sturtz the best choice for First Ward voters.
Everyone from the superintendent to the public have their pet projects, but nobody is willing to give one up.
The Columbia School District doesn't need more money. It needs better budgeting.
The Sneed family thanks the community, neighbors, firefighters and police and MU Health care for their support following the explosion of their parents’ home on McNab Drive.
Paul Sturtz would make the voices of First Ward citizens heard if he were elected to City Council.
Fred Parry, as part of his trustee duties, negotiated a fair lease with BJC HealthCare and should be given a vote in the upcoming election.
Construction of the new Ragtag Cinemacafe has been an interruption to the daily life of its neighbors, yet no one from the theater has acknowledged it.
Paul is quietly inspirational, and his humility allows others to work together to make big ideas like the Ragtag Cinemacafe and the True/False Film Festival happen in Columbia.
Sturtz will work for clear council procedures and for a future Columbia that is sustainable and has the quality of life that many here desire.
Paul Sturtz would represent the First Ward with the same kind of just, capable, well-informed and imaginative civic commitment he has applied to all his other work in Columbia.
The director of the program has continually invited anti-Israel speakers to campus without inviting anyone with opposing views.
As the most qualified candidate, Ines Segert is pushing for a more open and accountable board.
City Council and Planning Commission in need of a more comprehensive plan for Columbia’s future growth
Columbia officials forecast a population growth of 35,000 through out the next 12 years, and Sid Sullivan is concerned the city is not prepared for the change.
Missourians voted for stem cell research, but a judge now wants to overturn the 2006 decision.
I know something few other journalists know: Day after day, novelists are writing about us. Some of those writers actually work in newspaper, magazine, and broadcast newsrooms, but some of them have never even set foot inside a newsroom.
As the pope recently said, “Not one good thing has come out of the Iraq War.” However, I feel there has been much bad from this war.
Gov. Matt Blunt’s deputy chief of staff for communications responds to a comment in an editorial regarding Mrs. Blunt’s move to Jefferson City.
This proposal is opposed by the neighborhood associations in the Crosscreek vicinity and was voted against by the city Planning & Zoning Committee.