Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: On January 6, after over 12 hours of debate, the City Council voted to ratify the new three-year firefighters contract. I would like to thank all the members of our community who contacted me to share their thoughts about why they either more
To the Editor: Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were close friends back in 1965. They shared the dream that our nation should be "e;a place where civil and human rights would be inalienable rights, a country where more
To the Editor: Leap year 2020 will come with many challenges both foreseen and unseen. The concerns from 2019 will roll over with a few being resolved while others will appear with no apparent solutions. We are currently experiencing a disgruntle more
To the Editor: While I voted for the hiring policy change on December 19, 2019 to align with the new state statute now in effect as of January 1, 2020 to give full appointing power to the superintendent, I only did so because the policy is the best more
To the Editor: The first resolutions are for the Democrats in Congress. Please resolve to stop acting like 5-year-olds and taking temper tantrums because your candidate didn't win the election; and start working with Republicans on Immigration and NAFTA more
To the Editor: At a recent rally in Minnesota for President Trump, a supporter was spat on while giving a news interview. The culprit was a cowardly liberal protestor. The supporter's name was Dave Carlson, who was explaining to the reporter why he more
To the Editor: It is hard to believe that in a few days we will be entering the year 2020. It seems as though it was just yesterday that we were holding our breath to see what the Y2K fallout would be. I want to thank the Beacon for asking me to give more
To the Editor: Why is there so much pressure being applied to the City Council to push this fire department contract through? Why are taxpayers being turned away from a Council meeting? Why are some members of the City Council being verbally attacked and more
To the Editor: In the Dec. 12, 2019, letter titled "e;Anti-gun crowd won't stop until Americans are unarmed,"e; after the usual banal arguments and disingenuous notions (for example, that domestic abusers don't later use guns to kill their victims enough more
To the Editor: Does anyone else find it interesting that the more hate and venom the left tries to spread against our president and other normal thinking Americans the more foolish they appear? Do these leeches in Washington, and here in our home state, more
To the Editor: How important is it to be attractive in our society? As humans, we are frequently told it does not matter how we look on the outside if we are not proud of who we are on the inside. We are told our kindness to others can make us the most more
A Poem about Westbay Community Action's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Based on 'Twas the Night Before Christmas "e;Twas a night during winter-it was cold in the house, "e;We need help with our bills,"e; I said to my spouse. The furnace more
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