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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters sharing views on public schools, ballot measures, candidates running for office, city development, school bond

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

*Write in Thompson for House Dist. 23*Jaffer has number of key qualities*Nearman's strong beliefs an asset*Goss best choice for Sate House*Johnson will bring wisdom to council*Monmouth peafowl enjoyable to watch*Dallas school levy a good investment*Lions' cruise in keeps on growing*Consider Thompson as write-in choice*Many made MVCA event a success*Commissioner we need is Craig Pope*Help to maintain school buildings*Area youth garden benefitting many*Owner of Event Center an asset*School measure won't raise taxes

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

*Evans best choice for District 20 race*Tree planting help greatly appreciated*School bond a real win-win for district*Davis makes sense for House Dist. 23*Great value exists in bond measure*Is BOC incumbent the right choice?*Nearman stands up for what is right*Support for Ford program valued*Ignore the games, vote Pope for BOC

EDITORIALS

*Welcome WOU students *Development of some old buildings a welcome sight *Celebrate all things hops this weekend in Independence park

*Welcome WOU students*Development of some old buildings a welcome sight*Celebrate all things hops this weekend in Independence park

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

*Air quality deters Polk County tourism*Ad campaign has reader wondering*Support bond to keep up schools*Slow down to avoid hitting animals*Elect Johnson for Monmouth council*Johnson will protect public interest*Godsey Road not safe for pedestrians*Vote yes on Measure 27-116

EDITORIALS

Surge in enrollment good news for area

Both districts will need to take a close look at how the increase in enrollment will affect class size, and parents should be aware, too.

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GUEST OPINION

Dallas school bond request an investment in buildings

The board makes many decisions that affect the operations of our schools, but this November we are asking you to help us with an important decision.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

*City administrator should live in town*County needs to be more welcoming

EDITORIALS

Global perceptions of abuse surprising

Data probed the perceptions often used by individuals to justify violent acts on society’s most innocent.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

*Our world endured summer suffering*Pot: Police could help parents more*Evans would bring integrity to position

EDITORIALS

Guidelines to follow for election letters

Election season has arrived once again in Polk County.

GUEST COMMENTARY

Time to take a strong stand against e-cigarette usage

In a sign of how much the world wants to end the habit for nicotine, 179 countries have joined a 2005 treaty that restricts tobacco use.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

*Community made event a success

EDITORIALS

News is good as we head back to school

For the first time in a number of years, there is exciting news going on in many of our local districts as we enter a new school year.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

*Put away gadgets, learn something*Businesses step up for library program*Senior center plan doesn't make sense*Changes to county fair are appreciated

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