Opinion

To the editor: It was with great interest that my husband and I, both attorneys, read the article on the proposed band shell in Richfield’s Veterans Memorial Park. There is one interesting point that I have not yet seen raised in any of the discussions. The city often refers to its own Parks Master Plan [...]

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Sometimes you guess right, but as a reporter you can never know from one week to the next what will strike a chord with readers. Several years ago I wrote a column questioning and criticizing the wisdom of a decision by the Shorewood City Council. I looked at the cost of the decision, and the [...]

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To the editor: City Councilmembers Ron Case and Brad Aho, along with former School Boardmember Jan Eian, have made it clear in commentaries that there’s no need for the voters to have a voice on the proposed $19.4 million aquatic center addition to the community center. Aho called a referendum a “burden” on the taxpayers [...]

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To the editor: In response to Mike Menzel’s letter of April 10, “Make changes for the Environment,” the principle change crying out to be made is to refrain from using (and publishing without comment) the worn, erroneous phrase, “…irrefutable science about how our use of fossil fuels is accelerating climate change…” Not only is this [...]

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By Kevin Staunton Guest Columnist   Hope Melton’s recent guest column (“Citizens for a Better Grandview Supports Preservation of Public Land,” March 27) warns that the city’s former Public Works site is “headed for private development.” In her zeal to sound the alarm over private development of public property, Ms. Melton neglected to share some [...]

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