October 19, 2014

School board appointment process democratic

Mark  Granell
President, USD 231 school board
I am writing in response to your editorial of Sept. 25, titled “Board uses questionable procedure to replace exiting members.” Given the lack of balance in both your reporting on the process for …

Taxpayers to foot bill for running trucks through downtown Gardner

David Bohen
Gardner
The poor Kansas taxpayers. They will have to pay to relocate the weigh stations that are located on Interstate 35, just south of the Gardner exit, to a few miles north.
Why, one would ask: The answer …

Open letter to citizens about car lot

Chris  Morrow
Mayor of Gardner
In the interest of clarity and full disclosure I’m writing this letter to inform our citizens and to provide them a timeline regarding the city’s dealings with Singh Food & Gas Service and their tenant …

An open letter to the citizens of Gardner regarding Gardner Auto Sales

Chris Morrow

Mayor of Gardner

In the interest of clarity and full disclosure I’m writing this letter to inform our citizens and to provide them a timeline regarding the city’s dealings with Singh Food & Gas Service and their tenant …

Board should consider offering transport to fair

Katy Hoffman
Gardner
My husband and I enjoy the Johnson County Fair, renewing acquaintances, eating the fair food, visiting the exhibits and attending events at the arena.
It becomes difficult sometimes to participate.  On Thursday evening, we were headed to …

Facebook page mix of mostly good postings

Floyd D. Pretz 
Gardner
In the July 17 issue of The Gardner News, Danedri Thompson wrote an opinion piece titled ‘Social media paints ugly picture of Gardner’.
The overall theme of Thompson’s opinion piece was that our Facebook group …

Purchase, use of portable truck scales would be a win-win for Gardner

Paul Shnorenberg
Gardner

I read with interest your article on Police Officer Huff and his training concerning the inspection of trucks that pass through Gardner. I also read with interest the article in the “Our View” section concerning the purchase …

An open letter from resident to Gardner City Council

Nate Louderback
Gardner
Dear Gardner City Council,
My name is Nate Louderback and I am a resident of Gardner in the 10th precinct. It has come to my attention that there is a very important discussion that is going to …

Emerging wind industry meeting economic, technological challenges

Bill Lucas
Gardner
This is in response to Bill Gunderson case against wind energy published on March 20, 2013.
All forms of green energy face both technological and economic challenges that almost every emerging technology has faced thorough out history.  …

Kansas liquor laws should benefit consumers, not special interests

Joe Grieshaber
President, Dillon Stores
One of the many benefits of Kansas living are the free market principles valued by the people and initiated by the State. Yet, in one area, we’ve long avoided changing how adult beverages are sold, …