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Letter: Vote to approve library levy, keep evolving service

Vote to approve the library levy

Editor:

Our library in Charleston, as well as the libraries in the rest of Kanawha County, are as American as apple pie, and like apple pie, we assume it will always be available for us. Several Saturdays...

Letter: Vote to approve library levy, keep evolving service

Vote to approve the library levy

Editor:

Our library in Charleston, as well as the libraries in the rest of Kanawha County, are as American as apple pie, and like apple pie, we assume it will always be available for us. Several Saturdays...

Letter: Some people have pink flamingos; W.Va. has ostriches

Editor:

I’m pretty sure you’ve seen them, haven’t you? In fact, excuse me, maybe you have some yourself. My son in Boston has a couple of cute, endearing, basically useless plastic flamingos in his garden that used to be his ...

Letter: Coal money corrupts W.Va. politics

Editor:

Per your editorial “Broken record: Only one issue?” (Aug. 12), it is interesting to consider how the coal industry that provides only 20,000 West Virginia jobs and has historically left an economic dead zone in the counties ...

Dunbar mayor has mismanaged road construction project

Editor:

I am not surprised that a recent Dunbar City Council meeting had residents complaining about road construction issues. This project is terribly managed by Mayor Terry D. Greenlee.

There is no excuse for road construction...

Ferguson, Mo., offers lesson for election time

Shooting of Michael Brown points to troubling statistics

Editor:

The shooting death of 18-year-old Ferguson, Missouri resident Michael Brown, and the ensuing outrage expressed worldwide, is, unfortunately, not a unique occurrence....

New Jersey couple grateful for West Virginians’ hospitality

Editor:

On Aug. 11 my husband was in a roll-over accident on I-79. Our deepest gratitude goes to the Good Samaritan who promptly notified the West Virginia State Police, to the many physicians and nurses at the Charleston Area Medical Center...

When did UC move from South Ruffner to Kanawha City?

Editor:

As a native of Charleston and a trustee of the University of Charleston, I was taken aback to see that the Gazette had moved the University to Kanawha City. During all my years growing up just two blocks from UC (then Morris Harvey...

Capitol workers very kind to demonstrators

Editor:

I would like to thank the personnel who work in the Capitol building for the extreme kindness and consideration offered to me and my friend Mike Roselle during our 19-day fast in the building as a witness to the negative environmental...

Senatorial candidates’ voting records are telling

Editor:

Two letters were posted side by side to offer a balanced editorial on the upcoming senatorial race. To be fair, would be to post the voting records of Shelley Capito, David McKinley and Bill Johnson on issues concerning the citizens of...

Coal industry has declared war on W.Va.

Editor:

The voters who do want a change and do not turn out to vote could be the ones that would make the real difference in some races, such as with Shelley Moore Capito and Natalie Tennant. I do think this could at least be a close race....

Meth problem was discussed in balanced, constructive manner

Editor:

The July 30 Gazette editorial and July 31 news story by Eric Eyre were balanced, constructive pieces addressing the pseudoephedrine-methamphetamine public health problem. In fairness, although I disagreed with his...

Throwing garbage out of vehicle is disrespectful

Editor:

I would like to expand on the July 25 letter from John and Ann Nicely (“Keep W.Va. green and clean”) regarding litter in our state.

To say that I am “appalled” by all the trash thrown along our roadways...

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