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Voice you opinion on garbage bags

Voice you opinion on garbage bags

Editor:

Recently you printed that Charleston is going to solicit bids for garbage bags again. Hopefully your readers will let city officials know how much they like bags that are too small to fit over the...

Monument status benefits hunters and anglers

Monument status benefits hunters and anglers

Editor:

I was encouraged to read Doug Humphreys’ Op-ed concerning our hunting values and the Monongahela National Forest. I am an avid hunter and, like Mr. Humphreys, I spend a great...

Hurricane water bill is an outrage

Hurricane water bill is an outrage

Editor:

Both of my wife’s parent past away recently. They lived the last 25 years or so in a small ranch home in Hurricane. We are now in the process of settling their estates. In May we received a ...

Tobacco is a crime but rape isn’t?

Tobacco is a crime but rape isn’t?

Editor:

What a justice system we have in our great state of West Virginia. Our Supreme Court will pardon the state for being liable for its employees, some of which are rapists. Have you ever...

Letter: Republican values are not W.Va. values

Protect Kanawha State Forest from mining

Editor:

So, “Coal Keeps the Lights On.” Maybe, but it also destroys our land, markedly increases global warming, and the dust from mining makes us all ill.

Sure, we should...

W.Va. Department of Highways should inspect Preston County roads

DOH should inspect Preston County roads

Editor:

I can remember my father stating that his mother, Nancy Jane Hayes Sisler, used to take three days to travel by horse and buggy from Terra Alta to Hazelton to visit her sister, Rebecca Hayes...

Letter: Federal government does more damage than a team name

Editor:

The federal government has done more to harm the Native American culture than anyone else. How about the American Indian Removal Act in 1830? Now if Congress wants to do something else stupid, why not change the name of Tomahawk missiles,...

Letter: Democracy failing in the Middle East

Editor:

In the hubris of the Bush administration, minions of the American Enterprise Institute gained control of both the presidency and the Defense Department with a self-concocted scheme to bring about democracy across the Middle East. The...

Letter: Keep W.Va. green and clean

Editor:

Having done some extensive traveling throughout West Virginia, we were appalled at all the trash that had been thrown out on the roads and in the ditches.

I think the beautiful state of West Virginia needs a lot of signs put up...

Colleges seek prestige and tuition rises

Colleges seek prestige and tuition rises

Editor:

In your editorial about college debt getting way out of hand, as usual you blamed the GOP. However, I was reminded of several articles I have read in your paper and others. They alleged...

Will GOP measures ruin local VA clinic?

Editor:

Regarding the trials and tribulations of veterans attempting to get their well-earned medical care from certain VA hospitals and clinics: I feel that I and other veterans in the Charleston...

Wall Street Journal engages in warmongering

Wall Street Journal engages in warmongering

Editor:

The Wall Street Journal opinion page of June 20, states: “We would support that goal [The battlefield defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq] if the administration were serious about...

Obama damaging the free press

Obama damaging the free press

Editor:

My former hometown paper, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, is to Pittsburgh what the Gazette is to Charleston. Both papers having endorsed Barack Obama for president in both 2008 and 2012. But on June 8,...

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