Letters to the Editor

Letter: Vanorny is the voice Cedar Rapids needs

Cedar Rapids is my home in every sense of the word. I grew up here, I attended school here all the way through my bachelor's degree and I choose to ra ...

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Letter: Alliant’s solar program is misleading

I am writing to echo Becky Stanfield's assessment of the Beyond Solar program in her Aug. 28 guest column #x201c;Is Beyond Solar program a bit shady?# ...

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Letter: Frustration with the health care system

Having worked more than 40 years in public health in Linn County, I have witnessed frustration with the health care system. I wanted to share a person ...

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Letter: Congratulations to our newest citizens

I was extremely happy to read the article of our new U.S. citizens. Due to hard work and dedication, and more importantly, following the laws, rules a ...

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Letter: Keep the DACA program

The Trump administration is trying to end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), but I believe it should be kept. In Iowa, there are approxima ...

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Letter: President Trump says what he thinks

The country gets it: the Democrats and the media cannot accept the fact that Donald Trump is our elected president.We didn't elect a good ol' boy and ...

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Letter: Time to sponsor official peace treaty

The United States and South Korea are technically still at war with North Korea because the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce and not a peace ...

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Letter: State supported flood protection project

The Sept. 18 article #x201c;Work underway on flood protection project#x201d; did a good job providing the sights, sounds and goals of the major flood ...

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Letter: Cash donations better than stuff

I've been to and observed many disasters and the scenes often are heartbreaking. The generosity of the American people shines during these times. But ...

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Letter: Display national debt during sporting events

I'm thinking that wherever people gather to worship the coveted sports that it be made mandatory the scoreboard show the USA national debt. In this ga ...

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Letter: Harvey and Irma say “wake-up!”

The two severe hurricanes in the last few weeks should remind us of what science has been telling us for years. The climate is warming due to the ever ...

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Letter: Israel Anti-Boycott bill discussed at event

There is a bill in Congress - both the House and the Senate - called the Anti-Boycott bill. To me, that sounds almost un-American. After all, boycotts ...

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Letter: Licensing constitutes infringement

A Sept. 3 letter writer objected to proposed federal legislation that would allow concealed-carry reciprocity between our 50 states because there are ...

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Letter: Place pressure on CN to fix railroad crossing

The Canadian National Railroad crossing 23-40 on Central City Road (E-16) has been terribly rough since the county overlaid the road with concrete. Th ...

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Letter: Visit sculptures in Marion’s Lowe Park

To everyone in the Cedar Rapids and Marion area:If you have not been to Lowe Park and seen the amazing art sculptures by J. Aaron Alderman, you are mi ...

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