Letters to the Editor

Letter: Editorial cartoon fostered division

I wish The Gazette had not published Mike Lester's political cartoon in the Saturday, Sept. 24, edition. The cartoonist probably intended to imply tha ...

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Letter: Honor Flight was humbling experience

Having just returned from an Eastern Iowa Honor Flight to our nation's capital, I wish to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to Kevin Vogel, E ...

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Letter: Time to patrol traffic on Interstate 380

It's not if I am going to die on Interstate 380 between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, it is when.Have you traveled that highway? Cars drive 80 or 90 mil ...

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Letter: Gift of reason allows us to be flexible

Donald Trump may see the immigration issue in a different light today than when he first spoke of it. Man's gift of reason allows him to be flexible. ...

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Letter: Keep cats indoors to protect song birds

I am writing in the hope that our city's cat owners will read and understand how important it is to keep your cats in your home. Songbirds are beginni ...

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Letter: Thank you, St. Luke’s, for genuine care

On Sept. 19, my dad had to have surgery at St. Luke's Hospital scheduled as an outpatient. The surgery ended up being more complicated than expected a ...

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Letter: Humbled by kindness of strangers

To United Way volunteer Chris and his crew and to the anonymous man driving by in a truck with sandbags Friday night: heartfelt thanks for your help s ...

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Letter: Volunteers proof we live in caring community

When I read in The Gazette that help was needed at the Cherry Building to move Cedar Rapids Public Library's books from the basement to higher ground, ...

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Letter: Former Iowan grateful for video coverage

Sunday morning, I sat at my home in Las Vegas wondering how bad the flooding was at my 80+ year old mother's farm near Vinton. Unable to reach her or ...

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Letter: Complex problem requires willingness to solve

Sen. Joni Ernst (#x201c;Raising awareness about veteran suicide,#x201d; Sept. 18) is correct to express concern about this issue. It is not isolated t ...

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Letter: Streets no place for bicyclists

Bicycle riders, we see them every day. They don't signal turns and they run stop lights and signs. They ride the wrong way on streets and they ride on ...

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Letter: Let the middle class have a voice

Crestwood Ridge complex - just what this city needs another condo/apartment complex. Give me a break. It is just developers being greedy and seeing th ...

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Letter: Tips for driving safely on I-380

Because closing the Highway 965 bridge over the Iowa River has shifted more traffic onto Interstate 380, all drivers need to take some simple precauti ...

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Letter: There is no equal justice for all

About two months ago there was a robbery and the police stopped and aimed guns at an unarmed peaceful citizen who #x201c;looked like#x201d; the descri ...

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Letter: Government is dangerous, disliked

The city will spend $13,277 per acre on 36 acres, not to purchase and own it, but to plant saplings on it at a cost of $637 per sapling. Perhaps we al ...

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