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Letter: Councilman explains opposition to ballot measure on Rec Center

Letter to the Editor - Aug. 8, 2022

Regarding the council vote on the ballot issue to consider a half-cent city sales tax for the recreation center, the law requires the council vote must be a super-majority for the proposal to advance. That keeps imprudent plans off the ballot. Elections are expensive. As a councilman, my job is to consider all factors and […]

Letter: Councilman explains opposition to ballot measure on Rec Center

Letter to the Editor -

Regarding the council vote on the ballot issue to consider a half-cent city sales tax for the recreation center, the law requires the council vote must be a super-majority for the proposal to advance. That keeps imprudent plans off the ballot. Elections are expensive. As a councilman, my job is to consider all factors and […]

Inbox: Thanks for, and from, Nebraskaland Days

Letter to the Editor - Jul. 1, 2022

Thanks is a word that gets slung around a lot these days. Sometimes not very sincerely. In fact, my phone will auto populate that word as a reply to some text messages I get, as if an appropriate way to simply terminate a conversation. So, the word comes up short for me as I’ve reflected […]

Inbox: Thanks for, and from, Nebraskaland Days

Letter to the Editor -

Thanks is a word that gets slung around a lot these days. Sometimes not very sincerely. In fact, my phone will auto populate that word as a reply to some text messages I get, as if an appropriate way to simply terminate a conversation. So, the word comes up short for me as I’ve reflected […]

Inbox: My Flag

Letter to the Editor - May. 25, 2022

This is my flag. I fly it proudly. Someone wants me to lower it? I will not lower it to acknowledge the atrocities of some people. It is a shame but not a representation of our country. I will not lower it as a sign of the passing of politicians. No politician can serve year […]

Inbox: My Flag

Letter to the Editor -

This is my flag. I fly it proudly. Someone wants me to lower it? I will not lower it to acknowledge the atrocities of some people. It is a shame but not a representation of our country. I will not lower it as a sign of the passing of politicians. No politician can serve year […]