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Masks and social distancing are necessities due to toll of COVID-19

Letters to the editor
November 24, 2020

To the editor: With daily new coronavirus cases at a new high nationally, it is time for all of us to delay some gratification and make some sacrifices. Otherwise, hospitals and their exhausted staff...

Question on packing Supreme Court should have been answered during election

Letters to the editor
November 24, 2020

To the editor: President and Vice President candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris refused to answer the question “what is your policy about ‘packing’ the Supreme Court?” They said they will...

Electoral College is contrary to democracy by ignoring popular votes

Letters to the editor
November 24, 2020

To the editor: What about the Electoral College issue? The Electoral College was established by Article II of the Constitution, amended by the 12th Amendment in 1804, and is operational in presidential elections only. Originally,...

City shouldn’t ignore traffic study as requirement for Bombers Rugby

Letters to the editor
November 23, 2020

To the editor: After rushing a lease with the the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club, Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis and the Board of Aldermen required a traffic study to ensure safety, a common sense response...

Let us give thanks, for us and future generations

Let us give thanks, for us and future generations
By Deborah Baker, Publisher November 23, 2020

After nearly a year, many of us now feel this pandemic’s ghostly presence as it touches those we know. St. Louis County is tightening restrictions on local businesses once again. Without businesses...

War on COVID-19 can be won by wearing a mask

War on COVID-19 can be won by wearing a mask
November 23, 2020

Are we at war with COVID-19? That was the explicit message from the leaders of St. Louis hospitals last week, as they emphasized how they’re fighting a battle on the frontline of a raging pandemic,...

Take our poll: Do you support St. Louis County’s new stay-at-home advisory?

 St. Louis County Executive Sam Page attends the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 Mile Garden, a food truck garden in Affton that is the first in the state. The food truck garden officially opened July 3.
November 18, 2020

With COVID-19 cases overwhelming hospitals, St. Louis County residents will be encouraged for the next month to stay home and only leave to go to work, school, medical care, grocery shopping and other...

Abstentions shouldn’t be miscounted as ‘no’ votes

Abstentions shouldn’t be miscounted as ‘no’ votes
November 10, 2020

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen decided in a 5-3 vote in September to count abstentions as no votes. This may seem like one of those “inside baseball”-type decisions that has no impact on the everyday...

Reader defends Electoral College, but not the ‘do-nothing’ politicians

Letters to the editor
November 1, 2020

To the editor: Two topics of concern: The Electoral College has been operating smoothly for more than 200 years. In recent years (2000 and 2016) the winner of the presidential election actually lost...

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