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Our Call: Will of the people or not, Koenig says just get a job

Our Call: Will of the people or not, Koenig says just get a job

June 11, 2021

As Ronald Reagan once said, “There you go again.” The Republicans in our esteemed Missouri Legislature are at it again, disregarding the will of the people who voted for Medicaid expansion in the...

Our Call: Preserving historic cabin has a value beyond money

Our Call: Preserving historic cabin has a value beyond money

June 3, 2021

Crestwood city officials have a once-in-a-lifetime decision to make next week: Whether or not to pay to move a 200-year-old log cabin from Affton to the city-owned Sappington House in Crestwood, doubling...

Letters to the editor

Student: More screen time is a problem overlooked during pandemic

June 3, 2021

To the editor: My name is Alex Kilker and I am a junior at Lindbergh High School. This year in my human anatomy class, I have been studying the effects of screen time on people’s overall heath. After...

Letters to the editor

Students can go overboard with energy drinks, warns of health issue

June 2, 2021

To the editor: Hello. My name is Avery Meyer and I am a student at Lindbergh High School. In my anatomy class I have been studying the effects of energy drinks on people’s overall health. After my...

Letters to the editor

Collaboration on flood impact needs creativity, long-lasting solutions

June 2, 2021

To the editor: Since retiring from teaching about 20 years ago, I’ve volunteered to help conserve natural resources and encourage sound management of the watersheds in our region. Over the years, I’ve...

Our Call: Trakas’ idea for town halls is a rare winner in Clayton

Our Call: Trakas’ idea for town halls is a rare winner in Clayton

May 6, 2021

Sometimes things never change in county government. In fact, more often than not, that is exactly what happens — the more things change in Clayton, the more they stay the same. And that’s how it’s...

Letters to the editor

Lindbergh research project outlines risks, benefits for energy drinks

May 5, 2021

To the editor: My name is Jordan Breitenstein, and my science partner Kelsey Fraley and I have researched to what extent energy drinks affect the overall health of students at Lindbergh High School in...

Our Call: Tale of three cities and a county on jail cooperation   

Our Call: Tale of three cities and a county on jail cooperation   

April 29, 2021

South County saw two proposals for crossjurisdictional law enforcement cooperation last week, and one shows what to do while the other is a textbook example of what not to do. Crestwood and Sunset Hills...

Letters to the editor

Virtual teachers should not be paid as much as ones in a classroom

April 29, 2021

To the editor: Are our taxes being used to pay teachers when they’re not teaching? Each public school teacher is paid based on contracts they sign with their school districts, prepared and signed for...

Letters to the editor

Reader’s lessons learned from Noah’s Ark honor Dr. Fauci’s birthday

April 29, 2021

To the editor: Happy 80th Birthday, Dr. Fauci. Here are some lessons learned from Noah’s Ark: 1. Don’t miss the boat, just wear a mask. 2. We’re all in the same boat. 3. Don’t listen to critics. 4....

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