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Sunset Hills’ new zoning code needs to take concerns into account

Letters to the editor

February 19, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Sunset Hills’ Board of Aldermen has directed Houseal Lavigne, the consultant that drafted the proposed new zoning code — known as the Unified Development Ordinance or UDO — to retain existing R1-R6 minimum lot sizes. This is a step in the right direction, b...

National Popular Vote would allow more representation for residents

Letters to the editor

February 19, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: In Kent Hilbert’s Dec. 21 letter to the editor, he described the National Popular Vote as doing away with the electoral college. It does not. For the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, state legislatures change their state laws to direct electors differentl...

Oakville writer disagrees with writer who wants abortion for migrants

Letters to the editor

February 18, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: The dark side is shining bright. In Shawn Finney’s letter Nov. 28, this was stated about immigrants: “We need to make sure their parents have abortions before they come up seeking asylum.” This is the same writer who in a prior letter trumpeted all thin...

Letter writer likes note on conservative principles, hopes for another

Letters to the editor

February 18, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I wanted to compliment Jean Flanagan on her Sept. 12 letter to the editor outlining conservative principles. I believe because she was so effective, some people had to point out that the phrase “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” is not in the Con...

Pastor wants to debate ‘fire breathing’ Alderman Broughton on abortion

Letters to the editor

February 13, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Well, well, I see we have a Bible scholar living in our midst. Now who would have thought? I must confess I am in awe. And look, this erudite has taken time out from his studies to favor us with his Biblical insights on what the Bible says about abortion. Alderman...

In letter to Lindbergh, orchestra parent praises after-school program

Letters to the editor

February 12, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: An open letter to Lindbergh Schools. Hi, My name is Maki Randelman. Our family joined the Lindbergh family in 2012. I was born and grew up in Japan. All of my childhood I looked at news, movies, books, sports and saw America everywhere. Its rich culture alwa...

Reader objects to lack of trash cans for panhandlers at Interstate 44

Letters to the editor

February 12, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: My question is for Kirkwood and Sunset Hills: I totally understand why you cannot control the panhandlers at Lindbergh Boulevard and Interstate 44. But, why couldn’t you at least place trash containers at these locations instead of allowing trash to litter Lindbergh a...

Lindbergh senior cautions against an overuse of artificial sweeteners

Letters to the editor

February 12, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I am a student at Lindbergh High School, and I have noticed many people are drinking drinks that contain artificial sweeteners and are mostly unaware of the potent chemicals that are in them. Artificial sweeteners have very little benefits besides their low calories. ...

Constitution does not support abortion, control over women’s bodies

Letters to the editor

February 10, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: This is in response to a Nov. 21 letter written by Richard Schellhase discussing his pro-life stance on abortion. I value all beliefs; not only does it symbolize the diverse opinions we all carry, but it further exemplifies our modern equality. I think it would ...

Letter writer wishes Loop Trolley was saved, extended through park

Letters to the editor

February 5, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I was saddened to learn the Loop Trolley will cease operations. I blame the TV stations and the St. Louis tourist bureau for lack of promotion of this attraction. Other cities, including San Francisco’s “cable cars” and New Orleans’ “Desire” streetca...

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