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Letters to the Editor

Readers’ Views

Both equity and equality needed To the Editor: This letter is in response to a “Letter to the Editor” titled: “Misrepresenting MLK Jr.” published on Jan. 25, in the Sentinel. With all due respect to the writer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. did believe in equity and equality. Here is ...

Misrepresenting MLK Jr.

To the Editor: On Tuesday, Jan. 17, the Sentinel ran a picture of Fairmont High School’s co-principal teaching equity on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. MLK believed in liberty, free speech and equality, not “equity” which is a stepping stone to socialism. Equity treats people ...

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Kinship of Martin Co. receives blessing To the Editor: We were so blessed this Christmas season in so many ways by those in our community. One amazing gift (no pun intended) we were given was the ability to partner with Grace Lutheran and their Star Tree Program. Kinship was able to ...

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Partnering with local thrift store To the Editor: Thrift stores already give back to a community by providing a space to reuse and repurpose unneeded or unwanted items in a low cost way, enabling people to find needed items and special treasures without breaking the bank. In December, our ...

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Unsolicited packages in the mail To the Editor: This letter is written in response to the “Letter to the Editor” published Dec 20, 2022, titled: “Mayo response to misinformation on Cologuard tests.” With all due respect to the letter writer from the Mayo Clinic, my Dec. 13 ...

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Questions as to why not? And basic thinking To the Editor: As we follow what city council does, many in the community ask the question WHY? Why does it seem citizens of Fairmont fear rising taxes? Why do we not see growth? Why is every opportunity blocked that can better our community? Why ...