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Editor doesn’t get it

In the classic 1957 movie “Bridge Over the River Kwai” the captured WWII British colonel (played by Alec Guinness) is so focused on having his fellow prisoners-of-war men complete a successful bridge on behalf of his Japanese captors that he loses sight of the true outcome of the construction: the railway bridge will become a means for the enemy to move men and supplies and kill Allied soldiers.

Thank you for sharing talents in the past

On September 2014, the Wausau, Wis. Newman High School Class of 1964 had its 50th class reunion.

University benefits

I’ve read a number of letters expressing opposition to a university in Payson. Let’s consider the facts about the likely economic impact to Payson.

Loved story and book

Very much admired Pete Aleshire’s piece on Canyon de Chelly.

Grateful for praise of first responders

On Saturday, Sept. 19, Mount Cross Church, Jerry Carlson, members of the community and many businesses joined together to recognize and show their appreciation to Rim Country first responders.

Need for volunteers

Rim Country’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers willing to do anything from build houses to run its thrift store.

Building a university will cause problems

I was heartened to see the number of (comments) in Tuesday’s Roundup opposed to the proposed college.

Payson playing favorites

In response to the question posed by the town council recited in the Payson Roundup, Sept. 22, “if the Payson Town Council waives fees for one business, will it set a bad precedent?”

Gosar provokes ridicule

Adding to the string of foolish, publicity-grabbing buffoonery our local governmental representatives seem to relish, Dr. Paul Gosar, dentist in the Dark Ages, has brought national ridicule on our area once again.

Best one-liner ever

Your editorial on Payson fire codes included the best one-liner ever!

Family of Brian Marshall greatly appreciate support

The Bill Marshall family would like to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation to all our family and friends for the tremendous support both financially and emotionally in the loss of Brian Marshall, my son.

Nuclear war guaranteed

Maybe Congressman Gosar has not been in the military, but he has read all of the Iran “deal” that the Obama regime has allowed to be released

Roundabout volunteers

Living outside of town, I have the opportunity to drive past the roundabout in front of Home Depot many times during the week.

Control those do-gooders

Payson city wants to strengthen its regulations concerning the only community garden in town?

Loves her doctor

While I was mentally preparing myself for the pain I’d been told accompanies a cortisone shot, Dr. Pineres told me she was finished.