Editor: I swear this newspaper gets dumber every day. This poor guy Henning goes around trying to actually do something about the sex abuse of girls and he is vilified for not doing or saying enough.
Editor: Thank you to Terry, Liz, Dani, Susan and Angie. Thank you to all the wonderful customers and furry guests of Furry Friends.
Editor: To paraphrase a letter in Oct. 18 letters, “Do you wonder why there are more Trump signs in Payson than Hillary Clinton signs (other than perhaps there are more Trump supporters: my comment)? Well, for several weeks now the (Trump) signs have been disappearing.
Editor: I have always chosen to support candidates, not parties. This year, choosing a candidate to send to represent Arizona in the United States Senate is easy.
Editor: I read the letter to the editor from Bob Hugeri entitled “Editor should be ashamed” and the editor’s reply, and thought about something I learned taking a course on operations research years ago as part of my Ph.D. studies.
Editor: The comments by Mr. Mel Melvis regarding unprepared hunters elicited a memory. Lately returned from WWII, I was relaxing on a cliff top in the Wasatch Range in Utah enjoying a sandwich and watching a mother doe and two fawns cropping in a meadow about 60 yards below.
Editor: The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States, asserts that one of the roles of government is to “promote the general welfare.”
Editor: This past Saturday, my wife and I were in the Home Depot parking lot attempting to load a couple of large, heavy items into our vehicle.
Editor: I am writing this in defense of VA hospitals in general. The VA hospital in Phoenix is the exception not the rule based on my experience.
Editor: As the election approaches, consider your vote very carefully.
Editor: I read with interest the article, “School candidate wants students better prepared” on Oct. 4, 2016. Shane Keith believes that raising student expectations will help students succeed outside of PUSD.
Editor: Instead of spewing vitriolic irrationality and name-calling I will submit the words of columnist Michael Gerson from The Arizona Republic, Sept. 30.
Editor: I live on Oak Street, the property behind me — 817 W. Cherry St. — is overgrown (with) weeds 3 feet tall, (and has a) 1958 trailer condemned by (the) city. No one has lived there (for the) last eight-plus months.
Editor: The 10th annual Pioneer Dinner and Dance held Saturday, Sept. 24 was a great success. Approximately 700 people were in attendance. The auction was great and a big hit again due to the homemade pies, cakes and bread. There were many hugs, lots of laughter and of course great stories.
Editor: Recreational pot will bring more problems than it can solve. People who need it to erase pain, should have it free, if they can’t afford it. But for the general public, it’s a disaster waiting to happen, it’s an introductory drug and that is the truth.