Opinion

Read letters to the editor, opinion pieces and letters from the editor’s desk.

It’s time to do the right thing for

The issue: A referendum for a one percent sales tax increase will be on the April 9 […]

Science can’t destroy the love of snow

By Rick Wade Snow! Glorious, beautiful, sparkling snow! Finally! Now, I know many of you out there […]

Letter to the Editor, Swiatkowski

Dear Editor, This is why I hate politics. Some members of the city council have decided by […]

Letter to the Editor, Stilwell

Dear Editor, It is once again time for Scouting for Food. The Scouting for Food program is […]

Letter to the Editor, Minster

Dear Editor, Two groups of people deserve high praise for their efforts to demonstrate what is special […]

Letter to the Editor, Frelander

Dear Editor, Let me begin by saying I think that Carlinville has many assets, and is a […]

Confessions of a ‘java junkie’

By Rick Wade Hello. My name is Rick. And I am a drug addict. Yes, I am […]

Voluntary water conservation a good first step

The issue: The city’s Public Works Committee recommended implementing voluntary water conservation earlier this month. Our view: […]

More time needed to discuss proposed bike trail

The issue: Carlinville Winning Communities is proposing the city become the sponsoring agency for a grant to […]

The house where nobody lives dies alone

By Rick Wade “I have all of life’s treasures and they are fine and they are good. […]