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July 25, 2014
Letter to the editor: Sculpture brings message of peace
To the editor, In the year 2000, an 18-ton boulder of gem quality jade was discovered in the far north of Canada. It was named “Polar Pride.” A jade Buddha for universal peace was created by Ian Green, a man from Australia, who first saw the Polar Pride in early 2003. That night,...
July 25, 2014 - 10:45am
Letter to the editor: Dedication set for memorial
To the editor, The official dedication of the Farmington Area Veterans Memorial will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7. We are currently working on various activities for this event so please watch for news releases and letters in this newspaper as our plans progress. Mark that...
July 25, 2014 - 10:44am
July 22, 2014
Letter to the editor: Faith Church congregation left out again
To the editor, It is unbelievable that we, the Congregation of Faith are once again being cast aside as an old shoe, even after “they” realized “they” went about the closing of Faith the wrong way. And so I ask, what merit does the hierarchy of the Methodist Conference have...
July 22, 2014 - 9:16am
June 27, 2014
Letter to the editor: City hall is a good temporary library
To the editor, My name is Christian Gifford and I am a Star Scout in Boy Scout Troop 116 in Farmington. I am working on my communications merit badge for Boy Scouts and one of the requirements is to write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper expressing my opinion or sharing...
June 27, 2014 - 11:18am
May 29, 2014
Letter to the editor: Help keep dangerous dogs in check
To the editor, There’s a myth we often hear at the postal service: “Don’t worry — my dog won’t bite.” Dog attacks are a nationwide issue and not just a postal problem. Any dog can bite, and all attacks are preventable through responsible pet ownership. Nationwide, 5,581...
May 29, 2014 - 3:37pm
May 22, 2014
Letter to the editor: Faith United Methodist pastor says farewell
To the editor, Very soon I will be taking my leave as pastor of the Faith United Methodist Church and bidding farewell to the community of Farmington. I wish to express to the people of Farmington my deep appreciation for the prayers and support offered to the congregation Faith...
May 22, 2014 - 1:27pm
May 15, 2014
Letter to the editor: Clean up junky yards
To the editor, At the May 5 Farmington City Council meeting it was brought to the attention of the council members by Mr. Orndorff that he read in papers that surrounding towns are limiting the number of cars, trucks, trailers and campers which homeowners can have on their property. A...
May 15, 2014 - 7:26am
May 8, 2014
Thank you: Community support was ‘overwhelming’ at benefit
On Saturday, May 3 a benefit was given for me and my family at Celts in Farmington. I’ve been going through some difficult health issues and some wonderful people decided to show how much they care. Since Saturday night I have been trying to come up with the right words to thank...
May 8, 2014 - 11:25am
April 17, 2014
Letter to the editor: Volunteers help nursing home run
To the editor, My name is Joy Lauterbach and I work at the Trinity Campus as the activity and volunteer coordinator. I’ve had the honor of working with our seniors and volunteers for over 10 years, and God-willing, I hope I get to spend the next 10 years of my life here as well!...
April 17, 2014 - 2:10pm
April 10, 2014
Thank you: Peterson family appreciates support
Someone has said that the Inuit of Canada’s North Country have over 100 words for snow. We wish there were that many for thank you, because we would use every one of them in this letter. It’s also said that whatever we possess becomes of double value when we share it with others....
April 10, 2014 - 4:04pm
April 3, 2014
Letter to the editor: Faith Church situation is a ‘comedy of errors’
To the editor, I have called Faith United Methodist Church my church for 65 years. What is happening to our church lately could be written as a comedy of errors were it not true. Are we closing or not? Depends on the day. We were told of the closing on a Sunday morning after the...
April 3, 2014 - 3:08pm
March 28, 2014
Letter to the editor: Leave class rank alone at FHS
To the editor, Recently the topic of class rank was discussed at a meeting held by the (Farmington) school board and parents. The board members wanted to take the class rank out of the students’ profile. They believe that it could be preventing students from taking challenging...
March 28, 2014 - 1:03pm
March 20, 2014
Letter to the editor: Funding needed to finish veterans’ memorial
To the editor, The Farmington Area Veterans Memorial Committee has received some very good news. A local organization, Support Our Troops Haunted House, has pledged $10,000 to our memorial project if we can match it with donations from others. This is an opportunity for businesses...
March 20, 2014 - 1:18pm
Letter to the editor: Editorial on Faith United Methodist was insensitive
To the editor, After reading your editorial regarding Faith United Methodist Church, I have to ask the question: Did you talk to anyone who is an actual member of that church before writing this article, or did you just talk to the district superintendent? The members of the church...
March 20, 2014 - 1:17pm
March 7, 2014
Letter to the editor: Garofalo shows support for safe routes to school
To the editor, I want to thank State Representative Pat Garofalo for his willingness to meet with his constituents to learn of their interests and priorities prior to the start of the legislative session. Recently, I and several other residents from the region sat down with him...
March 7, 2014 - 11:50am