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Reader Letters

War and Peace With Animal Neighbors

living in the countryside is relaxing, except when it comes to critters’ destructive tendencies

I live on a dead-end township road adjacent to the Eau Claire River. As such, animal sightings are to be expected, and are, for the most part at least, welcomed. But lately, it feels as if the animals are conspiring and coordinating their efforts to push us out ...

Where Ideas Take Hold

we all have a role to play in developing the Chippewa Valley’s ‘yes culture’

When Volume One just started and we were dropping off the first issue throughout the community, we were met with a fair amount of skeptical looks. There were sometimes comments too, about our inevitable failure or burnout, and even more about ...

Reader Letters | Oct. 18, 2012

In 2002, U.S. senators John McCain and Russ Feingold sponsored a bipartisan campaign finance reform that served the nation well for eight years.  The law sharply limited corporations from using money from their funds to influence ...

Reader Letters | Aug. 4, 2011

on urban chickens and local traffic

They tried downplaying cars on State Street in Chicago and North Avenue in Oak Park, Illinois. Huge disaster in both cases. Destroyed small businesses ...

Reader Letters | Mar. 31, 2011

"But the elephant in the room is all the crappy teachers and how they’ve hurt us and changed our lives. There are the ones that can’t write a note home without a grammatical error ..."

Reader Letters | Feb. 17, 2011

"Whilst perusing your feature article [Jan. 20] on health and wellness the other day I noticed that you chose not to include information on the social and environmental benefits of eating food rich in animal fats and protein."

Reader Letters | Nov. 4, 2010

"I might not share The Pickle owner Jed Hart’s sentiments when it comes to the Muslim faith but I applaud him for standing up to the members of the Student Life and Diversity Commission who have apparently appointed themselves the arbiters of ..."

Reader Letters | Aug. 26, 2010

A recent cost-cutting proposal by our school board would be draining all school pools. Water saved by watering school lawns only when needed could keep the pools full and also would pay for their upkeep.

Reader Letters | July 29, 2010

It has recently come to my attention that there has been some significant talk by city officials to eliminate the fountain in Wilson Park.

Reader Letters | July 1, 2010

My intuition is that it is going to be a push to get the boys at SEH Inc. to do any big ideas ...

Reader Letters | April 22, 2010

I was walking my dog tonight downtown. I had read about the pillow fight and decided to go to gawk.

Reader Letters | April 8, 2010

While I appreciate your coverage of our Charter School efforts, there are some glaring inaccuracies in the report in the March 25 issue.

Reader Letters | March 11, 2010

The recent article in Volume One highlighting the community arts night at Montessori had some erroneous information ...

Reader Letters | February 25, 2010

The strategy now is to deny that the county board ever attempted to plan for future development on the current site and to assert

Reader Letters | November 12, 2009

"I think your 'neighborhood' t-shirts are a great idea, but I am dismayed by the lack of a 'North Side Hill' shirt."