Letters to the Editor
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I went up to pick up the pizzas from Casey’s for our Pirate class one day last week. A nice man named John, who was standing in front of me, asked if I was with the ARC. I said yes and … more
The deer in the city People either love them or loathe them They are pretty, say some; they eat my plants say others How can we live in harmony with our wildlife sisters and … more
Have Galena citizens seen the flyer of the plans to relocate the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum to the site of the Stillman Mansion? A project of this magnitude needs more than a quarter page in the … more
Some people appear to find enjoyment in being continually angry and unhappy. They find comfort in calling other people offensive names. Words like racist, sexist, bigot, Nazi, Fascist, Islamaphobe … more

I love trees–all kinds of trees. I believe that most people who choose to live in our beautiful county feel the same. We know how valuable trees are to us all, and I am not referring to their …

When I read the first article in the Gazette about the proposed gun ordinance, I thought surely the State’s Attorney would tell them they lack the authority to nullify State laws and that would … more

We’d like to nominate the city employees and road crew who, in recent weeks, promptly took care of problems in our alley. In one case, a storm had washed away part of an already-narrow roadway; …

My heart goes out to the children of the school shootings, the children separated from their parents at our borders, and to children of war everywhere, of Iraq, of Syria and of Gaza. I know what … more

I’m sick of the whole immigration/refugee debate. We go round and round, the same old nonsense. This is not a problem unique to the U.S. It is a worldwide problem and calls for a worldwide solution.


The Galena High School girls’ golf team would like to nominate Monique Reynolds and the women’s golf group, The Tee Bags, for the good guy award.


Huge thanks to John and Dirk Einsweiler!


I’ve often been puzzled by the Right’s repeated insistence that “we’re a republic, not a democracy.” Of course, a republic is representative democracy. I used to assume conservatives just resented the term “democratic values” as it might make people think of the Democratic Party.

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