Letters to the Editor
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Illinois Bank & Trust is highly committed to Galena and to northwest Illinois. From our valued shop owners on Main Street to our large government and public sector clients, to every customer, … more
It is extremely disappointing to witness two young athletes turn their backs on their country. Eileen Gu, freestyle skier, and figure skater Zhu Yi, both born in California, have chosen to represent … more
Restoring the Marine Hospital is a great idea. A friend lived there and we were able to appreciate the unique quality of the building including vaulted brick ceilings. But construction of a resort … more
I thank Connie Wienen and Darlene Farrey for advancing the discussion on the proposed Marine Hospital development. Here is my own perspective on the negative impacts from the proposed development, as … more
The Galena Middle School sixth and seventh grade classes would like to say a big thank you to the Hillard family and Tri-State Travel for providing buses for the Lorado Taft trip. We would also like … more
In response to your editorial entitled “Let’s Do Better,” (Jan. 19, 2022) I would like to first go on record as agreeing with the editorial’s writer that coming to the music … more
The two best things about Galena are its unique history and its beautiful natural green rural spaces. Therefore, I am opposed to the idea of a developer coming in to destroy a pristine environment to … more
From a developer’s point of view: This letter is in response to the Jan. 26 Gazette letter regarding the Marine Hospital project. Boy, if we had a buck for every time it was said … more
I’d like to join Melissa McGuire in thanking Jeff Rice for bringing the importance of masking to the forefront. What is amazing to me is that with a full vaccination rate of 76 percent in Jo … more
Every day I approach the traffic light at the corner of Main Street and U.S. 20 and when it is red, I stop and wait for it to turn green. It is annoying and deprives me of the freedom to do as I … more
I just finished reading The 1619 Project, a New York Times publication created and edited by Nikole Hannah-Jones. I read it in part to see what all the controversy is about. I loved learning more … more
Thanks and kudos to citizen Jeff Rice and council member Pam Bernstein for reminding us of the importance of wearing masks. It is discouraging for those who want to stay healthy to go to our … more
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