Door County Daily News Opinion http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion 20 Latest Opinion Articles 2015-08-04T04:45:22Z Letter To The Editor: Raising Awareness To Cemetery Awareness <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=183902" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_61312101630-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sometime in the past 2 weeks, my mom and dad's grave at St. Joseph's Cemetery was vandalized and articles stolen. I discovered it last evening when I went to visit them. This apparently has happened since the last lawn mowing as the flower planter wa... Cheryl Simon 2015-07-29T19:10:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=183902 Civil Discourse- An Occasional Attempt To Restore Civility To Our Civic Discourse <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=183000" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_6081263103-RogerUtnehmerMay32012400x320.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>By Roger Utnehmer DoorCountyDailyNews.com President and CEO &nbsp; July 21, 2015 &nbsp; &nbsp; Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett is Scott Walkers Best Appointment &nbsp; Wisconsin Secretary of Tourism Stephanie Klett is spending the week in... Roger Utnehmer 2015-07-21T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=183000 Civil Discourse An Occasional Attempt to Restore Civility to Our Civic Discourse <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=182185" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_5071234627-RogerUtnehmerMay32012400x320.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Civil Discourse An Occasional Attempt to Restore Civility to Our Civic Discourse &nbsp; By &nbsp; Roger Utnehmer DoorCountyDailyNews.com Pesident and CEO &nbsp; July 14, 2015 &nbsp; Wisconsin&rsquo;s Next Governor:&nbsp; Either Reid Ribbl... Roger Utnehmer 2015-07-14T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=182185 What Is The Vision For Sturgeon Bay <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=180743" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_61312101630-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Dear editor,As the process around the revelations of the west side waterfrontdevelopment continue and various questionable agreements between the cityand the developer come to light, one question has rarely been touched upon:what is the vision for ou... Hans Christian 2015-07-01T15:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=180743 Civil Discourse: An Occasional Attempt to Restore Civility To Our Civic Discourse <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=180080" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_6081263103-RogerUtnehmerMay32012400x320.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Civil DiscourseAn Occasional Attempt to RestoreCivility To Our Civic Discourse &nbsp;By ROGER UTNEHMERDoorCountyDailyNews.comPresident and CEO June 25, 2015 Sidewalks and Bike Lanes Are Good for Growth &nbsp; Communities throughout America are ... Roger Utnehmer 2015-06-25T05:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=180080 Civil Discourse: An Occasional Attempt to Restore Civility To Our Civic Discourse <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=179817" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_6081263103-RogerUtnehmerMay32012400x320.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Civil Discourse An Occasional Attempt to Restore Civility To Our Civic Discourse By Roger Utnehmer President and CEO DoorCountyDailyNews.com &nbsp;June 23, 2015 &nbsp;Let The People Decide Hotel Condo Proposal in Sturgeon Bay Sturgeon Bay Ma... Roger Utnehmer 2015-06-23T20:15:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=179817 Better Choices For The Wisconsin Budget: Legislators Can Avoid Deep Cuts Without Raising Taxes <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=175381" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4251275216-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Better Choices for the Wisconsin Budget: Legislators Can Avoid Deep Cuts without Raising Taxes April 14, 2015 PDF version&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Press release Wisconsin needs a budget that invests in the building blocks of a strong e... Wisconsin Budget Project 2015-05-17T11:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=175381 CONTROLLING THE NARRATIVE <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=171884" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4251275216-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>CONTROLLING THE NARATIVE Alluded to by several commentators here at Door County Daily News, particularly on the topic of the waterfront development, I thought it a worthwhile reminder to directly point out the obvious intentional shaping of the narra... Donald Freix 2015-04-20T13:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=171884 Civil Discourse: An Occasional Attempt to Restore Civility to Our Civic Discourse <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=171870" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_5071234627-RogerUtnehmerMay32012400x320.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Civil Discourse An Occasional Attempt to Restore Civility to Our Civic Discourse By Roger Utnehmer DoorCountyDailyNews.com President and CEO &nbsp; April 17, 2015 &nbsp; &nbsp; Sturgeon Bay Mayor and City Council Can Restore Public Trust ... Roger Utnehmer 2015-04-20T05:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=171870 Letter To The Editor: Chief Justice Abrahamson Reveals True Political-Activist Colors In Lawsuit <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=171246" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4251275216-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>You can't make this stuff up. &nbsp; The day after Wisconsin's April election, which resulted in the voters approving a constitutional amendment requiring Wisconsin's Supreme Court Chief Justice to be selected by a vote of all the Justices rather t... Tom Felhofer 2015-04-15T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=171246 Civil Discourse- An Occasional Attempt To Restore Civility To Our Civic Discourse <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=170850" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_5071234627-RogerUtnehmerMay32012400x320.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Civil Discourse An Occasional Attempt to Restore Civility to Our Civic Discourse &nbsp; By Roger Utnehmer DoorCountyDailyNews.com President and CEO &nbsp; April 13, 2014 &nbsp; Good News / Bad News &nbsp; Good news to hear that Sturgeon ... Roger Utnehmer 2015-04-12T21:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=170850 "Original Water Mark" And "Navigable Water" Up For Debate <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=170120" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4251275216-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>According to the Advocate, Wisconsin's Public Trust Doctrine provides the state holds title to navigable waters for the public's use. &nbsp; I get that. Certainly there should be free public passage on navigable waterways. &nbsp; What I don't get... Thomas Felhofer 2015-04-06T19:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=170120 Vote "Yes" and James Daly on Tuesday, April 7th <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=170005" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4251275216-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Vote &ldquo;Yes&rdquo; and James Daly on Tuesday, April 7th. On Tuesday, April 7, we have two great opportunities to strengthen our voice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. First, we can vote &ldquo;Yes&rdquo; to have our Chief Justice selected based ... Richard Woldt 2015-04-05T19:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=170005 Letter To The Editor: Upcoming City Council Elections Marks Major Change In Sturgeon Bay <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=169965" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4251275216-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>On April 7th the citizens of Sturgeon Bay will make history, no matter how they vote. It seems that never before in recent history of this city has there been such a consistent alternative to the existing city government, demanding to be heard at the... Hans Christian 2015-04-04T17:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=169965 Civil Discourse: An Occasional Attempt to Restore Civility to Our Civic Discourse <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=169782" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_5071234627-RogerUtnehmerMay32012400x320.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It&rsquo;s a lot easier to buy a seven-member state supreme court than it is a 132-member legislature. That explains why so many outside groups are spending so much money to influence the Wisconsin Supreme Court. High-profile groups like The Wiscon... Roger Utnehmer 2015-04-03T09:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=169782 Support Sevastopol and Washington Island School District Referendums <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=168539" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4251275216-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Dear Editor: &nbsp; The Door County League of Women Voters urges residents of Sevastopol and Washington Island School Districts to support educational programs for their students in the upcoming school referendums. &nbsp; Since 1993, the state ha... Sandy Brown- President League of Women Voters 2015-03-24T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=168539 Light Pollution Diminishes The Quality Of Night Sky Viewing <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=167795" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4251275216-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Dear Editor, &nbsp; The Aurora Borealis recently made beautiful displays over Northern Wisconsin.&nbsp; However, you wouldn't know that in my rural neighborhood, where the growing number of dusk-to-dawn floodlights emit so much light pollution that... L Menefree 2015-03-18T18:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=167795 Letter To The Editor: Light Pollution An Issue <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=167785" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4251275216-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Dear Editor, &nbsp; The Aurora Borealis recently made beautiful displays over Northern Wisconsin.&nbsp; However, you wouldn't know that in my rural neighborhood, where the growing number of dusk-to-dawn floodlights emit so much light pollution that... L Menefee 2015-03-18T18:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=167785 Access To Public Information Is Important For Government Transperancy <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=166704" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4251275216-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>To the editor: &nbsp; Sunshine Week, March 15-21, marks an annual nationwide discussion about access to public information and the important role that we &ndash; the public &ndash; have in keeping our communities healthy, vibrant and strong. &nbsp... Sandy Brown- President League of Women Voters 2015-03-10T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=166704 Justice Anne Walsh Bradley and Seniority Selection - VOTE on April 7 <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=166703" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4251275216-LettertotheEditor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; As we experience Wisconsin&rsquo;s literal death by a thousand fiscal cuts and Republicans are handing over another $3 billion in tax breaks and incentives to already profitable corporations which ship Wisconsin jo... Donald Freix 2015-03-10T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=166703