Door County Daily News Opinion http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion 20 Latest Opinion Articles 2015-01-30T06:46:34Z Letter to the Editor: Support For Carri Anderson <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=161798" 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>Oh those pesky citizens.&nbsp; They ask questions, show up at our meetings, and even read our meeting minutes.&nbsp; And, worst of all, they have the nerve to ask questions about our processes.&nbsp; Many of our citizens have done all of that and mor... Jennifer Fischer 2015-01-30T19:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=161798 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=159741" 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>&nbsp; By Roger Utnehmer DoorCountyDailyNews.com President and CEO &nbsp; January 15, 2015 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Two legislative proposals under consideration in Madison would inject politics into what should be a non-partisan Wisconsin Supr... Roger Utnehmer 2015-01-15T13:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=159741 Letter To The Editor: Slow Down On Waterfront Redevelopment Plan <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=158800" 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>The City Council needs to slow down in making a decision regarding the waterfront property at the foot of the Oregon Bridge, which previously was the Door County Cooperative property for many years. &nbsp; The message was loud and clear at the Decem... Jim Newman 2015-01-08T13:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=158800 Letter to the Editor: Sturgeon Bay Westside Waterfront Development Plan <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=158726" 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: Sturgeon Bay Mayor, Council Members, Plan Commission Members, WRC Members and all City of Sturgeon Bay Departments Heads Re: Planned Unit Development for Sawyer Hotel Development, LLC, located at former Door Coop property, 92 E. Maple, St., Stur... James O. Ebbbeson 2015-01-07T22:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=158726 Letter To The Editor: Thank You Garey Bies <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=157905" 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, My name is&nbsp;Tyler&nbsp;Sivret. I was born and raised in Kewaunee, WI. Though I reside in Madison, if home is where the heart is, the First Assembly District has been my home my whole life. For the past four years I've had the great ... Tyler Sivret 2014-12-31T12:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=157905 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=157662" 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>Door and Kewaunee Counties are known for scenic beauty, arts and cultural experiences, generous philanthropy and great schools.&nbsp; They should also be known for their outstanding law enforcement officers.&nbsp; When national publicity focuses on a... Roger Utnehmer, President and CEO, DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-12-29T17:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=157662 Letter To The Editor: Community Has The Right To Know More About Knutson Departure <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=157608" 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>Transparency in government? No way! I'm talking about the abrupt,&nbsp;mysterious resignation of a Gibraltar principal after a meeting with the superintendent on&nbsp;November 24th. The school board voted to accept his resignation that very same nig... Tom Felhofer 2014-12-29T05:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=157608 Letter To The Editor: "Thank You" from Montpelier EMR <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=156936" 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>The Town of Montpelier Emergency Medical Responders (EMR) would like to thank everyone who supported our fund-raiser back on December 6th and 7th.&nbsp; In a special way we need to thank Jeff and Tammy Aissen for offering our group the opportunity to... Town of Montpelier EMR 2014-12-22T15:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=156936 Letter To The Editor - Felhofer On UW Tuition <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=152033" 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 11/5/2014 the DCA printed a column authored by the president of something called the "Wisconsin Technology Council;" the gist of which was that due to the current tuition freeze, UW-Madison tuitions are relatively cheap compared to its peers, that... Tom Felhofer 2014-11-13T13:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=152033 Letter To The Editor - Felhofer On Mary Burke <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=150398" 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>Mary Burke says the story that she was fired from her job at her family-owned business is "ridiculous." &nbsp; The real truth as to why she left, she says, was that her job was eliminated during a reorganization. &nbsp; Well, I guess that for sur... Tom Felhofer 2014-11-01T11:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=150398 Letter To The Editor - Vote For Burke For Governor <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=150318" 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> I am an almost lifelong resident of Wisconsin, have a love of Door County, and am fortunate to have a condo in Fish Creek.&nbsp; As a result of my contributions to the United Way of Door County, I receive their statistical information on the number... Rosemary E. Gall 2014-10-31T15:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=150318 Friday 5 p.m. Deadline For Election-Related Letters Letters regarding the November 4th Election must be received before 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 31st to be considered for posting.&nbsp; 2014-10-27T16:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149710 Letter To The Editor - Majeski Treasurer Examines Campaign Donations <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=150176" 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>Citizens of Door and Kewaunee County, As Joe Majeski's campaign treasurer, I recently reviewed the candidate financial reports since July 29th, which can be reviewed online through the Government Accountability Board. It was great to see all the fin... Patrick Veeser 2014-10-30T15:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=150176 Letter To The Editor - Story About Alternatives To Vaccination "Irresponsible" <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=150013" 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>I felt the section about whooping cough this morning (10/26) on DoorCountyDailyNews was irresponsible.&nbsp; Please consider asking a physician or a nurse to present an alternate point of view.&nbsp; As a small child perhaps about six or seven years ... Adele Douglass 2014-10-29T13:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=150013 Letter To The Editor - Majeski Called Out For Picketing <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149848" 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>The Door County Advocate reported on 10/25/2014 that District 1 State Assembly candidate&nbsp;Joe Majeski joined the union picketing in front of Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay on 10/23. &nbsp; Mr. Majeski presents himself as a candidate that will... Tom Felhofer 2014-10-28T13:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149848 Letter To The Editor - Kudick Supports Majeski <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149725" 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 &ldquo;undecided voters&rdquo; of the 1st Assembly District: a fundamental question to help decide if and for whom you will vote: Do you want civility and collaboration and cooperation to be your Assembly Representative&rsquo;s work ethic and styl... Wayne Kudick 2014-10-27T18:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149725 Letter To The Editor - Felhofer Backs Walker <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149706" 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>It's time to choose! &nbsp; Who do we want&nbsp;to lead our state? How about an energetic&nbsp;self-made man who earned everything he has. A man who balanced the state&nbsp;budget. A man who paid our debt to Minnesota. A man who lowered taxes. A ma... Tom Felhofer 2014-10-27T16:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149706 Letter To The Editor - Anderson Urges Support For Kitchens In Assembly Race <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149313" 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>I would like to encourage voters in Door and Kewaunee counties to support Joel Kitchens for the Wisconsin Assembly on November 4th. In my opinion, Joel&rsquo;s leadership qualities and the ability to find consensus among persons with differing opinio... Fred Anderson 2014-10-23T21:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149313 Letter To The Editor - Door County League Of Women Voters Supports Southern Door Referendum <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149089" 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>The Door County League of Women Voters urges residents of the Southern Door School District to support their school&rsquo;s educational programs in the upcoming school referendum. Since 1993 the state has instituted revenue caps, limiting how much a... Sandy Brown 2014-10-22T15:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149089 Letter To The Editor - Hutchison Supports Kitchens In Assembly Contest <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148942" 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>&ldquo;Likable:&rdquo; easy to like&hellip;having pleasant or appealing qualities. Having qualities that bring about a favorable regard: pleasant, agreeable. Source: Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. When I tried to think of one word to describe Jo... Dave Hutchison 2014-10-21T19:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/opinion/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148942