Letters to the editor
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Imagine you are a parent struggling to make ends meet, to pay for housing, clothing and food for your family. We all know, first hand, how expensive groceries are these days. Putting food on the … more
My letter is not written to address politics over the war between Israel and Palestine. This letter addresses gun ownership and the dangers of government gun control and gun confiscation. Prior to … more
Gov. Pillen/Sen. Linehan pushed LB 753 through this spring — it provides tax credits to wealthy donors who give to private schools. While this sounds good, what the public needs to realize is … more
Thank you so much for your story on the Cook Family and their legacy of service. My maiden name is Cook, so the story caught my eye. I did a little research on Family Search.org and found that … more
I want to thank the Enterprise Media Group for the wonderful coverage of the Washington County Museum, located in Fort Calhoun, Neb. The museum, a part of the Washington County Historical … more
In the local paper last week, pledging his support for the bill to ban abortion in Nebraska, Ben Hansen invoked God and remarked on his “faith -based viewpoint,” specifically his … more
There is a FOR SALE sign in front of Blair Cinema 3. Why should this concern us? Its no secret the theatrical industry has been on life-support since the pandemic closed the economy in 2020. … more
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and The Bridge is hosting a few events to show our support for those who have been impacted by sexual assault and remind everyone that … more
Candidate Jim Pillen didn't speak to us (the public) before the election, and he still does not speak to us since the election. In the majority of the other statewide races this past November, … more
LB 626 is the abortion ban bill currently being debated in the Nebraska legislature (It technically bans abortion at six weeks, which is an abortion ban). Under this new law, Nebraska women and girls … more
On Feb. 14, the Nebraska Legislature’s Agriculture Committee hosted a hearing on Legislative Bill 740, a bill that would modernize and improve the process used to inspect and permit mobile food … more
I would like to thank the students of Blair High School who made blankets and donated them to MCH. A patient there received one of the blankets for Christmas. He has a very serious illness. He … more
We see members of our society supporting an adulterer, a habitual liar, that is so cruel he separated innocent children from their parents, and who routinely throws people under the bus, because he … more
Kennard, NE is experiencing a severe difference of opinion on whether to allow a commercial child care business in a residential zone. Ultimately the decision lies in the hands of the board of … more
The new legislation requiring the September 26 public hearing held at the Blair High School Auditorium was pointless. I attended mostly to see what would be accomplished. I understand few if anyone … more
The bane of democracy, a society void of wisdom. 250 years of history and nothing is learned. A war, (1776), against the greed of a monarchy was the beginning of our democracy. A war, … more
Kudos to the Blair Bears' staff and students I would like to commend the staff and students of Blair Public Schools for the show of support at the football game. What a beautiful field! It … more
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