Dear Reader,

As your community newspaper, we provide a platform for local civil commentary. We also focus on local news and politics. As part of that focus, we are limiting published letters that lobby for a U.S. presidential candidate in the upcoming election.

By confining such letters to two per issue of the newspaper, we can ensure we have room for a variety of other content, both local and - to a lesser extent - national.

We are also establishing some new rules for letters to the editor. Any that contain name calling, baseless accusations, false or inaccurate information, or personal attacks will not be published. Letters intended only to inflame others, rather than foster community conversation, will not be published.

Thank you for contributing.

Ben Kenfield



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It will be interesting to see how your paper deals with a Trump supporter. Any editorial supporting the current president will most assuredly include lies spoken by said President.Proven lies. My question then is… Are you going to allow it to be published?? I think I already know the answer to that.

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