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  • Letter: Reevaluating Evaluations Published 11/27/2013 at 2:10 p.m. 0 comments

    DeLeon: I left Knox County Schools two years ago, just as they were gearing up for the new system. I miss the students, but I’m glad I left.

  • Letter: Piper's Journey Published 11/20/2013 at 11:14 a.m. 0 comments

    Koozer: We have moved to Colorado to take part in a movement of parents of epileptic children who are trying cannabis as a last-ditch effort to heal their children.

  • Letter: Well, All of the Above. Or None. Published 11/13/2013 at 11:23 a.m. 0 comments

    Frisco: I noticed on the cover, Ms. Vafaie is dressed in all white with not a drop of sauce or flour on her, a watch on her wrist, yet she is holding a pie.

  • Letter: Pedestrians Unite! Published 11/13/2013 at 11:22 a.m. 0 comments

    Caruthers: I have read with great interest the warring letters between the driver and the cyclist. While both have valid points, it is the cyclist that is perhaps the more flagrant offender of the two.

  • Letter: Outdoors Inspiration Published 11/13/2013 at 11:20 a.m. 0 comments

    Honicker: This summer I was lucky enough to kayak with friends the entire stretch of the Holston River from the Cherokee dam to downtown Knoxville. It would not have been possible without kind farm friends along the way.

  • Letter: Sticking to the Plan Published 11/6/2013 at 11:04 a.m. 0 comments

    Fray: Please tell the Knox County commissioners to stick to the plan.

  • Letter: Ideological Fallacies Published 10/30/2013 at 10:15 a.m. 0 comments

    Osborn: More than any other country, America cannot link its citizenship to a ethnicity or race.

  • Letter: Knox Composts Lives! Published 10/30/2013 at 10:13 a.m. 0 comments

    Snider: Knox Composts works because our partnerships with city residents and green businesses helps to support community gardens, which through diverting their compostable waste from landfills, directly encourages home gardening and increases local food access in the neighborhoods we serve.

  • Letter: Compost Confusion Published 10/30/2013 at 10:12 a.m. 0 comments

    Ries: If you’re curious to learn what it is we Knoxvillians need, how about you ask people who actually live in Knoxville?

  • Letter: Open Letters to Open Letters Part 2 Published 10/23/2013 at 10:08 a.m. 1 comment

    Miller: I would ask Jimmie Warwick to apply his declaration to the motorists: Does he not expect THEM to also “share the law”?

  • Letter: Open Letters to Open Letters Part 1 Published 10/23/2013 at 10:07 a.m. 1 comment

    Scenard: I’m constantly having to come to a stop, wasting my own bio-energy, out of fear of being crushed to death by your dragon-like steel beasts of death.

  • Letter: Stripping Away Preconceptions Published 10/23/2013 at 10:05 a.m. 0 comments

    Totten: Property rights, though, do not give us the freedom to do whatever we want with the land, especially in populated areas. The reason is clear. It affects the people and land around us.

  • Letter: Bike Messenger Published 10/16/2013 at 10:20 a.m. 0 comments

    Warwick: If you expect me to “share the road,” SHARE THE LAWS!

  • Letter: Pet Profiteering Published 10/16/2013 at 10:18 a.m. 0 comments

    Farmer: In a metro area that euthanized 7,241 animals in 2012 alone (source: Young Williams Animal Center website), how do you justify providing a marketplace for breeders to peddle their wares—more dogs and cats to add to the chronic over-population ...

  • Letter: Planting SEEEDS Published 10/16/2013 at 10:16 a.m. 0 comments

    Waterman: Ever-struggling SEEED trains at-risk youth to do sustainable, green jobs like weatherization, urban gardening, and tree planting.