Friday, November 24, 2017

Letter to the Editor: Flags for Vets article

Dear Editor: I read with interest your report in the May 31 issue of the Observer concerning Flags for Vets.  I already have a flag...

Letter to the Editor: An alternative to the Paris Agreement

Dear Editor, Archimedes said, “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I can move the world.” We...

Letter to the Editor: Paris Agreement on climate change

Dear Editor, Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change (now with 196 nations on board) is a perverse version of “American exceptionalism.”  That we...

Letter to the Editor: Who are we?

Dear Editor, I’m an Alabamian - born and raised.  I’ve lived 40 of my 53 years here.  I want to be a proud Alabamian –...

Letter to the Editor: Lee County jeopardy: What is a bond?

Dear Editor, Since the Commission and its Chairman have declined to explain why the County Engineer was un-bonded for nearly five years, a requirement of...

Op-Ed: Opelika needs broadband, here’s why

By Gary Fuller Mayor of Opelika Editor's note: The Observer has published several letters to the editor critical of city-owned and operated fiber optics systems and...

Opinion: Extending Opelika’s internet fiber should wait

By Alan Seals * Since the end of the Great Recession, just twenty counties generated half of the new businesses and the better part of...

Letter to the Editor: Thankful for Opelika

Dear Editor, Three days before this past Christmas (2016) we came through Opelika on our way to South Carolina to spend Christmas. We were traveling...

‘Unonimous’ installation of AU’s 19th president

By John Sophocleus For the Observer I observed installation of Steven Leath as AU’s 19th President at the University Ballroom March 20th.  AU’s Board of Trustees...

Letter to the Editor: Finding another way

Dear Editor, Alabama lawmakers are desperate to fund the basic needs of our state, especially now that the BP money has been exhausted. I have...