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Living hard with the 'Mayor Cooke Dream'

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 9:00AM

I agree with Mr. Richard Brandau's letter ("Against pay raise for mayor", March 13, Kent Reporter), but what do you expect when you attract people for the position of mayor at $102,000 like Suzette Cooke?

 

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Well-treated elephants earn retirement

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 9:00AM

Today, as I sit in my broker's office at Kent Station's Coldwell Banker Bain Real Estate, reading the Kent Reporter article on how the elephants will be removed from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, my mind drifts back to the hot summer day in 1975.

Against pay raise for mayor

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 9:00AM

It seems that Mayor (Suzette) Cooke is only concerned that her salary should be comparable to the salaries of mayors of similar-sized cities.

Activists take their toll

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 9:00AM

It’s startling to see that elephants will no longer be in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

WHL players need to be treated, paid fairly for work

  • Mar 6, 2015 at 9:00AM

Frankly, I'm very surprised our local legislators are actively supporting, or appear to support, SB 5893 and HB 1930.

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Should statewide standardized tests factor into teacher and principal evaluations?

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