Letters to the Editor

Their voices are loud and clear

For the first time in more than a year, I am actually beginning to feel hopeful. The youth of our country, indeed those right here in Rappahannock County, have inspired me that change is possible and so I plan to be more active in the fight to reduce gun deaths. […]

Letters to the Editor

Not in a teacher’s DNA

The same people that have been denied living wages, who have watched their pensions raided by politicians, are now being asked to put a big target on their backs and carry guns at school. There are so many things wrong with this idea. […]

Letters to the Editor

Let’s stop the nonsense

t’s time we demand and demonstrate real leadership. Asking our county government to adhere to the rule of law is not a distraction. No more shortcuts, back-room deals and favors, and ignoring the rules put in place to protect the citizenry. […]


Steeped in history

The 12-day adventure included touring cathedrals, castles, landscapes, galleries, quaint villages, and historic homes. There was even a medieval banquet replete with a sword fighting demonstration. As Youngquist described the experience, “memories that will last a lifetime.” […]

Letters to the Editor

From nightmare to rescue

All of you able-bodied men and women out there who may be thinking of volunteering for a worthy cause, please consider joining a fire department or rescue squad! They provide a necessary, great, and much-needed service, and need more volunteers in order to keep providing critical care to Rappahannock County citizens. […]

Letters to the Editor

The heart of an incident

I was there during the storm and was so amazed and inspired of the professionalism, competence, dedication and calm demeanor of the dispatchers, who are really the heart of any incident. To all the dispatchers you did an amazing job during the storm. […]

Letters to the Editor

‘Harvests’ are for crops

Why not reprint this article, replacing the word “harvest” with the word “kill.” Better still, perhaps the news media can change their verb — “Last night, a man was harvested after being attacked by home invaders.” See? Now it doesn’t sound so bad! […]