I agree with John Marty that a policy of 'housing first' makes humane and fiscal sense ("Rethinking homelessness: following Utah's lead," Nov. 4). I am a newly licensed drug and alcohol counselor and I have some family experience that tells me housing greatly reduces drug use.
The Salvation Army needs volunteers to the ring the bells and tend the iconic red kettles during the holiday season. Please call 651-746-3519 for further information. You will be helping the needy meet urgent needs.
We are writing to endorse Bob Willmus for re-election to the Roseville City Council. We have known Bob for several years and served with him on various city projects. Bob is not your typical partisan or one-issue politician.
A few years ago, while working as a free-lance writer covering the District 623 School Board race, I received an anonymous tip about Kaying Thao’s "criminal record." I chose not to pursue it, because I sensed that the messenger was vindictive and because I knew Kaying Thao.
I think it’s very telling that Heidi Gunderson, candidate for state representative in District 42B (Little Canada, Vadnais Heights, Gem Lake and parts of Roseville and Shoreview)is president of a rebar (reinforcement bar)company.
Integrity is the word which most often comes to mind regarding Tammy McGehee. As shown on Tammy’s recent direct mail piece, it’s the word used by both Senator John Marty and former Representative Mindy Greiling in their endorsements for her re-election to the Roseville City Council.