Experience a key difference in race One candidate for Eau Claire Branch 5 judge graduated from law school only seven years ago, spent the next five years in Washington, D.C., moved to Eau Claire just two years ago, has little experience representing clients in court, and has tens of thousands of dollars to spend on advertising (including money from an out-of-state Republican member of Congress). The other candidate is Sarah Harless. Sarah graduated from law school 14 years ago at the top of
Teacher on point Thanks for the essay on school violence by Rachael Harry, who teaches theater in an Oregon school thousands of miles from Parkland, Fla. Her high school students are likewise traumatized by bullets shot in Parkland. Her message of teaching empathy and a call to adults to grow up and be responsible needs to be heard by everyone. We should all be theater students. PETER WHITIS Eau Claire A worthy candidate It is with great pleasure that I am able to endorse Lyndsey Boon
Zoning woes Both a Leader-Telegram article and Councilwoman Kathy Mitchell inferred that our neighborhood’s objections to the rezoning of an adjoining property from single-family to duplex is our fear of strangers and desire for isolation. Nothing could be further from the truth. Our Shorewood Heights neighborhood testified before the Plan Commission and City Council objecting to rezoning and building a street through Northwest Community Park, our neighborhood’s southern border.