Category: Times Opinion

Aberdeen is a great town

To all the folks in Aberdeen, My wife and I are recent members of the Aberdeen community moving here just two years ago. Just last month we witnessed and participated in our second Aberdeen Daze celebration. That was capped off…

Thanks for privilege teaching in Aberdeen

To the parents and students of the Aberdeen School District, Twenty years ago I started a journey here in Aberdeen that would change my life. Since that time I have had the chance to work with and get to know…

Thanks for hard work

To the editor, Those in charge of the Aberdeen cemetery are to be complimented on the appearance of the cemetery. I visited over the Memorial Day weekend and was impressed. The grass was watered and weed free, time had been…

We want the best for your students

Letters to the editor Dear editor and fellow Aberdeen School District patrons, The teachers within the Aberdeen School District are passionate about our work as we want nothing less than the best for our students. Poet William Butler Yeats remarked,…

Worried about school’s direction

Letters to the editor Dear editor and fellow Aberdeen School District patrons, I, together with many other concerned parents and community members are worried about the direction our school district has seemingly taken with regard to attracting new talented teachers…

Things are different now

To the editor, Recently The Aberdeen Times reported in ‘city council news’ that it had been discovered the city did not have legal papers as to ownership of the city hall property I sold them “40 years ago”, (actually 45…

Thanks to all who helped and attended

To the editor, The Aberdeen American Legion and the Aberdeen American Legion Auxiliary thank all who came and supported our fundraiser dinner for Leland Sorensen. We know it was a bad night as the basketball team was at the state…

“Growing Our Own” program works in A.F.

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia I have been meaning to conclude my last three columns with more details about a remarkable thing that is happening in our community. In failing to do so I thought I would dedicate…

Thanks for supporting the book fair

To the editor, Thank you to the Aberdeen community for your generous support of our annual Scholastic Book Fair that was held in November. A special thanks to the parents who staffed the fair. We couldn’t run a book fair…