The Reporter welcomes lett ers to the editor on subjects of interest to our rea ders. Short lett ers are most likely to be chosen for public ation. The edi tor res erv es the right to edi t letters to me et space requirements, for clari ty, or to avoid obs cenit y, libel or invasion of privac y. Lett ers must be sig ned and complete withamailing ore- mail address and telephone number for verific ation. Unsigned letters will not be published.
Lett ers in supp ort or opposition of pol iti cal candidates will not be pub - lished. Persons wishing to endorse or oppose candidates are invited to contact our adverti sing depar tment. Opinions ex pressed in letters are those of the writer and not necess aril y those of thi s newspaper.