Letters to the Saddlebag Notes

After reviewing a long-standing policy prohibiting Letters to the Editor, the Saddlebag Notes staff has decided to create a space for resident commentary both in print and on the website. Due … Read more

Most of us don’t like speed bumps, but many of us like to go too fast. There is a way to eliminate the need for more speed humps which disrupt a smooth drive, potentially damage vehicles, and … Read more

SaddleBrooke has a brand-new public forum for opinions, discussions, and observations. For the first time SaddleBrooke residents can submit Letters to the Editor potentially for publication mo… Read more

Letters to the Arizona Daily Star

I would like to see the following. U S citizens referred to as Americans, including Native Americans, Asian Americans, African Americans, Mexican Americans, etc. Pensions of all elected offici… Read more

The book, Too Much and Never Enough by Trump's niece, Mary Trump, PH. D., (advanced psychology) is a psychosomatic thriller about the man who “threatens the world’s health, economic security, … Read more

Outfitted in battlefield gear, the secret deployment of unidentified federal forces to Portland, OR without the city or state’s request or advanced knowledge is extremely ominous. That other c… Read more

I appreciate the high-humor in Toni Schlecht's Saturday letter. She dislikes biased opinion pieces from Trump-haters. She likes "facts." She then proceeds to march out her Trump-loving biased … Read more

Remember Sarah Palin's quote,"How's that hopey changey thingy workin' out for ya"? To paraphrase her, one could ask Trump, "How's that disapperin' thingy working out for ya?" Read more

Is there more racism, not less, now than before the protests over George Floyds’ death? Are the protests, with continuing riots and property destruction, setting race relations back, not impro… Read more

As a retired engineer I dealt in facts, not predictions. This administration has been warning us of the by-products of the pandemic. We were told by the “chosen one”, that the suicide, murder … Read more

Saturday, your paper published a letter from Rosalie Wright, complaining about an opinion piece by Michael Gerson, and concluding that it is evidence of a "fake and corrupt" media. I don't get… Read more

I want to express my gratitude to the surgical team at the SAVAHCS, otherwise known as the VA Hospital in Tucson. I have been well cared for by the doctors and the entire staff at both the hos… Read more