Letters to the Editor deadline for the Nov. 6 election is Friday, Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. and such letters should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters must be limited to 100 words and hard-copy delivered letters must include name, street/city address and phone number. Local government entities (including school boards) with levies on the ballot are entitled to one guest column speaking for the entire board and limited to 300 words. Letter-writing campaigns for any single issue or candidate are strongly discouraged. Each letter will be considered for publication on its unique message and merits.