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Letters to Editor

Letter: Do homeless want to work?

December 2, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Maybe the next time the Council for the Homeless does a count of the homeless people in Vancouver, they should hand out a questionnaire that asks, “If you are able to work, would you take a job if the city of Vancouver could find you one?” Read story

Letter: Support Build Back Better bill

December 2, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Exciting to see bipartisan legislation pass to improve America’s infrastructure (“Biden signs $1T infrastructure bill with bipartisan crowd,” Associated Press, Nov. 15). Read story

Letter: End fossil fuel subsidies

December 2, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Fossil fuel tax subsidies, the opposite of a carbon tax, tilt the field to dirtier fuels against cleaner alternatives and demonstrate populist democracy. No politician wants discomforted voters at home or at the pump, hence G-20 countries, per Bloomberg, offered direct subsidies worth more than $3.3 trillion between 2015 and… Read story

Letter: Protect sanctity of unborn children

December 2, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

With respect to articles about state laws that limit when a woman may obtain an abortion, I do not see any voice for the most vulnerable in the discussion: the unborn child in the womb. Read story

Letter: Thanks for Herrera Beutler proposal

December 2, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Feeding Washington wants to thank Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler for introducing the Early Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act to help strengthen and expand access to nutritious meals for young children through the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Read story

Letter: Reach out to those with disabilities

December 2, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Nov. 27 marked the one-year anniversary of the tragic death of Karreon Walker-Franks, a local teen who was starved and neglected. He was especially vulnerable as he experienced developmental disability and was vision impaired. Read story

Letter: Herrera Beutler puts party first

December 2, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

My representative, Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, should hang her head in shame for voting against the infrastructure bill. Read story

Letter: Cut down on plastic waste

December 1, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

It’s heartbreaking to see turtles and whales die of starvation because of ingested plastic. Read story

Letter: Newcomer is revenge candidate

December 1, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

It took Joe Kent all of seven months from the time he registered to vote in Clark County to then file for a seat in Congress representing the 3rd Congressional District. In The Columbian article “3rd District contest beginning to heat up” (Nov. 17), it stated that Kent was unavailable… Read story

Letter: Electoral College anti-democratic

December 1, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

In response to “Electoral College makes sense” (Our Readers’ Views, Nov. 14): It is a plain fact that the Electoral College is (by any reasonable definition) anti-democratic. Read story