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Letters to Editor

Letter: Let people weigh risks of virus

May 29, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I can't take it anymore. I see hundreds of people shopping at Costco, Walmart, Target, Home Depot, etc., and I can't go to a barbershop to get a haircut. My wife and I can't go to church or go to a movie or have dinner at a restaurant. Read story

Letter: Keep out undesirables

May 29, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I know we are itching to get this county going again, but hold on! I think we need to wait for Multnomah County in Oregon to open, so as to keep a gaggle of young Portlanders from disobeying our rules just to get away from their confinement. Read story

Letter: Pope John Paul II, by the numbers

May 29, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

18 May 2020 marked the centennial birthday of Pope John Paul II, and I constructed the following birthday curiosities in his honor: Read story

Letter: Trump’s actions below par

May 29, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

It appears that according to President Donald Trump, because of his definitive leadership, the virus has been beaten. Therefore, his attention has turned to another subject matter which he thinks and feels that he knows more about than anyone else that plays the game and the name of that game is golf. Read story

Letter: Mask-less people reveal themselves

May 29, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Going to a public place and not wearing a face mask not only demonstrates selfishness and arrogance, but a complete lack of caring for the health and well-being of others. Read story

Letter: America does not live up to ideals

May 29, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

For Memorial Day weekend The Columbian had the usual quotes: "the holiday recognizes a commitment to this nation's ideals," "we honor the dead by treating the living well," "sacrificed in the defense of freedom" ("Ideals the same in a different Memorial Day," The Columbian, May 25). Read story

Letter: Expand your data sources

May 28, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

It is amazing that conservative values have remained as strong as they are in the United States. Liberal views are thrust at us continuously from the educational system and the media. Read story

Letter: Proactive action is needed

May 28, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

After many reports nationally about meat packing plant employees contracting the virus, I wondered if Clark County Public Health ever thought about making a courtesy visit to similar processing plants like the Firestone Plant, which experienced a similar fate of their employees to help them take effective measures to prevent an outbreak. Read story

Letter: Prevent the spread of germs

May 28, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

To the people who choose to not wear a mask, in the presence of this coronavirus, I ask a question: Do you cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze? Of course you do. You cough or sneeze into your sleeve, or you use a tissue or a handkerchief. This prevents the spread of germs. Read story

Letter: Rep. Vick is on right track

May 28, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

During this pandemic, extreme political sides are the only ones we hear. People in the center of the political spectrum are left shaking our heads as the outsides squawk. The more I think about it, my whole life it has been like this. Read story