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Letters to Editor

Letter: Protect green infrastructure

June 18, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

My husband and I want to express our dismay and heartbreak over the widespread destruction of trees and open, green spaces that we witness daily in Vancouver and Clark County. Read story

Letter: CRT is not demonizing

June 18, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Casey Heinrich’s statements about Critical Race Theory suggests that they have likely not read it, and instead, they choose to describe it using the terminology and descriptors of the distant Right. Read story

Letter: Change offshore fishing practices

June 18, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

On Wednesday, The Columbian reported that the “feds” might restrict salmon fishing along the coast of Oregon and Washington in “bad run” years to protect Chinook salmon to provide more food for orcas. Read story

Letter: Get your vaccine, be safe

June 17, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Douglas Nead expressed concern that he didn’t qualify for the lottery in either Oregon or Washington — as a Washington resident who got his shots in Oregon (“Shut out of the lottery,” Our Readers’ Views, June 12). Read story

Letter: Climate change calls for urgency

June 17, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

In February, The Columbian wrote in support of higher energy efficiency standards in buildings: “But the urgency of climate change demands action, not more rounds of claiming ‘now just isn’t a good time’ ” (“In Our View: New homebuilding standards necessary hurdle,” The Columbian, Feb. 1). Read story

Letter: Environmentalists score victories

June 17, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

First, thank you to The Columbian for making the Kalama methanol plant’s demise the lead on Page A1 (“Company cancels Kalama plant,” The Columbian, June 12). Read story

Letter: Immigrant workers are needed

June 17, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Immigration policy is a complex matter on which opinions vary greatly. Read story

Letter: Libraries open to suggestions

June 17, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I was devastated to read the letter to the editor concerning the library’s books-by-mail program and our failure to meet a disabled patron’s needs. Read story

Letter: Location important for RV parks

June 16, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Woodland is considering a new RV park, which would be good for the community if it is as well-maintained as the park down by the river or the one in east Kelso. Read story

Letter: Educate about inequity

June 16, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I was a bit confused reading Casey J. Heinrich’s opinion regarding proposed equity practices in the Washougal School District (“Reject demonization of ideals,” Our Readers’ Views, June 13). Read story