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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Proposals for traffic safety

November 7, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

In Richard R. Gill’s letter (“Fix traffic in east Vancouver,” Our Readers’ Views, Oct. 27), he gives multiple suggestions to improve the conditions of 162nd/164th and Mill Plain Boulevard. Read story

Letter: Improve C-Tran schedules

November 7, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

C-Tran’s service has gotten really bad. Their scheduling is absolutely horrible. I have to rely on the bus to get to a lot of places and I need the bus to arrive when I need to get somewhere on time. Read story

Letter: Protect heroes, give them help

November 6, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The correlation between drug use and mental illness is strong and is an issue that can quickly go undetected. We look at our police force and see strong and resilient professionals but fail to recognize the hardships that can accompany their line of work. Read story

Letter: Perez loses touch

November 4, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Marie Gluesenkamp Perez’s statement in the 2022 Voters’ Pamphlet stressed her concern that inflation was hurting her District 3 constituents. Her second concern was “party bosses and special interests failing to solve our problems.” Read story

Letter: Consider Kennedy as alternative

November 4, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Columnist Jackie Calmes says the GOP is so anti-government it can’t govern at all (The Columbian, Oct. 26). The bickering and fighting over the speaker of the House is embarrassing, since it reveals divide between the right and the farther right. The idealistic Democrats also have issues with their left… Read story

Letter: Moral clarity lacking in Middle East

November 4, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I am deeply disturbed by the lack of humanity both Israel and Hamas are showing in the latest conflict. Read story

Letter: Council for Homeless offers thanks

November 4, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Council for the Homeless expresses its appreciation to the city of Vancouver, Clark County, the Community Foundation for Southwest WA and community members for participating in our Gathering for Change: Solving Homelessness Together events last week. Read story

Letter: Not your parents’ GOP

November 4, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Congressional Republicans have finally chosen a speaker; an inexperienced member hardly anyone knows. Here is what to know about Mr. Mike Johnson. Read story

Letter: Make housing more affordable

November 4, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

An issue that I have noticed is the shortage of affordable rental homes and the availability for extremely low-income households. Read story

Letter: Ways to reduce homelessness

November 3, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Like many others, I am growing increasingly concerned by the rising homeless population within Portland and Vancouver. Read story

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