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Letters to Editor

Letter: Columnist wrong on Afghanistan

August 29, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

With incredulity I read the piece by Mr. Jay Ambrose, “United States of incompetence.” Once again Mr. Ambrose goes off the rails on a crazy train. Read story

Letter: Prepare for new Washington tax

August 29, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Do you work and receive a W-2 form from your employer? If your answer is yes, be prepared for an “income tax” on your paycheck beginning Jan. 1, 2022. Read story

Letter: Reelect LaBrant for port

August 29, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Port of Vancouver Commissioner Eric LaBrant has served the public interest well and deserves reelection. Read story

Letter: State responsible for elk

August 29, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

“Landowners, Fish and Wildlife team up to take on elk” misses the mark on what’s really happening (The Columbian, Aug. 15). Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife wants you to believe elk fencing is the solution to all problems. It is not. Read story

Letter: Cultivate local agriculture

August 29, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

In October 1978, Columbian reporter Bob Beck wrote a profile of a rural area in west Clark County known as “Sara.” It is located north of Salmon Creek, about two miles west of the Clark County Fairgrounds, in the lower Whipple Creek Basin. Sara is verdant rolling farmland, Beck wrote,… Read story

Letter: Questions about water rights

August 29, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

The sprinklers at Harney Elementary School were going three separate times on Sunday, missing half the dead weed/grass lawn. Read story

Letter: Make the unvaccinated pay their way

August 28, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Reading the comment from Pat Williamson of Washougal, I completely agree that if the unvaccinated get sick, they should pay their own medical bills with their own assets. Read story

Letter: Preserve The Cedars as golf course

August 28, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

If the county were to purchase The Cedars, what scenarios exist whereby the golf course is preserved and viable and the surrounding areas can be improved to provide conservation and parklike amenities? Read story

Letter: City should require vaccines

August 28, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

It is disappointing that the city of Vancouver is shirking its responsibility of fighting the very infectious COVID-19 delta variant by not mandating that all employees get vaccinated. Read story

Letter: Waterfront development depressing

August 28, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

On a nice summer day, my wife and I decided to take a walk at The Waterfront Vancouver. As we walked, we became depressed; the pavement behind the pier in front of the Wild Fin restaurant was filthy from pedestrians eating greasy to-go foods that had been spilt, stepped on… Read story