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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Salmon are suffering

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

Too many things are being manipulated for salmon to survive. Read story

Letter: Local help for family historians

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

Reporter Nika Bartoo-Smith wrote an interesting and timely story (“Vancouver man’s family tree a window into African American history,” The Columbian, Feb. 25) about Ron Jefferson’s successful search for his enslaved ancestors. Websites like provide tools for conducting research into their heritage. Read story

Letter: Time for signs to go

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

Now that the election is over, when is the Vote NO on the Vancouver Public Schools levy organization going to remove and properly recycle its huge signs? I am in the Salmon Creek area, and there are still two huge, wood-supported signs up in the short drive from my house… Read story

Letter: Perez earns support

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

The 3rd Congressional District is fortunate to have Marie Gluesenkamp Perez as our representative. Living in rural Skamania County, Rep. Perez understands full well the agricultural issues that face her neighbors and fellow constituents. And as a small-business owner with her husband, Dean, she understands the challenges and frustrations that… Read story

Letter: Reject education bill

March 2, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

State Senate Bill 5462: It’s a rabbit hole. We shouldn’t even go there. Today, the legitimacy of school boards is in question. Traditional American K-12 boards are harassed and manipulated by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Board of Education. But a bigger problem is micromanagement by… Read story

Letter: Thanks to city of Washougal

March 2, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I needed to use my car Thursday morning to go into Vancouver and I was very impressed with how drivable the streets were. Read story

Letter: Support the right to repair

March 1, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

We deserve the right to repair the stuff we own. That has been a central message for Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, and the REPAIR Act she is co-sponsoring in Congress would be a huge win for American consumers. By reducing the environmental impacts of throwing out fixable products and… Read story

Letter: Support life-affirming rights

March 1, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The proposed amendment to the Washington State Constitution SJR 8202 states: “The state shall not deny or interfere with an individual’s reproductive freedom decisions, which includes” … abortion and contraception. Read story

Letter: Reject concrete plant

March 1, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I live in the Cedar 49 neighborhood, along with other veterans, teachers, firefighters, small-business owners, parents, and grandparents. I served my country for over 20 years, sacrificing time with my family, but knowing that I would have a good community where I could retire. But then the Clark County Council… Read story

Letter: Guns make us safer

March 1, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Many household items on record classified as an assault weapon (frying pan, jar, knife, club, car, bare fist, feet … ). President Joe Biden and Democrats will sensationalize any form of deception to begin the disarmament of American citizens. They continued to lie about the semi-automatic AR-15 firearm. Without gun… Read story

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