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Letters to Editor

Letter: Don’t be fooled by advertising

April 13, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

It’s easy to respond sarcastically to Michelle Palacio’s letter thanking fracked gas for producing beer, inviting everyone to chill out about all this climate stuff and just have a drink (“Natural gas has benefits,” Our Readers’ Views, April 10). Read story

Letter: Pool restrictions don’t add up

April 13, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I have to say I’m very disappointed in the COVID-19 “rules” at the YMCA. They have a 25-yard pool, but only allow 10 people in at a time. Read story

Letter: Stop insanity in Vancouver

April 12, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I couldn’t help but notice a homeless encampment just before the Interstate 205 northbound Mill Plain exit. Read story

Letter: No thanks for Trump

April 12, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

In his March 16 column, Jay Ambrose lamented that President Biden has not thanked ex-President Trump enough for his efforts, including dealing with the virus ("Biden forgets to say thanks to Trump," The Columbian, March 16). Allow me to correct that: Read story

Letter: Candidate reveals herself

April 12, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

It's hard to see just what Heidi St. John is proposing in her Facebook rant ("St. John identifies 'woke crisis,' " The Columbian, March 21), but she was obviously outraged. So were many other Americans. Read story

Letter: Comments demonstrate racism

April 12, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I feel that the letters published in your Tuesday, March 30, Our Readers' Views section demonstrated the depth of historical systemic racism affecting our American psyche: both Steve Friebel in "Judge violates his duty" and Karan Bailey in "Give Judge Zimmerman a break." Read story

Letter: Turn Gateway into transit center

April 11, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Before the Waterfront Gateway area is sold to a developer (“Waterfront Gateway has suitors,” The Columbian, April 4), it should be considered for developing a multimodal transit center. Read story

Letter: Help dogs become socialized

April 11, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

It's no secret that during lockdown there has been a huge boom in dog adoptions. With the current state of isolation, it only makes sense that more people are craving a canine companion. These "pandemic puppies" have had the benefit of more time from their owners dedicated to training and… Read story

Letter: Help all Americans achieve dream

April 11, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

In 1931, historian James Truslow Adams coined the phrase "American Dream" to capture the optimism of the American people. It's built upon the self-evident truth, identified by Thomas Jefferson, that all men are created equal. Read story

Letter: Support HB 1310 for de-escalation

April 11, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Initiative 940 required law enforcement officers to have de-escalation training. Now in our state Legislature HB 1310 requires that de-escalation really be used. What does that mean? Read story