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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Wrap heads around climate change

August 15, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Re: Those who are striving to repeal carbon pricing. The concept around carbon pricing is to promote climate planning and projects that may decrease the effects of global warming. Yes, it is real! Read story

Letter: Work for nuclear-free world

August 15, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

As we commemorate the 78th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Japan, and acknowledge the U.S. Senate which finally passed an amendment to expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to include New Mexico downwinders and post-1971 uranium miners, there remains more than 15,000 abandoned uranium mines yet to be cleaned… Read story

Letter: Vote to defeat evil

August 15, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The following quote is all so true: “All that is needed for evil to prevail is for good people to remain silent.” Read story

Letter: Carbon pricing is needed

August 14, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

It looks like the Washington authorities forgot to give some basic education to voters about the concept of carbon price as a strategy for climate-change mitigation when they adopted the new carbon-pricing program. It is all so simple to explain. Wikipedia as usual does a good job in its carbon… Read story

Letter: Would love to see light rail

August 12, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Susan Allen claims to know what Vancouver wants (“Perez should listen to constituents,” Our Readers’ Views, Aug. 3). Read story

Letter: Make progress on I-5 Bridge

August 12, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The article “Letter to support I-5 Bridge grant a challenge” (The Columbian, Aug. 5) brought back the chaos and shortsightedness of our Clark County elected representatives. Read story

Letter: Let DeSantis protect Trump

August 12, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Reflecting on recent history I can’t help but recall the legend of Emperor Nero fiddling while Rome burned. Read story

Letter: Stream restoration pays off

August 12, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I read Alex Baumhardt’s article (“Efforts fail to help salmon,” The Columbian, Aug. 4), first with interest, then with disappointment. While the many impacts and expense of hatchery production she lists are real, lumping stream rehabilitation efforts and their costs with it leaves the impression that both are failures and… Read story

Letter: Homelessness has consequences

August 12, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I’m happy to see the city has an experienced and compassionate policeman to head up the homeless detail (“Vancouver police Officer Tyler Chavers builds trust, relationships as member of city’s homeless response team,” The Columbian, Aug. 2). Read story

Letter: Let’s build on Biden policies

August 12, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

George Will’s opinion piece (“We can fix fiscal crisis, but we won’t,” Aug. 7) blamed “the two principle drivers of federal crisis, Social Security and … Medicare” for deficits and the recent downgrading of America’s credit rating. Conservatives overlook the most obvious way to fix their self-created problem by raising… Read story

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