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Letters to Editor

Letter: Help tribes get water

August 5, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I challenge any and all community members in favor of keeping or discarding Columbia River High School's Chieftain mascot to move beyond symbolism for a time to offer a hand to real live people. Read story

Letter: Congressional spending is suspicious

August 5, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Where is the uproar about including $1.75 billion for a rebuild of the FBI building and $8 billion for weapons in the Coronavirus Relief Fund? Read story

Letter: Remove Snake River dams

August 5, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I am very saddened by the decision not to breach the Snake River dams for the sake of salmon and orcas. Read story

Letter: Modify residential zoning

August 5, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I appreciated the comments of Sierk Braam in the Friends of Clark County webinar about making changes to the local zoning codes. Read story

Letter: Herrera Beutler rises above fray

August 4, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

When election year rolls around, it's easy to get distracted (and disheartened) by the mudslinging and partisanship that seems to seep out of politicians and Washington, D.C. Read story

Letter: Voting is easy, entertaining

August 4, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

A few days ago my wife and I sat down to read the voter guide and vote. I must say its has been the most entertaining hour, and it proves we live in one of the freest countries in the world. Anyone can run for office, and should. It's their abilities and experience that need to be known, and you do have to start somewhere. Read story

Letter: Long will fill leadership void

August 4, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Politicians need to be judged on what they do, as what they say is questionable. Our president and his more than 20,000 lies is a prime example. Locally, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, plays into this scenario. Her talk rings hollow when actions such as voting against H.R. 6800 show that she cares more about not angering Trump than supporting the needs of the citizens of this district. Instead… Read story

Letter: Enforcement doesn’t add up

August 4, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I need help understanding the science. Read story

Letter: Long on right side of issues

August 4, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Carolyn Long is challenging Jaime Herrera Beutler in District 3. Both candidates are smart, decent and personable. But on my two big issues -- health care and climate change -- they could not be more different. Read story

Letter: Trump’s actions worrisome

August 4, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I am basically an optimist. I trust in our constitutional protections to ensure American's civil rights and freedom of speech. But after reading former senator and presidential candidate Gary Hart's July 23 New York Times opinion piece titled "How Powerful Is The President?" I am deeply worried about our country. Read story