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April 11, 2021

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Letters to Editor

Letter: Candidates are extremists

April 9, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

In response to "Three agree: Left is wrong direction" (The Columbian, April 1): Probably most people are familiar with the concept of bell curves and normal distribution. Read story

Letter: Focus on safety on the road

April 9, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

For better or worse, it seems more and more people are out in public and getting back on the roads. Read story

Letter: Help keep nature beautiful

April 9, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Since when has beauty gone out of style? Read story

Letter: Tax credit can be life saver

April 9, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

What would $500 extra mean for your family? For many people, this could be used to help pay bills and afford medical expenses, including mental health services. Read story

Letter: Keep focus on food safety

April 8, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

In a recent edition of The Columbian there was an article about how Clark County Public Health's food safety team will be limiting in-person, unannounced visits to local restaurants ("Food Safety program temporarily changes," The Columbian, April 2). Additionally, the results of the limited food protection efforts will no longer… Read story

Letter: Fairness in taxes is what we want

April 8, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Here we have Ann Donnelly, a businesswoman, telling us on The Columbian Opinion page that "their" No. 1 concern is the capital gains tax ("Proposed bills chart wrong course for state," The Columbian, April 4). She states it is likely to become an income tax: Republican spin in action. Read story

Letter: Demilitarize local police

April 8, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

We need ways to keep us safe in our communities. The thought of military equipment being used on our community streets puts fear in my heart and serious concern about those who are charged to keep the peace. One must be trained in war tactics to use war machines. Read story

Letter: Take back the 3rd District

April 8, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

From 1960 to 2011, the 3rd Congressional District had a Democratic representative, every year except a four-year period in the late '90s. The district has been deeply blue. Now, Democrats only see urban strongholds as their base. How'd we get here? Read story

Letter: TV needs censorship

April 8, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I grew up in the '50s; there were three TV networks and strong censorship. Elvis danced, but you could not see his hips; Lucy and Desi had twin beds. Today you cannot even watch the news in the evening without seeing ads with homosexual exposure. The evening action shows seem… Read story

Letter: Representation requires response

April 7, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I feel my county representatives should answer written questions in a timely manner since we cannot go to their meetings due to COVID-19. After all, we all pay their salary, as small as it is, and they are the ones who opted to be in the political arena. Read story