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Letters to Editor

Letter: Plans for the future

May 28, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Just saw a story about airlines trying to smooth the path for people to feel safe flying inside tight spaces. For the sake of economic security I suggest: Ground all but large-capacity passenger planes, open up seating while escalating seat prices so the rich can put some of the Phase 1 corporate stimulus back into the economy. Imagine the amount of cheap jet fuel to be burned for that good… Read story

Letter: Questions to ponder

May 28, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Time at home for deep thoughts, deeper questions: Do I have to chop onion for another casserole? Will businesses survive? Will they ever get out of debt? Will those without jobs? Will The Columbian survive? What does the Constitution mean by "promote the general Welfare"? Read story

Letter: Set aside time for mask-wearers

May 27, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

As someone who follows CDC guidelines and wears a mask when I am shopping, I am distressed and disgusted by some of our citizens who don't and by gutless merchants who allow the maskless to frequent their establishments. Read story

Letter: Stop buying toxic chemicals

May 27, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I wonder ... How much healthier would the planet and its inhabitants become if we all made one simple decision: to stop buying common but nonessential toxic chemicals? Read story

Letter: State keeps piling on residents

May 27, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

It's great that Clark County may soon have the state's permission to apply for the restoration of some of the rights and freedoms of its residents. Read story

Letter: Trump supporter misinformed

May 27, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I saw a young guy in a black T-shirt with one of those black and white America flags and the words freedom, flag and family, nice sentiments, and a big Trump sticker on the back window. Read story

Letter: Faith not contained in a building

May 27, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Churches should not be used as political pawns for either side of the aisle. As the pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, I will not recklessly risk people’s lives during a pandemic. Read story

Letter: Protect others, wear a mask

May 27, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

The other day, a tall, lanky man passed me in my local post office. I was wearing my mask as I made my way to the front to mail my package. As he passed me, I heard him say, "You're not supposed to wear that thing if you're not sick." I stopped in my tracks and turned around to face him, but he was already walking out the door. Read story

Letter: Putting stimulus to good use

May 26, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

In the mail I recently received an "economic impact payment" check, unnecessarily embossed with the offensive name of Donald J. Trump. Read story

Letter: Public is not being responsible

May 26, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

There have been numerous letters to the editor, newspaper articles, and segments on televised news where people express the opinion that the economy should be reopened without delay. Read story