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Letters to Editor

Letter: Support Long for Congress

February 25, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Southwest Washington has a unique opportunity to send a creative problem-solver to Congress in 2020. Carolyn Long is that candidate. I've had the pleasure of meeting Ms. Long on several occasions and have found her to be thoughtful, engaging and an excellent listener to the concerns and ideas of residents in our area. Like me, Carolyn grew up in a small town, learning the virtues of hard work, integrity and… Read story

Letter: Teach life skills in school

February 25, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I can summarize what I learned in high school pretty quickly. I remember some math formulas. I can also name some grammar rules and list off a few Shakespeare plays. In the years that I've been out of high school I can confidently say that none of these things have been put to any use. I'm not saying that they aren't important, but are they important enough to have spent… Read story

Letter: Support Warren for president

February 25, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I am supporting Elizabeth Warren for president because she will fight for me. Want to know how she will fight for you? She will fight for you if: Read story

Letter: First Amendment trampled

February 23, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Regarding "Camas principal resigns after Kobe comment" (The Columbian, Feb. 13): Whatever happened to "I disagree with what you say, but I'll defend you to the death for your right to say it"? Read story

Letter: Ranked-choice voting worth a look

February 23, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Ranked-choice voting is not complicated. Even The Columbian explained it very well (“How does ranked-choice voting work?” The Columbian, Feb. 16). This new idea of ranking our choices on the ballot — the concept that our second, (or third, or fourth) might actually allow our voice to be heard — is part of a solution. It’s no wonder that something different might require us to think about it, just a… Read story

Letter: Support Long for Congress

February 23, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Carolyn Long is the kind of person I want representing me in Congress. Read story

Letter: Make sports betting work for all

February 23, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Thanks to The Columbian's Editorial Board for deftly pointing out the flaws in the sports-gambling bill currently being considered by the Washington Legislature ("Blowing the whistle on sports-gambling bill," The Columbian, Feb. 19). Read story

Letter: Pitch in for Meaningful Movies

February 23, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

It has been nearly two years since Meaningful Movies at Cascade Park has screened a documentary movie. Read story

Letter: Consolidate background checks

February 23, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I write to express my disappointment at the recent votes of my representatives, Paul Harris and Vicki Kraft, in opposition to HB 2467. Read story

Letter: Trump is destroying diversity

February 22, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

It is a bad idea to be moving for more restrictions on immigration and shutting out the United States from other parts of the world. Read story