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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Feb. 28, 2024

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Street planning doesn’t make sense

February 21, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

City planners offer three options to citizens in their McGillivray Boulevard project; all close two of the four lanes. This plan works against citizens and efficient movement. Read story

Letter: Find fix for immigration problems

February 21, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Seems every presidential election cycle brings the subject of illegal immigration to the forefront. Read story

Letter: U.S. has problems to solve

February 21, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Congress and the U.S. president should do whatever they must to resolve the situation in Ukraine. Read story

Letter: Reject ballot initiatives

February 21, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Ann Donnelly (“Six initiatives offer voters rare opportunity,” The Columbian, Feb. 3) writes that voters’ “best route to change our state’s direction may lie with six ballot initiatives.” I agree, though I see the opportunity very differently. Read story

Letter: Hold Congress accountable

February 21, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The Constitution, which all in Congress swear to uphold, requires that Congress must pass a budget to serve the nation for the next fiscal year. Read story

Letter: Allow nonlethal police restraints

February 20, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The Washington Senate unanimously approved a ban on hog-tying by police (The Associated Press, Feb. 6). Read story

Letter: Protect Social Security

February 20, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Did I hear right that Social Security does not have to pay you back? In the court case Flemming v. Nestor: Nestor lost, so the government does not have to pay you back your money you paid into it. This was done back in 1960. Read story

Letter: Increase traffic enforcement

February 20, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Due to the lack of enforcement in the city and county, our traffic management is abysmal. Read story

Letter: Blame government for inflation

February 20, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The last year has been replete with news stories about inflation and the difficulties people are having making ends meet. Inflation is always erroneously blamed on corporate greed such as Big Oil, Big Pharma, Big Ag or the generic Wall Street ripping people off. It never reports on the true… Read story

Letter: Secure access to infrastructure

February 20, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Recently news articles reported that foreigners have hacked into the computer systems controlling many of our critical infrastructure sectors. Read story

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