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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Change habits, free parking spaces

June 22, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

If we never make it easier to stop being dependent on gas-powered motor vehicles, we will never get there. Read story

Letter: Head-to-toe protection

June 22, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

In the June 5 letters to the editor, one writer suggested schoolchildren wear bulletproof vests. However, he has not thought this through completely. Bulletproof vests would ultimately prove inadequate given that several children in Uvalde, Texas, were shot in the head, requiring parents to submit DNA to identify said children. Read story

Letter: Leave healthy planet for our youth

June 22, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

“Fires, heat waves cause ‘climate anxiety’ in youth” (Associated Press, June 15) is an urgent topic that points out the anxieties and depression of the generations that will be most affected by climate change. Read story

Letter: Some things don’t make sense

June 21, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

When I was a child my parents said to me, son, when you get older you will understand this or that. Well Mom and Dad, I am older now, almost 80, and there are still a number of things I do not understand. Read story

Letter: Vote for gun control

June 21, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The NRA says, “Your freedom is under attack!” It is our politicians’ allegiance to the NRA that is attacking us. Read story

Letter: County council ignores public

June 21, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Public participation in local government is an established and important part of good governance. It ensures that our elected officials serve the public — not special interests and self-interest. And yet, our county council has proven once and for all that the interests of their constituents are of no importance… Read story

Letter: Support Steinke for utilities

June 21, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

As public utility commissioner, Don Steinke will work to maintain low rates and great customer satisfaction. Read story

Letter: Gun ownership is a privilege

June 20, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

In his Wednesday letter to the editor, Mr. Ault writes a very interesting and informative letter about the design of the AR-15 rifle (“AR-15 is natural evolution,” Our Readers’ Views, June 15). Read story

Letter: Listening is a superpower

June 20, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Recently, I encountered a young man in crisis on the Broadway Bridge. Read story

Letter: Dams need to come out

June 20, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The fishing opportunity on the Columbia River — once world-renowned — is today marked by closure after closure. Read story