<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=192888919167017&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
Friday, March 1, 2024
March 1, 2024

Linkedin Pinterest
Opinionright chevron arrow icon

Letters to the Editor

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

Letter: Classrooms not the place for phones

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

Rarely has an editorial in The Columbian been as profoundly right as that of Feb. 8 (“Enforce cellphone restrictions in schools,” In Our View). Read story

Letter: Adjust school funding elections

February 19, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The Columbian’s editorial on the proposed bill in Olympia to lower the 60 percent vote for school funding raises questions (“55% OK for school bond measures reasonable,” In Our View, Jan. 27). Read story

Letter: Does anybody really want Trump?

February 17, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Our elected U.S. representatives need to be reminded they took an oath to protect our nation and Constitution, not an oath to protect The Donald’s campaign. Read story

Letter: Middle East peace is not easy

February 17, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

In his letter, David Wolf thinks that “Middle East peace should be easy” (Our Readers’ Views’, Jan. 24). Taking somebody’s property that has been in their family for generations is never easy. In the Koran Jesus is a great prophet, the Virgin Mary the most exalted female. Before the Christian… Read story

Letter: U.S. should push for cease-fire

February 17, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I am an 82-year-old who has voted Democratic in every presidential election since I was 18. However, today I see our tax dollars paying our client state, Israel, to kill thousands of civilian Palestinians in Gaza. To date, the civilian fatalities include over 10,000 Palestinian children. Read story

We encourage readers to express their views about public issues. Letters to the editor are subject to editing for brevity and clarity. Limit letters to 200 words (100 words if endorsing or opposing a political candidate or ballot measure) and allow 30 days between submissions. Send Us a Letter