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Letters to the Editor

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

Letter: Reduce your carbon footprint now

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

Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, Vancouver City Council and city staff deserve congratulations for adopting our Climate Priority Resolution that sets a goal of 80 percent reduction in municipal operations greenhouse gas emissions by 2025, an 80 percent reduction of GHG emissions citywide by 2030, and carbon-neutrality citywide by 2040. Read story

Letter: City looks cheap

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

I am curious as to why Vancouver does such a poor job in maintaining the public areas in the city. Read story

Letter: Second Amendment about defense

June 19, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The Second Amendment is about more than firearms, beginning with a “well regulated militia being necessary.” Read story

Letter: Learn history of Pearson Field

June 19, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Re: Dave Herrera’s letter to the editor (“Purpose of Fort Vancouver is Lost,” Our Readers’ Views, June 12), I believe Mr. Herrera’s opinion is myopic and biased. Read story

Letter: Thanks to gardening columnist

June 19, 2022, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Thanks to The Columbian for running the excellent column “Gardening With Allen.” Read story