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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Put people over profits

September 16, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Columnist Bruce Yandle (“Return to reliance on free-market capitalism,” The Columbian, Sept. 11) falls back to 1912, citing a time of free-market capitalism with Woodrow Wilson winning out over Teddy Roosevelt. 1912, a time when if you got sick, you got fired. Wages could be cut in half. If you… Read story

Letter: Drivers pose danger to others

September 16, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

There was an article in The Columbian about making right turns on red lights illegal in Washington. I’m in agreement with that. Read story

Letter: Changes welcome along McGillivray

September 15, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I drive and walk along McGillivray Boulevard almost daily and there’s a terrible safety risk (“Make McGillivray work for residents,” Our Readers’ Views, Sept. 8). I have witnessed flagrant disregard for the speed limit and stop signs, especially from Chkalov to 136th Avenue. Read story

Letter: Show others the light

September 14, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

A recent letter from Mr. Schimelpfenig (“Repent before it’s too late,” Our Readers’ Views, Sept. 9) caused, yet again, a painful disconnect between my head and heart. I determined that this was due to his constant and stony-hearted use of guilt, shame, fear, threats, etc., for the purpose of persuading… Read story

Letter: Newspaper reflects local interests

September 13, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

On Sept. 5, The Columbian published an article on a topic of great interest to many of us (“Clark Asks: Where are the affordable housing projects for Clark County?”). Read story

Letter: Biden is healthy for America

September 13, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I must take issue with the letter Ms. Gregg wrote to President Joe Biden (“Biden should step down,” Our Readers’ Views, Sept. 7) in which you claim that “the survival of our democracy demands” that he step down for a younger, “more vibrant candidate.” Read story

Letter: Consider source of high gas prices

September 13, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

During a recent trip to Bend, Ore., I noticed gas prices in Central Oregon were substantially less than here in the Vancouver/Portland metro area at about $4.30 a gallon. Read story

Letter: Work-around won’t work

September 13, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Regarding Joe Kooijman’s letter (“Working around public education,” Our Readers’ Views, Sept. 8), his idea of finding a way around the constitution wouldn’t work for Washington. Read story

Letter: Haley stands out among candidates

September 12, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

News organizations last week reported that this year’s national deficit will exceed $2 trillion dollars — that’s 12 zeros, folks. With unemployment at historic low levels and a growing economy. Read story

Letter: Trump instigates crimes

September 12, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I’ve been hearing a lot about the events of Jan. 6 and Trump. Read story

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