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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Intellectual, spiritual assaults

May 1, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Mr. Mattila informed us that we are on the path to destruction because we have turned away from God (“Chaos because we are ungodly,” Our Readers’ Views, Feb. 2). However, there are a few things for us to consider. Read story

Letter: Kudos to Vancouver officer

April 30, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Officer Andrea Mendoza did her job protecting all of us (“Jury acquits Vancouver Police officer … ” The Columbian, April 23), despite the political nonsense she was subjected to. Read story

Letter: Be aware of civil war elements

April 30, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I agree with John Crisp’s analysis of Alex Garland’s “Civil War” movie (“Sleepwalking into Civil War,” The Columbian, April 23). Read story

Letter: Speak up to boost child care

April 30, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The sad state of child care in America is well illustrated in the recent article, “America’s child care crisis is holding back moms without college degrees,” The Columbian, April 23). Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., counts child care as one of her top priorities. Read story

Letter: Law will better serve youth

April 30, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Washington is passing legislation that a child who commits a crime will be charged at the age they commit the crime. (“Bill to require Washington courts to try minors based on their age at the time of the crime awaits Inslee’s signature,” The Columbian, March 1). Such as if someone… Read story

Letter: We need Greene-free spaces

April 30, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Here’s a thought: Why don’t all the news organizations in the country agree to stop covering Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga.? Read story

Letter: Letter mischaracterizes candidates

April 29, 2024, 6:01am Letters to the Editor

In his letter “Poor choices for democracy” (Our Readers’ Views, April 20), Donald Knoop echoes the media narrative that Joe Biden is an “old man in dotage” and also calls Donald Trump a “buffoon.” I respectfully disagree. Read story

Letter: Lewallen needs to show up

April 27, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I found Larry Hoff’s letter (“Lewallen is best for Republicans,” Our Readers’ Views, April 20), in which he mischaracterizes Joe Kent as a “fringe candidate” and a “failed candidate” for losing the general election in 2022 while praising Mr. Kent for his military service, to be a curious juxtaposition for… Read story

Letter: Evil should not be tolerated

April 27, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Martin Niemoller was a Lutheran pastor in Germany when Hitler was in power and imprisoning and executing his political opponents. He was imprisoned by Hitler’s evil regime from 1938 to 1945, and narrowly escaped being executed. Here is a quotation from a speech he made in 1946, expressing his regret… Read story

Letter: U.N. must secure Palestinians

April 27, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

On April 18, the U.S. vetoed Palestinian statehood, declaring that statehood can only come through negotiations with Israel. But what if Israel doesn’t want to negotiate? After all, Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed U.S. commitment to Israeli security through Palestinian statehood in January, only for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu… Read story

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