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Letters to Editor

Letter: Let protesters have their say

July 25, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I think the protesters in Portland should be allowed to continue to freely express their frustration with Portland's ineffective governing and racist programs, as long as they only destroy property and not hurt anyone ... too badly. Read story

Letter: Where is defense against attack?

July 25, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

The most often repeated reason offered to resist further restrictions on assault rifles is that citizenry must be prepared to repulse a lawless federal government armed attack. Read story

Letter: Trump protects our property

July 25, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I find it refreshing to have someone who will step up and protect my portion of the federal building. Read story

Letter: Trump action is dangerous

July 25, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

As a native Oregonian who lives in Washington, I am very angry about what POTUS has done bringing in troops to Portland. Read story

Letter: Gorge plan vital to future

July 25, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

As the Gorge Commission updates the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area Management Plan, it needs to encourage the protection and expansion of forests in the area. Read story

Letter: Wake up, America

July 24, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

If you are puzzled or curious about what’s happening in Portland with unidentified federal agents rounding up and roughing up protesters without appropriate legal cause, go find a book on German history in the 1930s and you’ll find the explanation. It’s right out of the playbook of the National Socialist (Nazi) Party for silencing opposition. Read story

Letter: Libraries should be open

July 24, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I am a retired librarian and I question why libraries in Vancouver are not totally open. I use the Cascade Park Community Library on 136th Avenue and have never seen as many people there at one time as I see at Fred Meyer, Safeway, Michaels, and other stores. I believe if rules are followed such as wearing masks and maintaining social distancing, libraries are perfectly safe. Read story

Letter: Support Sinclair for Legislature

July 24, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Donna Sinclair is running for state representative in the 18th Legislative District, Position 2, because she plans to improve quality of life in Clark County. Read story

Letter: Keep state, religion separate

July 24, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I agree with Steve Engard's concern about public dollars from the Payroll Protection Program wrongly going to religious organizations ("Paycheck program mismanaged", Our Readers' Views, July 16). These payments demand careful attention and monitoring, especially now given the negotiations over a second round of such payments. Read story

Letter: Questions for Herrera Beutler

July 24, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I recently sent a letter to Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, with the following five questions: Read story