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Letters to Editor

Letter: Councilors condemn violence

January 12, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

As elected representatives, we denounce the violence witnessed at our nation’s and our state’s capitals on Wednesday. We believe it is important the Clark County community know where we stand on this issue. Read story

Letter: Stand against white supremacy

January 12, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

I believe what happened Wednesday is connected to the rise of white supremacy. In her book "Caste," Isabel Wilkerson notes that our country has a centuries-old history of caste. People who look like me are part of the dominant caste. When the dominant caste fears losing its dominance, it will… Read story

Letter: Stand up to a bully

January 12, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

A bully respects no honorable norm. A bully is unpredictable. Read story

Letter: Actions must have consequences

January 12, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

So, if we do nothing we are saying: It's OK to destroy public property, to desecrate our House and Senate chambers, to incite a riot when attempting to destroy a certified election, to invade a branch of the United States government with plastic ties in hand for the purpose of… Read story

Letter: Protect our house

January 12, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

"This is my house and we're taking it back," shouted the wide-eyed middle-aged white guys smashing windows at the U.S. Capitol building. They went on to trash "Our House," the heart of our democracy. Read story

Letter: Trump is an accomplice

January 12, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Beyond sedition, Trump in his capacity as commander in chief has betrayed the military by inciting the seditious mob that murdered Brian Sicknick, a soldier/policeman. Read story

Letter: Demand personal responsibility

January 12, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Ann Donnelly's opinion piece regarding Kevin Peterson Jr. has provoked a lot of heated commentary ("Kevin Peterson Jr. didn't have to die," The Columbian, Jan 3). In the 2008 primary, I couldn't decide between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Both were highly intelligent, well-spoken and presidential. I was leaning toward… Read story

Letter: Honest investigation is needed

January 11, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

The existence of election fraud seems to be believed by enough people to make discussion of it a worthy subject. The attorney general stated that there is not sufficient evidence to believe that fraud affected the election’s outcome. Does that then justify allowing lesser amounts of fraud to remain unpunished?… Read story

Letter: President brings us to a nadir

January 11, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Not Vladimir Putin, nor Xi Jinping, nor Kim Jong Un could have orchestrated what occurred in our nation's capital on Wednesday. It required our sitting president, Donald John Trump, who called upon his rabble of sycophants to descend on Washington, D.C., to disrupt the lawful, peaceful transfer of power that… Read story

Letter: Make projects meet new standards

January 11, 2021, 6:00am Letters to Editor

The Vancouver City Council recently voted to approve development for Columbia Palisades. The approved agreement vests the project to current development regulations. That means the development won't have to comply with future environmental requirements the city adopts. Read story