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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Democrats are erasing women

March 28, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

In response to the article, “Women’s health gets new attention,” I would submit the following: Joe Biden and the Democratic Party are pandering to votes but turn a blind eye to reality. It isn’t Republicans who have “no clue about the power of women.” Read story

Letter: History repeats in Europe

March 28, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Whatever happened to the Russia defending itself against Nazism during the Great Patriotic War? East German Nazis became communists. Now the old communists have become fascists. Putin doesn’t want partners or allies. He wants conquest and domination, while the U.S. and Europe hold their breath. 1939 all over again. History… Read story

Letter: Cheers for students

March 28, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Three cheers to the wonderful students at Fort Vancouver High School who stepped up to the plate to support their teachers. Perhaps cutting administration, rather than teachers, would be a better step to take. Just a thought. Read story

Letter: Invest in Ridgefield schools

March 28, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

As a volunteer door-knocker for the Ridgefield schools bond drive, I have spoken with many residents. One person said they cannot afford the cost. It is true. Schools cost money. But note: this bond will pass eventually. As more and more families choose to live in Ridgefield, parents will predominate… Read story

Letter: Don’t assist those here illegally

March 28, 2024, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I was shocked when I read in The Columbian that some of our tax money is going to provide state medical assistance for illegal immigrants (“Washington expands health care for undocumented immigrants,” The Seattle Times, March 12). Read story

Letter: Climate Act ‘fee’ is shocking

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

I was paying my monthly NW Natural gas bill and was shocked to see a $122 WA Climate Act Fee. Read story

Letter: Keep tolls, crime off new bridge

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

We are being nickeled and dimed to death in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District, and Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez is pushing hard for all of this. Read story

Letter: End military aid to Israel

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

It is beyond debate that, at times over the last 75 years, people on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have engaged in conduct beyond the pale, inflicting extensive pain and misery on ordinary people. Read story

Letter: Support Ridgefield schools bonds

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

Ridgefield schools are overcapacity. With nearly 18,000 residents, we rely on two elementary schools — the same model used when our city had a population a quarter of the size. Read story

Letter: When does life begin?

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

I’ve another answer to the “when does life begin” question (Our Readers’ Views, March 14), one not constrained by the Christian Bible story. Read story

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