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Letters to Editor

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

Letter: It’s too soon to open schools

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

As a science teacher in the Battle Ground school district, I miss seeing my students and teaching in-person classes. However, opening up schools at the current infection rate will put teachers and their families on the front line of the pandemic. Read story

Letter: Actions speak louder than words

July 23, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

It has always bothered me when my fellow citizens loudly and arrogantly proclaim, "America is the greatest country in the history of the world." None of our fellow humans living outside of our borders enjoy it when we boast that our people are the best, the bravest, strongest, smartest, most caring, and generous on the planet. Read story

Letter: Be smart, wear a mask

July 23, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Wearing a mask is the simplest and one of the most effective ways to fight the coronavirus. Read story

Letter: Portland mayor is incompetent

July 23, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Ted Wheeler is a prime example of no common sense, he does not deserve to be the mayor of a once clean, peaceful city. It has now been over 50 nights of total chaos in Portland and he calls it peaceful expressions of our democracy. Read story

Letter: Reelect state Senator Wilson

July 23, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

Washington state needs to help its citizens deal with the economic and health impacts of COVID-19. That should not include increasing taxes for those already devastated by this pandemic. Read story

Letter: Attend school at your own risk

July 23, 2020, 6:00am Letters to Editor

You are invited to donate your child to a national study, along with over 50 million others eligible across the nation. The purpose of the study is to send children to school in order to document how many students, teachers, and family members can get sick or die from COVID-19, and to determine the breadth and severity of morbidities. Read story