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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Display represents high hopes

May 7, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

On many Saturdays since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, I have witnessed the array of Ukrainian and U.S. flags on the Interstate 205 Bridge crossing the Columbia River. On April 15, I joined them by bringing my U.S. flag, responding to their heart-rending appeal for support. Read story

Letter: Save with innovative energy

May 6, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Would you be interested in a future that doesn’t hurt your wallet? A future for the kids, their kids, by changing the way we humans build our cities by using the storm and sewer system to make electricity? Read story

Letter: Vancouver Lake important for birds

May 6, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Your editorial (“Local governments must help Vancouver Lake,” The Columbian, May 1) missed the mark by only focusing on Vancouver Lake’s value as a playground for rowers and sailors. Read story

Letter: Gun control is constitutional

May 6, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

In response to two letter writers who supported an unfettered right of all citizens to bear arms under any circumstances (Our Readers’ Views, May 2), they need to read the full wording of the Second Amendment, which is as follows: Read story

Letter: Washougal levy provides benefits

May 6, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The Washougal School District levy that passed on April 25 was crucial to having a positive K-12 school experience for our youth. Opposers of the levy were not willing to pay an extra $1.99 through taxes to support staff, extracurricular activities and more. Read story

Letter: Passage of levies has benefits

May 5, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

The April 25 Washougal double-levy passage was critical for so many aspects of our community, education system and after-school support. Read story

Letter: Camas could use another restaurant

May 4, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

My husband and I were walking in downtown Camas yesterday, which we often do. Such a charming downtown with a growing retail interest. We were sorry to see another vacancy in eating establishments and were hoping for another restaurant to take its place. After reading letters to the editor (“Leave… Read story

Letter: Age not a concern

May 4, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

For those Democrats voicing concern about President Biden’s age, spare me. Unless inclusiveness is simply a tag line your speeches, it’s time you talk about what the president has accomplished in office instead of his age. Read story

Letter: Think of lives of others

May 4, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

I would think a little thoughtfulness and education would enlighten Mr. Alger (“AR-15s are fun to shoot,” Our Readers’ Views, April 27). AR-15s were designed for the military use only to kill as many enemies as possible at one time. AR-15 is the No. 1 choice for the most current… Read story

Letter: Nobody should live through this

May 4, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

On April 29, an attack with a rifle in Texas resulted in the death of five people over a simple request to stop firing the rifle because the noise was preventing a baby from sleeping. The shooter is a Mexican national. Card-carrying NRA zealots will offer their “thoughts and prayers”… Read story

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