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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Republicans are the problem

January 8, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Ever since Ronald Reagan declared that “government is the problem,” the Republican Party has been hard at work to make it so. The attempted coup on Jan. 6, 2021, and this week’s fiasco in the House of Representatives are but two glaring illustrations of their determination to undermine and, eventually,… Read story

Letter: Rivers supports psilocybin therapy

January 8, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

Over half a million veterans call Washington home. Many struggle with mental health or substance abuse disorders, with no relief from medication — only terrible side effects. Some have lost more friends and colleagues to suicide than enemy fire. Read story

Letter: Histrionics are destructive

January 8, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

From “How Americans Can Stand Against Extremism” (The New York Times, Dec. 24): “… Drag queen story events are similar to other public readings for children, except that readers dress in a highly stylized and gender-fluid manner and often read books that focus on acceptance and tolerance.” A recent drag… Read story

Letter: Need for more hospitals

January 8, 2023, 6:00am Letters to the Editor

On Dec. 10, I was taken to the PeaceHealth emergency room by ambulance. From fire department, ambulance crew, the nurses, doctors and CNAs: everyone there gave me the best of care under the circumstances. Read story

Letter: C-Tran plan is clueless

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

I received a postcard from C-Tran bragging about the Mill Plain Vine. They showed where the stops would be. Mostly at major intersections. The total number of stops equate to the number of stops the regular Mill Plain bus has from Andresen Road to downtown. I haven’t slept. I lay… Read story

Letter: Spending bill is flawed

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

There is so much negativity toward conservatives that I find it hard to make it through an article. Read story

Letter: Book worth reading

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

“Children Under Fire,” written by John Woodrow Cox, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, is a clarion call for lawmakers to address this crisis we have in America. This book, at times heartbreaking, is an excellent read. Read story

Letter: Protect children from gun violence

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

I do not really care if guns kill people or people kill people. I do care that since 2020, more children in this country have died from gun violence than from car accidents. Gun violence is now the leading cause of death for our children. Read story

Letter: Reduce mail delivery

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

People are having issues about late or nonexistent mail delivery. Read story

Letter: Jesus, Trump show dichotomy

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

Re: “Jesus Christ holds the keys” by Roy Schimelpfenig (Our Readers’ Views, Jan. 1): Read story

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