Letters to the Editor

Guaranteed income won’t work

January 18, 2018 at 3:00 am

There are only two alternatives to free enterprise. These are forced enterprise or no enterprise. I see Duane Pitts’ letter guaranteeing minimum wages. Duane has not been by here yet with his “fistful of dollars,” but I admire his generosit...

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Do the right thing

January 18, 2018 at 3:00 am

How much do we care? How much pride in our community do we have? Where is our spirit? A large number of people have answered those questions by attending the Moses Lake School Board meetings and demanding that the board meet its responsibil...

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Majority rules – or does it?

January 18, 2018 at 3:00 am

Whether you favor the building of a second high school in Moses Lake, or whether you don’t, you should take a hard look at what has happened to our election process with this new school board.Over the years, I have worked on many levies and...

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Revival comes through knowledge

January 11, 2018 at 3:00 am

I have been talking about revival for nearly five years but I wonder if I am on the same page as other members of the church. My understanding is that revival is for the church at large, Evangelistic crusades have been billed as revival for...

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The Tax Cut and Jobs Act

January 11, 2018 at 3:00 am

I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Congressman Dan Newhouse for his leadership, continued hard work and genuine care. I am so proud of him. He kept his promise and in combined efforts delivered a unified plan to reduce the burd...

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Moses Lake school bond: Residents need to be aware of board shift

January 04, 2018 at 3:00 am

My wife and I came to Moses Lake in 1962 to teach in the public schools. We could have gone anywhere, but Moses Lake had much to offer. The town was growing and the schools were new. Elementary schools had P.E. and music specialists, librar...

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U.S. Postal (lack of) Service

January 04, 2018 at 3:00 am

I believe I’m not the only person in Moses Lake who is extremely frustrated with the US Postal (lack of) Service and its inability to accurately deliver our mail. I know that if I performed my job as poorly as a delivery person does, I woul...

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Republican tax bill will make debt worse

January 04, 2018 at 3:00 am

This new Republican tax bill will add $1.5 trillion to the debt. The Republican Party used to be the party who cared about the debt and spending. This new tax bill will start to harass Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. They already ca...

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Christmas not the only reason to celebrate in winter

January 04, 2018 at 3:00 am

In your “Religions” section, Pastors Skip and Gale Bennett asked, “Have you ever taken the time to think of the fact of why we celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?” and, “If we did not have Christmas, we would not be saying, ‘Merry Christmas’ to...

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Lawmakers shouldn’t be above the law

December 28, 2017 at 9:08 am

Congress and senators make the laws so why don’t the laws apply to them? Why should they be any different from the American people? Even Trump and his son and cabinet members being questioned about the Russsia investigation should be held a...

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