Letters to the Editor

Time for a change in 13th District

July 19, 2018 at 3:00 am

If you live in the 13th Legislative District — like I do — it’s time for a change. I’m going to vote for Sylvia Hammond to be our representative in the State House in Olympia. She will be a thoughtful legislator and a hard worker. A retired...

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Hammond exemplifies the 13th District’s values

July 19, 2018 at 3:00 am

I have had the honor of knowing Sylvia Hammond for the 28 years I have lived in Ephrata and heartily endorse her candidacy for Democratic representative from the 13th district.This is a woman of immense intelligence, integrity, work ethic a...

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A vote for Matt Manweller

July 19, 2018 at 3:00 am

I have known Matt Manweller since he became our 13th District Representative in 2013. I have met with Matt on numerous occasions to discuss issues that affect me, personally, in Moses Lake. I have followed his voting record and find that he...

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Manweller’s time as legislator is up

July 19, 2018 at 3:00 am

Our elected representatives are elected to do just that: represent us. But Matt Manweller seems to be having a hard time hearing from a lot of his constituents since his way of dealing with dissent on Facebook is to block people and delete ...

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Sylvia Hammond’s positions better suited to Seattle

July 12, 2018 at 3:00 am

I read the April 5 letter to the editor about Ms. Hammond who is running against Rep. Matt Manweller for state legislator. The writer offers some easy platitudes about being candid and forthright. Those types of broad and vague statements ...

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Treasurer needs to own his mistake, not blame the MLIRD

July 12, 2018 at 3:00 am

The MLIRD tax assessments have finally been received and with them came an explanation of why they were not sent out on time. “Due to unresolved concerns regarding the process used by MLIRD to compute the amount of this assessment it was no...

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Trump’s immigration policy unfair

July 05, 2018 at 3:00 am

Trump is so fixated on immigrants, always claiming they’re rapists, murderers, MS-13 gang bangers and bringing drugs. How about the families who have had their loved ones killed by police? They’re never coming back. They state they investig...

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Sylvia Hammond is what our district needs

June 28, 2018 at 3:00 am

I hope you’ll join me in supporting Sylvia Hammond for State Representative, 13th Legislative District. Our district, now more than ever, needs Sylvia to represent us. With a background as a farmer, a teacher and a volunteer, she has walked...

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Kindness to all

June 28, 2018 at 3:00 am

Here I am whirling around in philanthropy care in the Tri-Cities for the Corvettes in the Columbia annual fundraiser, graduation party, then Seattle for another graduation party and to help with the children co-op programs and Refit breast ...

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Thank you, Moses Lake School Board

June 28, 2018 at 3:00 am

At their last meeting, the Moses Lake School Board authorized a land purchase in the amount of $1.4 million for 6 acres of land adjacent to Moses Lake High School. This purchase was made to address concerns that first responders would have ...

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