Letters to the Editor

Current state of affairs is offensive

January 12, 2017 at 3:00 am

A letter published on Jan. 5, 2017 stated my letter was “offensive and less than enlightening,” and that Moses Lake is an “urban city.” I lived more than 36 years in the Los Angeles metro area, four near Denver, and 15 in Kent, Wash., work...

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School bond is too expensive

January 12, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Moses Lake School Board is proposing a $135 million school bond for the February ballot. We are currently paying off three school bonds that go into 2028 which are worth around $25 million. If the proposed school bond passes, Moses Lake...

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Support Trump in keeping jobs in America

January 12, 2017 at 3:00 am

President-elect Donald Trump has a proposed 35 percent tax on businesses that want to leave our country for another, and I believe it is something that we should all wholeheartedly support.American companies need to have incentive to keep j...

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Force lawmakers to live up to McCleary ruling

January 05, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Washington State Supreme Court ruled that the state is derelict in underfunding public K-12 education (McCleary vs. Wash., 2012).The legislature has been found by the court to be in contempt of that court order and has been levied a fin...

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Happy New Year to the people who take the joy out of the holidays

January 05, 2017 at 3:00 am

To the person who removed Christmas lights from my front yard during the holiday season, happy New Year. Jehovah knows who you are.To the person who left their shopping cart loose in the Walmart parking lot that rolled into my parked vehicl...

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Greedy CEOs should be held accountable

January 05, 2017 at 3:00 am

In 2008 the financial collapse shredded social cohesion: 9 million Americans lost their jobs, 5 million lost their homes and unemployment doubled. Making trillions through fraudulent business on Wall Street mattered more than those who suff...

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Electoral College versus the majority

January 05, 2017 at 3:00 am

I feel compelled to respond to a letter I read in the editorial section of the Dec. 22 Columbia Basin Herald by Thomas Fancher titled: Preserve the Constitution, Electoral College.I found this letter to be offensive and less than enlighteni...

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Seniors, Social Security recipients deserve better

December 22, 2016 at 3:00 am

It’s a shame and down right disgrace the way the United States of America treats its seniors on Social Security. The Republican Party call seniors and people on Social Security lazy. There’s nothing lazy about seniors who have worked their ...

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Preserve the Constitution, Electoral College

December 22, 2016 at 3:00 am

Any attempt to destroy the Electoral College is an assault on the U.S. Constitution and Republic. We are not a democracy. Schools deliberately don’t teach the difference. The Constitution was written to protect people from mob violence. Thi...

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Moses Lake High School class of ’61 thankful for reunion help

December 15, 2016 at 3:00 am

The Class of ’61 held their 55-year reunion on the weekend of Sept. 16. It was a great success, as always. Each reunion seems to get even better than the last. Our class started with 199 graduating and we had 42, plus spouses, attend our r...

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