Letters to the Editor

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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Make sure you exercise your right to vote

June 21, 2018 at 3:00 am

I have visited almost every community in our 13th District, from Easton to Royal, Wilbur to Mattawa. The 13th District is a great place, but we can work on increasing the number of registered voters.Grant County has roughly 57,000 eligible ...

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Newhouse stands up for the flag

June 14, 2018 at 3:00 am

This Flag Day, I want to thank our Congressman, Dan Newhouse, for standing up for the Stars and Stripes. Congressman Newhouse is a cosponsor of a bill to amend the U.S. Constitution to prohibit the desecration of the American flag.At a time...

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Thoughts on free will

June 14, 2018 at 3:00 am

Thank you, Rev. Klockers, for inviting us to think about free will and determinism in your column “Revisiting predestined ‘Days of Future Past’” from Friday, June 8. Our metaphysics informs our worldview which influences our beliefs on many...

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Using your cell phone while driving is risky

June 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

We are concerned with the health and safety of our peers because:Talking on a cell phone with or without a hands-free device – increases the chance of crashing by 4 times (Washington Traffic Safety Commission).Texting drivers look down for ...

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