Letters to the Editor

Mike Riggs would bring transferable skills to city council

June 22, 2017 at 3:00 am

The August 2017 Primary Election is just around the corner. I encourage you to cast your vote for Mike Riggs, candidate for Moses Lake City Council Position 1. Prior to his retirement, Mike spent 40 years in the education world, as a teache...

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Election switch is underhanded and unethical

June 22, 2017 at 3:00 am

There has been a robbery recently in Moses Lake where something belonging to all the citizens of this city was stolen.The thieves are councilman Bill Ecret and Mayor Todd Voth.Mr. Voth was originally running unopposed for re-election to the...

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Lots of technical opportunities at BBCC

June 15, 2017 at 4:00 am

This is a response to the column “America needs more welders, fewer philosophers” that was published on May 18. There seems to be a national renewed interest in actual “hands-on” career education emphasis. I strongly support this concept ...

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Keep teens away from alcohol this summer

June 08, 2017 at 3:00 am

We are concerned with the health and safety of Moses Lake teens.During the most recent Healthy Youth Survey, our Moses Lake High School 10th-grade students reported a higher than state average of alcohol use, marijuana use and driving impai...

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Grant Integrated Services has gotten scary

June 08, 2017 at 3:00 am

Grant County Mental Health plus PARC equals disaster for the mentally ill. It makes sense when you consider that lots of junkies are mental.I’ve been going to Grant Mental Health for 20-plus years. Before the change I heard, “Hi, Anita, I’l...

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Thanks for a great powwow article

June 08, 2017 at 3:00 am

I would like to thank Rodney Harwood for his wonderfully informative and color picture-filled article on June 5 in the Columbia Basin Herald regarding the Soap Lake Powwow. I suspect it attracted many an eye for adults as well as teenagers ...

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Alumni Association offers lots of opportunity to serve

May 25, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Moses Lake Alumni Association (MLAA) has been quietly serving Moses Lake graduates for 10 years. Since 2007, the MLAA has provided $142,900 in scholarships to 140 students who attended school in Moses Lake. The MLAA welcomes anyone who ...

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Numbers don’t lie in Trump election

May 18, 2017 at 3:00 am

Based solely on his belief, the president created a commission to investigate the voter fraud of 3-5 million illegal ballots cast for Hillary Clinton. He has asserted that he would have won the popular vote were it not for these illegal vot...

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Reasons for hope on climate change

May 11, 2017 at 4:00 am

Why I’m hopeful we can stop climate change:1. Solar and wind power are getting cheaper.2. Batteries are getting cheaper.3. Plug-in cars are getting cheaper with longer range.4. Hydrogen fuel cell tractors have been developed.5. Big business...

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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago trips expensive and wasteful

May 11, 2017 at 4:00 am

In 2015, Trump said he would “rarely leave the White House because there’s so much work to be done.” Now, he is golfing and visiting a Trump-branded property every few days.I’m deeply concerned with Trump’s taxpayer funded trips to Trump pr...

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