Letters to the Editor for March 29

Seeking letters; Schizophrenia and murder; Spring has come; more

Editor’s Notebook: Those letters, ‘stupid’ or not, keep the conversations going

Last week I received a letter from a Hood River retiree who chided me for typos and other journalistic deficiencies, and for my occasional practice of writing about that fact that I enjoy sending letters and postcards. That’s fine, happy for the feedback, and everyone is entitled to their opinion.

Letters to the Editor for March 25

‘Meals’ feels good, Where Is Walden?, Budget boost, more

Letters to the Editor for March 22

Why have laws?; Be kind to bicyclists; No repeal; more

Rest ACHA: Trump and GOP need to give health care reform more time; Greg Walden must connect with his constituents

President Donald Trump said this week, “We have a chance to do something fantastic, to do something amazing,” referring to pending health care legislation, aka American Health Care Act.

Letters to the Editor for March 18

Where’s Walden?, Trumpville 2018, Power of TV, more

ANOTHER VOICE: Fighting for health care that’s not just for the healthy and wealthy

Each year I hold a town hall in every county. During my last town halls, there was a startling trend in the questions I was asked.

Letters to the Editor for March 15

Against ordinance; Rights lost; more

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Standing for Trump

“March 4 Trump” supporting President Donald Trump happened March 4 at Overlook Memorial Park on State Street, attended by about 20 people. Organizer Loran Ayles said, “The event was actually one of only two nationally sanctioned events held in the entire state of Oregon.

Filing Time: March 16 deadline approaches; new public servants are needed

How did Hood River County’s two state legislators get their start in politics?

Letters to the Editor for March 11

Political legerdemain; Turn sound off; more

Show patience, respect for all drivers, even the slow ones

As a parent, one of the more stressful things to go through is when your child learns to drive. After many recommendations, I signed up our 15-year-old son for driver’s education through Community Ed. Many parents said the class taught thoroughness of driving rules, as well as drive time with an experienced instructor.

A call to make CGCC a ‘Sanctuary college’

I proudly stand with the 48 (and counting) other Columbia Gorge Community College faculty who have petitioned President Frank Toda, and by extension the college’s Board of Education, to designate CGCC as a Sanctuary College, joining Oregon State University, the University of Oregon, Portland State University, Portland Community College, and many colleges nationally.

HR Bridge: ‘The time is now’ to replace this critical, yet outdated, regional span

The Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge opened on Dec. 9, 1924, when Calvin Coolidge was president. Within a year, 79,545 cars, 67 stage coaches, 3,920 livestock and 3,764 bicycles had crossed the river. In 1939, the lift span was installed after construction of Bonneville Dam. World War II began that year in Europe.

Time to dispel myths about immigration law, immigrants’ lives

As immigration attorneys, we hear many common myths and misconceptions about immigration law, several of which have been repeated in recent letters to the editor published in this paper. In order for us to have any kind of responsible debate or discussion about immigration, we need to start with understanding the realities facing immigrant communities in America.