To the editor — I came upon an article in your paper about our state charging 8 cents for plastic or paper bags unless you were on welfare. Next was the destroying the hydro dams on the Snake River, which our Gov. Jay Inslee is all for. What if the salmon don't come back?

To the editor — I have known Lisa Wallace for a number of years working with her through Juvenile Court and as a volunteer through Voices for Children, a nonprofit organization for abused and neglected children in the foster care system. I've seen Lisa's passion for helping our community fir…

To the editor -- In the 1920s, a fringe group led by a young Adolf Hitler promised to restore Germany's standing in the world and Germans' pride in their nation, under the slogan "Work, Freedom, and Bread." They blamed Jews, liberals, Communists, and pacifists for the country's woes. Many pe…

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To the editor — With the forthcoming Yakima School Board election, we are reminded just how important it is that the district’s policy setters concentrate on education of students to engage successfully in the 21st century while standing on ancient values as they relate to our impressionable…

After nearly 40 years of working and living abroad and seeing the evils of socialism and communism firsthand, I am saddened and even embarrassed to hear one of our political leaders, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., make a statement that Generation Y has “never seen prosperity.”

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As a Yakima-area health care professional, I’m concerned about low local vaccination rates and I’ve wondered what information I could provide to make people more comfortable receiving it. (In the interest of full disclosure, I have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19.) Of the 175,000 adults l…

To the editor — Response to Martha Rickey: Thank you for asking. I am dedicated to answering questions. Together with Citizen Courage I planned a forum titled “A Conversation with Your Candidates.” Search my name on Facebook and you’ll find my campaign page. I regularly post my stance on key…

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