To the editor — The city of Yakima should not obstruct or interfere with the responsibilities of any federal government entity, ICE or otherwise.
To the editor — A recent Associated Press story ("U.S. issues hacking security alert for small planes," July 30) missed some key points.
To the editor — In the 1800's, one of my grandfathers lived in extreme poverty in a small English village. The Mormon Church paid for his family’s passage to Council Bluffs, Iowa. His descendants are successful Pottawattamie County farmers.
To the editor — Oh, the tolerant left! Cory Booker admits that he sometimes feels liking punching President Donald Trump. Joe Biden says if he were in high school with Trump, "I'd take him behind the gym and beat the hell out of him." Kathy Griffin posts a picture of herself holding the pre…
To the editor — Safe Yakima Valley has had an amazing 2019! It has mentored 25 young women in careers in law and justice, sponsored four drug take-back boxes, 1,500 take-back prescription envelopes, five community cleanups resulting in 325 tons of trash collected, and a law and justice forum.
To the editor — President Donald Trump will be on the ballot in 2020 and voters can give him a pass/fail grade. I would like to see some actions taken now by Congress, secretaries of state, co…
To the editor — Tom Sund would be a great addition to the Yakima City Council.
To the editor — Fellow citizens, let us assess how our Donald Trump experiment is working out. We have a trade war that is costing all of us significant money (yes, we are paying the tariffs d…
To the editor — It is disappointing yet unsurprising to learn that a privileged young man in Yakima, now with political ambitions, is unwilling to address his own actions and history. Naturall…
To the editor — After reading the recent article regarding the Pepsi Pak baseball team being determined as ineligible for the state tournament, I realized it is very clear as to what happened …
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To the editor — Whatever happened to the investigation on bullying and intimidation by certain people of authority in the Yakima School District? ("Researchers find autocratic leadership, threats, disrespect in the Yakima School District," June 26.) Did it get swept under the rug?
To the editor — In an Aug. 6 letter, Jesse Torres wrote, "Only God’s plan will succeed." In a letter two days later, Greg Spearing said he finds such thoughts "silly or worse" ("A purely capitalist society would be a very cruel world," Aug. 8).
To the editor — It is with great sadness I watch the pettiness of two coaches with shallow egos try to bring down American Legion baseball. Having followed Legion ball for years, even I know where the Pepsi Paks and Beetles have recruited their players. West Valley has grown and the Beetle c…
To the editor — Concerning a letter in the Aug. 11 paper:
To the editor — In herAug. 12th letter, "Gun control laws won't stop criminals," Suzi Williams says an AR-15 rifle "is a tool, like a hammer or knife."
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To the editor — I had the honor to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the Chuck Austin Place, the facility being constructed for homeless veterans and other veterans who need assistance. This ceremony took place on Aug. 7, the date designated to honor the oldest military medal, the Purpl…
To the editor — I am responding to the Aug. 7 letter from Dale Taylor, "Terrorists, Nazi-lovers and lawmakers are cowards." Mr. Taylor sounds like he is a caring, concerned citizen regarding the violence that has been happening locally and around the country.
Japanese-Americans in internment camps, not concentration camps
A successful nation has a strong working class
To the editor — The Selah City Council should have severed ties with Wapato’s former city attorney, Bob Noe, long before council members attempted to give him a full-time job.