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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.

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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 — 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.

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