To the editor — A holiday miracle! For the first time in three years the president has addressed something needing attention near and dear to my heart: The water-saving toilet.
To the editor — There's a lot of misinformation being spread around about the strong mayor plan. It's amazing to see so many people talk so authoritatively about something they know so little about.
To the editor — Strong mayors can be good and bad — very bad. You need to look no further than Wapato to find examples of things going bad. The chance of incompetents running things are great. One thing can be said about city managers: they are competent and know what is legal and not legal.
To the editor — The First Amendment is dying, and the economy is killing it. Tech companies with algorithms that know us better than we know ourselves make money from the ads they place in front of us that they know we love. They continually show us only what we want to see and deprive us o…
To the editor — I want to propose the following scenario so that voters in Yakima can understand a few things more fully:
To the editor — Well, the results are in: The Republican party tested positive as a cult. “Trump Derangement Syndrome” means going into full denial mode and pretending everything President Don…
To the editor — It is a marvel that Bruce Smith and his acolytes could put the idea of a strong mayor form of government in front of the Yakima City Council and be encouraged rather than being…
To the editor — In favor of cats: “Better to feed one cat than many mice.”
To the editor — James Prokop may actually believe that “no one wants to disarm America” (Nov. 29 Yakima Herald-Republic). I remain skeptical of that comforting thought.
To the editor — I wish Congress would govern the country and forget all these various hearings. That’s a lot of wasted time and money that benefits no one.
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Proposal gives too much power, control to mayor
To the editor — Hey, U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham: Do you guys really think you're going to live happily ever after defending President Donald Trump? That you will leave great legacies for yourselves and your families and the Republican Party? That you will be confident that…
To the editor — Here's a political ad I'd certainly like to see: "Cast your vote for common decency — Chris Petersen for president 2020."
To the editor — Remember the childhood game where everyone sat in a circle and someone made up a sentence and whispered it in your ear and at the end of the game the last person spoke the sentence they heard, and you laughed at how different it was compared to the original sentence?
To the editor — Earlier this year, a letter to the editor referenced the farmworker shortage here in the valley. The writer suggested that a good people group to tap into would be Dutch Americans. It’s a valid point, but it is off by several decades.
This editorial originally appeared in The Seattle Times:
This editorial originally appeared in the Tri-City Herald:
WASHINGTON — Stunningly, there is no disagreement about the facts of the 300-page House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment report against Donald Trump.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats are trying to remove President Donald Trump from office “prayerfully,” “sadly” and “with a heavy heart.” In fact, as anyone who has been watching knows, many Democrats have been itching to impeach Trump since the day he took office.
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To the editor — I do not understand how a judge or anyone else can block the will of the people. I thought this was government of the people and by the people. I was not for the $30 car tabs, but the people voted for it. How can one judge stop it if the people voted for it?
To the editor — Every week in the Yakima Herald-Republic, there are letters that spit out ugly, mean comments about immigrants from Latin America. These letters divide Yakima, causing the gulf between the east and west sides of Yakima to grow wider.
To the editor — Ukraine is being invaded by Russia right now. President Donald Trump attempted to extort Ukraine by illegally holding up military aid unless an investigation into the Biden’s was publicly announced. Republicans say, “Hey, Ukraine didn’t make the announcement and the aid was r…
To the editor — The present Congress is the most ineffective in our history. Instead of dealing with urgent problems that our nation faces, it is obsessed with destroying President Donald Trump. Hate seems to be the driving force behind the impeachment circus. Vicious and hateful attacks tow…
To the editor — There has been not one piece of evidence admissible in court in the Trump circus. It is all second- or third-hand information. Even U.S. Ambassador Gordon Sondland, after stating as fact, had to admit he presumed there was quid pro quo.