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Letters to the Editor

Keep Old Fort Lewis for education

I recently attended a meeting about the future of the Old Fort Lewis College property. This property, consisting of 6,300 acres, has been devoted to education for years. I see no reason to change...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Revolution will not include reality TV

“There are two Americas.” “Wake up, America!” – Two notable quotes from Dennis Kucinich, shunned 2008 presidential primary candidate. What will it take to get the attention of the working class?Do...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Keep creationism out of our schools

This country was founded on the separation of religion and government. This includes public school buildings. The teachings of creationism goes against the theory of keeping these ideas separated....

DATE: Oct. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Navy shows nuclear power is workable

I think the best path for this country is nuclear power. We have been using it for about 50 years on our submarines and ships. I don’t think if there were any danger from these power plants that...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tell Congress to focus on the economy

Do you remember the quote from Clinton vs. George H.W. Bush? “It’s the economy stupid!” I think Obama and the current bunch of liberal morons in Congress are missing the biggest factor of...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Public option needed to cover everyone

I hope we are all aware of the major problems of our current insurance company-based health-care programs currently being used to provide health-care services to Americans – big profits for the...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

'No action' option best for Chris Park

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the land exchange raises many issues, including the decision process itself. Consider:The Forest Service selected the alternative favored by the Glacier...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Little Fishes would bring ongoing risks

Several strong arguments against the Little Fishes mining project have gotten almost no attention so far. Applicants and supporters claim the final fish ponds would improve the environment. Yet...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Support return to constitutional values

We must have a return to the Constitution and its values that made this country the best in the world. All senators, congressmen, up to the president take an oath to protect and defend the U.S. and...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Nuclear power can be part of solution

The comments made by Jan Holt (Letters, Herald, Sept. 22) need some corrections and a different point of view. Nuclear plants with their zero carbon emissions certainly can be brought online fast...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Little Fishes is a beautiful dream

Having recently visited the site of the Little Fishes project, seen the plats and visited with the Malouffs regarding their intentions, aspirations and dreams, in my opinion, Little Fishes makes a...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Little Fishes a disguise for a gravel pit

There is a decision coming Tuesday from the county commissioners that has the potential to forge the legacy for this sitting body.Disingenuously obscured under the sobriquet "Little Fishes," and...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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