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Letter to the Editor: Vote yes for pool

— Vote yes for pool

To the editor:

Please join me in voting yes on the Pool Bond that will be on the November ballot. I grew up in The Dalles and spent most summer days at the “Nat.”

I have wonderful memories from those times, as I look back on them. I also took swim lessons there and so did both of my children growing up here as well. This pool is long overdue and the current pool is in a sad state of disrepair. A vote yes sends the message to our young people that our community cares about them and wants them to have positive activities available for them.

As I understand it a house valued at $150,000 would pay less than $5 per month (the price of a fancy coffee) in taxes for the bond. That’s affordable and will add value to our community. Please vote yes and help get this bond passed in November.

Caroline Zeigler

The Dalles

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