To the editor: Attention fishermen! Columbia River salmon and steelhead are facing urgent challenges to avoid extinction.
To the editor: This is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's also a great time to remember those who are battling all forms of this dreaded disease and to celebrate those who have had or have cancer.
Should Trump pare back EPA?
To the editor: This is an open letter to gun owners in my community. I am confident that we are all alike in this way: We all feel great shock and sadness about the people who were recently killed and seriously injured in the Las Vegas shooting. We are different in this way: I do not own any guns. I don’t believe that this difference needs to divide us the way it has often done.
To the editor: It is more difficult to engage a man with the word g-o-d than it is with a specific topic derived from the Scriptures. If I began a conversation with a man using the word g-o-d this and g-o-d that it would be a very short conversation. It is much more reasonable to say, “Did you know that the Hebrew prophet Jeremiah foretold of the Jewish people returning to their land after their dispersion by the Romans?”
Compromise is becoming lost art
Going from crappiness to happiness
To the editor: Let me begin by admitting that I am probably one of the “Leftists” that Ms. Ricarte is constantly blaming for just about every “problem” that American society has these days. But this time I feel compelled to respond to the diatribe she blames on “The Left.”
To the editor: The United States has a sordid history of oppressing blacks and minorities for over 400 years. Slavery began in the Virginia Colony in 1609. In 2017, we have yet to live out the true meaning of our creed “…that all men are created equal.”
Tragedy revives gun argument
Players need to articulate objectives
To the editor: I wanted to thank Mark Gibson for his view on the NFL protests. His was not an angry, loud response, but a well-thought-out perspective on what should be the expectations of all Americans when it comes to liberty and equality.
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down
To the editor: This newspaper’s recent insert, The Gorge Sportsman, included an article “Reeling in the Rulebreakers” about Oregon State Police’s sport fishery enforcement effort in the Columbia River Gorge.
To the editor: When I see the NFL players kneeling with heads bowed — supported by their staff — I see it as praying for more equality in our country. Equal justice, equal opportunity and freedom from prejudice.