Letters to the Editors



Letter to the Editor: Horrifying policy

To the editor: Regardless of anyone's individual views on immigration, the horrendous policy of the current presidential administration, approved by President Trump and being carried out by Chief-of-Staff John Kelly and Attorney General Jeff Sessions under his supervision, to tear children from the arms of their asylum-seeking parents, is cruel and un-American.

June 20, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Support plan

To the editor: In 2017, I was proud to be one of The Dalles citizens to participate in North Wasco County School District’s Facility Planning Committee. I hope you will join me in supporting the school facilities replacement plan and embrace its guiding principles. Our community needs school buildings that serve modern education needs and positively reflect the future of our community.

June 18, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Editorial laugh

To the editor: Your recent editorial almost made me laugh. That's rich to complain about a lack of civility from your readers when you regularly use The Dalles Chronicle as a bully pulpit.

June 18, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Walden award

To the editor: In today’s “right on” or “left out” news coverage, I’m pleased to unload this bulletin: The American Life Sciences Innovation Council (ALSIC) has given Congressman Greg Walden the “2018 Champion of Healthcare Innovation Award.”

June 15, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: What’s next?

To the editor: Diane Weston, your recent letter to the editor “hit the nail right on the head.” What’s next? I have been a loyal Chronicle reader since 1958.

June 15, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Need realism

To the editor: "Better to jaw jaw than war war,” Winston Churchill. Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un is a potentially positive step in moving away from military conflict with North Korea. At the same time, we must be realistic about outcomes.

June 15, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Stay on own side

To the editor: Recent observations make me question the thought patterns of someone who pedals their two-wheeler as fast as they can down a country road while cutting full over into the lane of oncoming traffic.

June 13, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Want to read paper

To the editor: I totally agree with Diana Weston's letter to the editor. There is something to reading a paper in your hand. It's a 'time out' to relax and catch up on the local news.

June 11, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Israel is a visual sign

To the editor: Instead of having contempt and hatred for the Jew and Israel, an intelligent and honest man would see them as the “sign” they were given for. A clear obvious sign any man can see. That is what Israel is … a sign to the Gentile.

June 11, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Racial malice

To the editor: It took some genuine Republicans to end slavery, desegregate our schools, and found the EPA. Today they are blithely casting off whole paragraphs of our constitutional ideals in favor of avarice and racist cruelty.

June 6, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Sincere gratitude

To the editor: Thank You!! The board of directors and staff members of ABC Huskies Child Care would like to express sincere gratitude to the many volunteers who contributed to the success of the 2018 Wasco Memorial Weekend Country Breakfast.

June 6, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Electronic paper

To the editor: On the Editorial page in the May 29 paper, we are informed about the latest "update" coming soon. The story cites the fact that many subscribers are very pleased to access the news online, so they don't have to wait until the daily paper arrives. How many of those subscribers live out of town in another state? What is the percentage of "likes" to "don't likes?"

June 4, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Touching letter

To the editor: In response to Laura Morris Comini’s letter: When I read about this wonderful tribute that Mr. Clyde Beard, an honorable man who served in 1950 as high school principal, paid to student Jim Comini, a military man and to five other military men who lost their lives, I was deeply touched.

June 1, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

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