To the editor: Classes get underway this week in the schools of North Wasco County School District, so as you are driving around town I ask you to use particular caution around schools and also keep an eye out for students walking or biking to school.
To the editor: I am 79 years old and I have never seen or heard so much about hate. God tells us to love one another – regardless of race, creed or color.
To the editor: “Pivoting” in the political sense is generally about messaging and choosing which issue to emphasize. In some cases, it is reshaping of a message to speak only to your base; in other cases, the message speaks to a broader audience.
To the editor: The draft federal budget recently released by the House Appropriations Committee, if approved, will reduce or terminate many services that the middle class and local governments depend upon.
To the editor: With all the attention on America's health care lately, here is a way we can get a new look at this very contentious subject. There is currently a series of short movies being shown at The Dalles library meeting room regarding Health Care for All.
To the editor: It's time for me to apologize.
To the editor: With all the talk in the news media, you would think that Congress hasn’t been doing anything since the start of the year. That simply isn’t the case, at least in the House of Representatives.
To the editor: I want to commend Dr. Frank Toda for the incredible job he did as president of Columbia Gorge Community College. When Dr. Toda was hired in 2001, the college was on life support.
To the editor: This is what I wish Trump would have said: “A solid majority of Americans think the statues should be left alone.”
To the editor: I want to give a public “Thank you” to Dr. Frank Toda for the last 16 years of service to our community as president of the Columbia Gorge Community College.
To the editor: President Trump is leading; leading American out of the hole that Democrat politicians and voters created.
To the editor: You’ve got to be kidding me! Representative Walden just put out a letter Aug. 3, 2017, requesting his supporters to donate $150 to his campaign fund so he can fight the “crowd that wants to kick ranch families off the range” and the “paid organizers” and people who “drove from Portland to scream him down” at his town halls.
To the editor: The American people have got to pay more attention to President Trump! We are his employers, not employees.
To the editor: Oregon’s mighty District 2 is the seventh largest in the nation, and makes up more than two-thirds of our entire state. Congressman Greg Walden was first elected to represent us in 1998 following 10 years in the Oregon Legislature and six years as Representative Denny Smith’s chief of staff in the United States Congress.
To the editor: I want to give a special THANK YOU to everyone who worked so hard and gave so much to make our Mid-Columbia Senior Center Uplifting Elevator Project a rousing success. The contributions and cooperation from this community has been astonishing.