Letters to the Editors


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Letter to the editor: Fiscal restraint first

To the editor: My children observed two young people steal a neighbor’s campaign sign Monday afternoon while walking from the direction of the high school. I told them to call the police next time they see this happen. Apparently civics, ethics and the U.S. Constitution are no longer studied in high school.

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Letter to the editor: M97 is necessary

To the editor: I am writing in support of Measure 97. Since Reagan started slashing taxes over 35 years ago, the quality of life in the U.S. has been slipping. We were told cutting taxes on the rich would “free up” money to be used to invest in new businesses and factories to employ the rest of us.

Letter to the editor: Suport Harris

To the editor: The Chronicle did an excellent job with their endorsement of Susan B. Harris for mayor. Their view was a mirror image of my own. Contrary to the mandate of the City Charter, the mayor has taken it upon himself to take over the city`s business apparently with blessing of council. City employees fear for their jobs because of the mayor`s hit list and his ability to fire the city manager.

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Letter to the editor: No stones

To the editor: I fail to understand these demeaning letters directed towards our “home grown” United States Congressman, Greg Walden.

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Letter to the editor: Read is best

To the editor: Tobias Read came to The Dalles in August to introduce himself to people who live in this area. I had been asked to arrange the function by a relative who had met him at a meeting and been impressed with his experience at the U.S. Treasury, in the private sector, as a five-term state legislator, and his ideas of ways to help the people of Oregon with retirement and college savings as well as promoting smart fiscal policies for the state’s resources and infrastructure.

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Letter to the editor: Refuse votes

To the editor: I write this letter to encourage you to join me in refusing to vote for either John Huffman or Greg Walden in the upcoming and future elections. I have had recent email exchanges with John Huffman, who said he will be voting for Donald Trump and certainly one can deduce from Greg Walden’s interview in The Dalles Chronicle of Oct. 13th that he is doing the same.

Letter to the editor: Do the right thing

To the editor: I’ve heard so much talk about honoring the vet lately. And, as a vet, I thank you through my heart. This makes me think of my brothers who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our children and the American dream.

Letter to the editor: Don't elect Clinton

To the editor: What do we get with Hillary as president? We will have a U.S. Constitution that is very different than it is now with the new judges she appoints.

Letter to the editor: Sincere gratitude

To the editor: The family of Sean Kennedy would like to express our sincere gratitude to all who attended the memorial service at Anderson’s Tribute Center and the celebration of his life at Spooky’s.

Letter to the editor: Much to care about

To the editor: If the reality TV antics of the 2016 presidential election have you feeling depressed, the answer may lie further down the ballot. Here there is much to care about:

Letter to the editor: Positive change

To the editor: Please vote Susan Harris for mayor. Susan is a businesswoman who will bring a fresh approach to our city government. Susan is fiscally conservative, experienced and motivated. Please vote for Susan and for her positive vision for The Dalles.

Letter to the editor: Solea for change

To the editor: Oh how I wish I could vote for Solea Kabakov for mayor! As a resident of The Dalles, but living outside the city limits, I am unable to have a voice in this election that impacts our city.

Letter to the editor: Hillary for president

To the editor: Unlike our Congressional Rep. Greg, Walden, I believe Hillary Clinton is the only reasonable option to vote for on the presidential ballot this election. Not in my lifetime have I seen someone nominated by either major party so unfit for office as He Who Shall Not be Named.

Letter to the editor: Walden: Time to retire

To the editor: It is now time for U.S. Rep.Greg Walden to retire. Rep. Walden has lost his moral compass and his sense of loyalty to the United States in his continued endorsement of Donald Trump. Mr. Walden believes that despite Trump’s predatory behavior with women, his racist attitudes toward immigrants and his unsteady temperament he (Trump) is suited to lead our nation.

Letter to the editor: Support Incumbents

To the editor: I think it is very important to retain Mayor Stephen Lawrence, and Councilor-at-large Taner Elliot, in the opposed contests. The current mayor and council have taken on some long festering issues that needed to be addressed. This was not without criticism, from some of the special interests.


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