Letters to the Editor

More information needed on impact fees

October 03, 2019 at 5:00 am

I am writing in opposition to the City of Moses Lake Fire Department’s proposal to implement impact fees for fire infrastructure. The fees would be collected on all new construction in the city, and they would be used for new fire equipment...

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Fire impact fees bad for housing market

October 03, 2019 at 5:00 am

The City of Moses Lake is currently considering implementing fire impact fees on new construction within the city. These fees will negatively affect many significant development projects in Moses Lake, including new residential neighborhood...

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Obedience

October 02, 2019 at 5:00 am

We will benefit from the atonement of Jesus Christ according to our obedience. Our obedience depends on the law given. The Lord gave Moses the Ten Commandments — the lesser law. Jesus Christ gave the Sermon on the Mount which is the greater...

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Proposition 1

October 02, 2019 at 5:00 am

I’m voting “Yes” on Proposition 1 on Nov. 5.Proposition 1 imposes a “sales and use tax of three-tenths of one percent” to raise money to “enhance and improve criminal justice and law enforcement functions in the county and cities of the cou...

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In support of Prop 1

September 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

Dear Editor,Why would I support a vote for more taxes like the upcoming Grant County Law & Justice PROPOSITION 1 for a .3% tax increase, on November 5, 2019? Aren’t we taxed enough?That’s why I love living in Moses Lake. Because our off...

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Support widening SR-17

September 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

I have made the proposal to our state legislators that Highway 17 between Mesa and Moses Lake should become a four-lane highway. Rep. Mary Dye will be meeting with the Washington State Department of Transportation in October and would like ...

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Trump promises but doesn’t deliver

September 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

Trump promised a fabulous health-care plan. There isn’t one.Trump promised to keep entitlements. His 2020 budget cuts them.Trump promised to bring back manufacturing, steel and coal. All are slumping.Trump promised to get tough on drug comp...

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The Gospel message

August 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

Previous letters to the editor have discussed the purpose of life. It is reasonable that the discussion should progress to the Gospel message. On the day of Pentecost, with the power of the Holy Ghost given to them, the apostles were able t...

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Thanks to fair volunteers, staff

August 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

I have many people to thank for making my attendance and volunteer services a success at our Grant County Fair.My health is definitely not 100 percent, but I have been blessed because of many helping minds and hands. At Fair Week I did more...

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School near the airport is not a wise idea

August 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

This is a letter I recently wrote to the school board about the proposed site for a new school.Allow me to introduce myself. I flew for the Air Force through the Vietnam area. I came to Big Bend Community College in 1967 and taught Flight A...

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