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Letters to the Editor

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Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
LETTER: Thanks for the good reads

Hello. My name is Mr. Tony, school bus driver Rt. 29 Moses Lake School District and I want to give my most heartfelt appreciation of thanks to all those who…

Updated 1 month ago
LETTER: Vacation rentals in the R-1 zone

Dear Editor, Vacation rentals in the R-1 single-family zone are parasites. They lower property values of adjacent homes, infringe on multiple neighbors’ rig…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
LETTER: MLSD levy failure will hurt schools and community

As we all are well aware by now, the local school levy in Moses Lake failed. Voting down a school levy usually results in reduced funding for essential prog…

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
LETTER: Support MLSD levy for the future

I have lived in Moses Lake most of my life. I grew up attending schools in Moses Lake from Kindergarten through Big Bend. I received a great education and was …

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
LETTER: Appreciation and a bit of hindsight

Dear editor, Over the 53 years of living in Moses Lake, we have had kids and grandchildren attend the schools. If I’ve calculated right – from September 197…

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
LETTER: Be mad about the past, but don’t make our kids pay for it.

As someone who worked really hard to keep the second high school that was approved by voters in the 2017 bond election, I’m very troubled when I hear people ci…

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
LETTER: Code update, enforcement needed for vacation rentals

Dear Editor, We recently submitted this letter to the City of Moses Lake, City Council, Planning Commission and Ms. Kirsten Peterson, who’s the Community De…

Updated 4 months ago
LETTER: Seniors and caretakers deserve fully funded Medicaid

I am the assisted living facility administrator of a small, non-profit facility called The Cambridge, which is the only long-term care center serving Columbia …

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
COLUMN: Hydropower is the cornerstone of a reliable, clean energy future

Affordable, plentiful energy is the root of a society that enables economic growth. It’s easy to forget our community’s biggest asset even though it affects ev…

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Letter: Shoebox gifts bring joy in Washington and around the world

Generosity throughout Moses Lake contributed to a successful shoebox gift collection season at drop-off locations for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation C…

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
LETTER: Keep family close to your heart

Our family has lived in Moses Lake for over 54 years. During that time we have known many wonderful people and families. Many are no longer with us. Sad, but r…

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
LETTER: Religion in Colonial America

Most Americans assume the colonies had one form of Christianity. However, religion was more diverse than that.

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
LETTER: Warden SD right to address mental health

The Warden School District should be commended for securing funding to help address their students’ behavioral and mental health needs. Araceli Flores, the new…

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
LETTER: ‘The Herald is a gem”

Dear Editor, The Columbia Basin Herald is the best thing going in Basin media. It might be the best thing going in the Basin period.