Letters to the Editor

I-1639 does not infringe the right to bear arms

March 21, 2019 at 3:00 am

Criminals steal guns. Children playing with weapons can be tragic. The I-1639 law requires that guns be stored safely and that stolen weapons be reported. If followed, it will likely save lives.I-1639 keeps the search warrant protection for...

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Imagine what freedom looks like

March 14, 2019 at 3:00 am

Imagine a state where:You don’t have to worry about the right to bear arms when the legislature is in session.You don’t have to worry about your wallet when the legislature is in session.You don’t have to worry about your sheep or cows gett...

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‘iLumiDance Revealed’ was a wonderful performance

March 14, 2019 at 3:00 am

We want everyone to know how much we loved having “iLumiDance Revealed” perform for us at North Elementary. The Columbia Basin Allied Arts organized, and we think paid for, having the Rainbow Dance Theatre come and teach us the coding that ...

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Rep. Newhouse a great leader for public lands

March 14, 2019 at 3:00 am

Rep. Dan Newhouse has become an excellent leader on public lands. Rep. Newhouse helped pass the Natural Resources Management Act. This legislation includes over 100 bills relating to the country’s natural resources, including the Land and W...

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Dead controversy

March 14, 2019 at 3:00 am

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s “gag rule.” I take it he favors “Planned Parenthood,” the taking of innocent lives by means of the surgeon’s scalpel.Didn’t this same attorney ge...

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2020 election will make a difference

March 07, 2019 at 3:00 am

The 2020 presidential election will make history. There are more people in office running. I’m keeping an eye on everyone who will be for the people.We the people make America great. Democrats took over in Congress. The next step is to impe...

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Gun laws should not penalize the law-abiding

February 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

Thank you Mr. Pitts and Mr. Teals for sharing your perspectives on the new gun law. I agree on some parts of your thoughts concerning enforcing the law. We have lacked enforcement on citizenship laws and caused some serious problems for tho...

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I-1639 is unconstitutional and should not be enforced

February 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

I write this letter to declare my support for those law enforcement officers refusing to enforce I-1639.A recent letter to the editor says they must obey the law. I agree, they must. The basic law of the United States of America is the Unit...

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Sheriffs can’t pick and choose which laws to follow

February 14, 2019 at 3:00 am

Initiative 1639, a broad set of firearms restrictions, was approved by the voters last year. Effective Jan. 1 of this year, the age for firearms purchases was raised to 21. Rest of the law takes effect July 1. It makes no sense, then, for s...

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Our great Grant County PUD

February 14, 2019 at 3:00 am

Since 1938 we have been blessed with electricity delivered to our homes and businesses for all of our needs. Currently, we are experiencing the benefits of all of the efforts by hundreds of people that have built our Public Utility District...

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