Letters to the Editor

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    Thankful Thursday: Growing together

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints would like to thank Mayor Brent Gerry and the city of West Richland for their support in our annual Day of Service.

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    Thankful Thursday: Pooch Plunge

    The 6th Annual Pooch Plunge was a huge success. A lot of dogs had an opportunity to enjoy the wading pool Saturday and Sunday and go home wet, tired and happy. I would like to thank city of Richland for again allowing us to use the wading pool and the resources to clean and refill the pool between...

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    Letter: Retail sale of marijuana

    The question of retail sales of marijuana in a portion of our Tri-Cities community is not a simple one. While the concept of depriving criminals of a livelihood by allowing a sanctioned alternative to the current illegal sales in our community is enticing, the likelihood of significant increased...

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    Letter: Guns not the problem

    I see by the front page of the paper (TCH, Aug. 18) that "Money (is) flowing for, against gun bills." That is, Initiative 594 which is an act relating to requiring criminal and public safety background checks for gun sales and transfers, and Initiative 591 which limits background checks to a national...

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    Letter: Numbers talk

    Quick search shows brain surgeons' salary: $550k. Highest median wage for professional football players: $1.8 million.

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    Letter: Circus animals are slaves

    Ringling Brother Circus paid the largest fine ever assessed under the Animal Welfare Act for animal exhibitors in the amount of $270,000. USDA link can be found by search "USDA Ringling Brothers."

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    Letter: Unsettling settlement

    Business section headlines "Mortgage fraud case settled" (TCH, Aug. 22).

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    Letter: Allow marijuana

    The municipalities of Washington that have chosen to enact moratoria or outright bans on recreational marijuana growing, processing and sales should be embarrassed. The thought that they are keeping drugs out of the hands of minors is laughable; any school child can get his or her hands on marijuana...

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    Letter: Respect is earned

    Recently I read a letter by Frank Lockwood (Letters, Sept. 10) saying we should respect our president. Well, you earn respect and he hasn't. You also give to get. He hasn't shown much respect except for the folks that worship him.

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    Letter: Learn about the circus

    As the coming of the Ringling Brothers Circus' visit to the Toyota Center nears, please learn the hardships the animals involved endure to entertain you and your family. From the training, using bullhooks to keep them obedient, to cramped, barren cages and trailers used to transport them, where ...

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