Letters to the Editor

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Wapato police acted as best they could in shooting

The “stark parallels” of the Martinez Torres case to the Zambrano-Montes case (TCH, Aug. 10) should be a clue that the police in Wapato acted as best they could under the circumstances. As unfortunate as any killing is, it is high time we all recognize without reservation that police officers cannot when faced with a violent person hold a debate as to whether they should shoot or not.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: You get what you pay for with chemical vapor technology

Jim Homan said in his response to my letter (TCH, July 6) about venting Hanford tank farm vapors at a distance, that the “Stacks in the Sticks” project found it was not very effective. That project used the “cheap and dirty” approach of openly venting the vapors to the atmosphere. I would like to know how venting at a substantial distance downwind would not be effective or, alternatively, why using multiple and selectable venting stacks in different locations, to account for changing wind patterns, would not work?

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Group homes needed to serve the mentally ill

I also support Claude Oliver’s efforts to seek a solution for the mental health crisis in our community and agree with Ryan Peterson’s July 31 letter on the issue. My late daughter was mentally ill, and we tried her whole adult life to persuade her to seek help, take her meds, have a roof over her head.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: There is still hope for Congress and the Legislature

Several years ago, my son nearly died in a single-vehicle rollover accident. It was late; he was tired and he dozed. As his vehicle drifted off the road, the rumble strips woke him up. Panicking, he gave the wheel a hard jerk in the opposite direction, causing his vehicle to roll. He had his seatbelt on and survived, but not without some cuts and a good scare!

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