Letters to the Editor

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Educators failed to mold minds of their charges

The lack of respect for educators inferred by the establishment of “The News Literacy Project” (TCH editorial, Jan. 5) suggests that they have shown themselves to be lacking in their mission to mold the minds of their charges to a particular correctness as practiced by “those of us a little more senior who grew up on radio, newspapers and national news networks.”

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Fisherman kill more salmon than dams

It is nice to hear from a chief scientist of whale research (“Snake River dams have decimated salmon productivity,” TCH, Dec. 25). He knows whales, but does he know anything about dams? The editorial beside his had honest figures that salmon are growing in numbers. What is the gorilla that nobody is talking about? How to increase fish? How do fisherman and Indians affect salmon?

Letters to the Editor

Letter: The emperor has no clothes

In the last three administrations, spanning 24 years, the people chosen to head the Department of Energy have had vast, or at least moderate experience in science/energy topics. President-elect Donald Trump has picked former Texas politician Rick Perry to head DOE.

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Trump congratulates first confirmed cabinet members Mattis and Kelly at inaugural ball

President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania by his side, congratulated the first two confirmed cabinet members of his administration during the second of his three inaugural balls. Gen. 'Mad Dog' Mattis and Gen. John Kelly were formally approved and sworn in as defense secretary and secretary of homeland security on Friday.
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