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 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    July 20, 2016 

Augmenting reality is weirder than it seems to sound

I didn’t get the memo, but apparently the world needs augmented reality. That’s what’s behind the huge and sudden craze over the game called...

 
 By Chloe Davis    Opinion    July 20, 2016 

What are you doing?

To the Editor: After attending the Goldendale Community Days parade, I am shocked and ashamed of the city of Goldendale. What a great way for visitors to see what a racist and backwards place this is...

 
 By Lyle Ferch    Opinion    July 20, 2016 

Turn from the Dark Side

To the Editor: Well, I just got another shock three weeks ago when I renewed the hull registration on my 20-year-old boat. The hull tab that expired June 30 had cost me $25, but when I renewed it,...

 
 By Larry Keister    Opinion    July 20, 2016 

Stop the squandering

To the Editor: The party is over. Our tax dollars have been squandered with all the bickering going on in Congress. We have a worthy candidate running for our 3rd congressional district in Lucia...

 
 By Steve Kenny    Opinion    July 20, 2016 

Let's debate right here

To the Editor: While not surprised by the political vitriol lately on social media, I have noticed most seems to come from the left. I recently joined what seemed a reasonable exchange between two...

 
 By David Ammons    Opinion    July 13, 2016

Four million ballots are on the way this week

Washington’s presidential election year Primary gets under way in just a few days, with counties sending ballots to over 4 million voters beginning this week. The ballot is loaded with dozens of...

 
 By Tracey Chapple    Opinion    July 13, 2016

Know facts before supporting coach

To the Editor: I’m very disappointed in some response to the story on Coach Bellamy. My daughter played for two years. She was hardworking and had a great and positive attitude. The “positive resu...

 
 By David Harris    Opinion    July 13, 2016

Let's rename Lyle

To the Editor: A person meets lots of people on our journey through this life and very few make much of an impression on our lives such as long-time resident of Lyle, Daniel Duane Roth, or otherwise...

 
 By Lyle Ferch    Opinion    July 13, 2016

Hillary belongs in a cell

To the Editor: I remember a song by Peter Paul and Mary starting with the rhetorical question, “Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing,” and it ends with “When will they ever...

 
 By Alona Steinke    Opinion    July 13, 2016

He's our man

To the Editor: Ballots will be mailed out on July 15. We have just a few more days to decide which candidates will get our votes. At a recent candidates’ forum for the 3rd Congressional District,...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    July 6, 2016

Who's eligible for Social Security survivor benefits?

Dear Savvy Senior, Who all is eligible for Social Security survivor benefits? My ex-husband died last year at the age of 59, and I would like to find out if me, or my two kids – ages 13 and 16 –...

 
 By Jim vonMosch    Opinion    June 29, 2016

A progressive candidate

To the Editor: Fellow Congressional District 3 and Klickitat County residents: I am writing to express my support for David McDevitt for Congress District 3. He has shown himself to be uniquely...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    June 29, 2016

Accountability for the school district has to stop here

It’s a hard thing to write of unpleasant events, and our front page story this week was a very tough job. The roiling resentments on both sides of t...

 
 By Mike Martin    Opinion    June 29, 2016

The only Christian choice

To the Editor: Ah, it is election season, and the stench of a dying America is in the air. The liberals, progressives, and the secularists continue, seemingly unabated, to destroy the foundations...

 
 By Cheri Harris    Opinion    June 29, 2016

Take some responsibility

To the Editor: I read with interest the letters to the editor on June 8 and 15 regarding the shabby condition of Goldendale. While I agree that the city is responsible for the upkeep of city-owned...

 
 By Clinton Deo    Opinion    June 29, 2016

King of the roads

To the Editor: It’s time to look forward to a summer of sunshine, outdoor events, and the great American tradition of hitting the road. But wait: July 1 brings another event, brought to us by our...

 
 By Steve Kenny    Opinion    June 22, 2016

Snobbery helped me decide

To the Editor: As I sat there a while back with contempt for the politician on CNN, Wolf Blitzer was questioning the “Never Trump” leader. Wolf gave him wide latitude to be a pompous, elitist...

 
 By Roz Luther    Opinion    June 22, 2016

Second Choice is now the best

To the Editor: A shout out to fellow Bernie supporters! We have had a big disappointment, but it is not wasted effort. Many people have been moved; new ideas have been heard; thoughts are percolating...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    June 15, 2016

New diet can lower chance of getting Alzheimer's

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve heard that there’s a new diet that can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. What can you tell me about this? My 80-year-old mother has Alzheimer’s and I want to do everyth...

 
 By Linda Runyan    Opinion    June 15, 2016

Not voting is a vote for losing rights

To the Editor: For those considering not voting: I certainly hope you reconsider! So many times lately people have voiced why they have never voted, don’t believe their vote counts, are not going...

 
 By Matt Miller    Opinion    June 15, 2016

Let's recede back to olden days

To the Editor: Remember how easy life was before all those bad people discovered the many uses for petroleum? We didn’t have to worry about asphalt for roads, fuel for cars, trucks, trains, planes,...

 
 By Dana Johnson    Opinion    June 15, 2016

King has to go

To the Editor: It’s time to fire Curtis the Tax King! Curtis King authored and was the primary sponsor of the bill that recently gave us the largest tax increase in the history of Washington State...

 
 By Kent McEwen    Opinion    June 15, 2016

Let us work

To the Editor: I was working for PoW, driving dump truck for them. I worked a day and a half. Then they said, “We’re going to have to let you go—because we want an all-around person.” They...

 
 By Audrey McEwen    Opinion    June 15, 2016

City problem is all too consistent

To the Editor: In response to Barbara Robinson letter to the editor: she hit the nail on the head. This is a city-wide problem. Look at our two main entrances to the town (Simcoe and Broadway)—they...

 
 By Dough Herlihy    Opinion    June 8, 2016

There's something in the air about the Goldendale airport

Out on the road past the Klickitat Fairground lies the quiet Goldendale City Airport. Some days the only activity is passing tumbleweed. Owned by the City of Goldendale, it sits in the county beyond c...

 

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