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"All we have to fear" is still a timely message

It was the days of the great depression. Franklin Delano Roosevelt had been elected president, in the midst of America’s struggles which were affecting everyone in the country. In his first inaugura...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

We always come together I pray all are obeying Gov. Inslee's order so we can save lives. I see the DOT sign is also reminding drivers. Sometimes we do not get an opportunity to say the things we wante...

 

Liberty vs. License

Growing up in the ’60s was a turbulent experience. We were struggling with race issues, the Viet Nam war consumed the news, and the flower children had all of the answers. The new norm was, “If...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Much gratitude It turns out this Covid-19 is affecting more people than we know. It is preventing people with cancer from getting life-saving treatment. It is making doctors and nurses throughout the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    March 18, 2020

Integrity Literacy 3: the science of culture

This is part three of our series on Integrity Literacy and the Goldendale Performing Arts Center. We’ve looked at morality and normality in regard...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Here's why it helps This letter is for all Goldendale-area restaurant and bar owners and their patrons. I write this as someone whose entire immediate family lives in Goldendale and all of whom are in...

 

EM Corner: what's it like to be an EMT?

Did you ever see an ambulance parked somewhere and wonder what it is like to work as an EMT or Paramedic in Klickitat County? Klickitat County EMS District 1 employs 18 full time EMTs and Paramedics w...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Wrong impression U.S. health insurance lobbying, with an information vacuum and misinformation regarding our Canadian neighbor, has obscured important facts about their single-payer universal health...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    March 4, 2020

Integrity Literacy 2: The trouble with normal

Last time I wrote about Integrity Literacy and morality. Here, I discuss normality. The trouble with normal is, it always gets worse. That was the lam...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Timeless words In 1945, dissident Alexander Solzhenitsyn was convicted under Article 58 for anti-Soviet propaganda after having expressed mild disillusionment with Stalin’s lack of military prowess...

 
 By Tim Gray    Opinion    February 26, 2020

We are all in need of mercy and fairness

History is filled with atrocities that are hard to conceive of. Ethnic cleansing, massacres, events like 9/11, and planes shot out of the sky. The evening news casts seem to report events daily of the...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

We are not the radical left Most of us voters have received our ballots for the primary for the presidential election in Washington State. As I reflect on the last four years, I’ve been...

 

An introduction to Integrity Literacy

Over the years this community has heard talk of a performing arts center coming to Goldendale. If you’ve heard that talk, you’ve likely also...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Dems, don't waste your vote Washington State primary ballots must be postmarked or dropped in the ballot box by March 10. This is a full week after Super Tuesday, and a full 38 percent of delegates wi...

 

Help prevent teen dating violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM), which is a national effort to help raise awareness and educate about dating violence The reality is that while some teens date, some teens...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

They can't stop you I’m a Southwest Washington voter. I saw advertisements for a congressional candidate forum in Lyle last week. Hoping to learn more about the candidates, I attended. But I was...

 

Klickitat County seniors deserve better

The rising cost of prescription drugs is forcing seniors and other patients to take drastic measures in Southwest Washington. It’s not uncommon for me to hear from folks who are skipping doses,...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Prosecutor not doing his job Something has to change. The 2019-2020 school year has been an especially violent one with fights occurring in the schools more and more regularly. Some may remember a...

 

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