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By Brittany Marie Russo

Why don’t we have a mall?

Letter to the editor


To the Editor:

For six years now I have been living in Goldendale. (I’m from Denver.) I’ve never seen a town without at least a Wal Mart or Kmart, which are as common as the shoes on my feet. Time and time again, I have asked my mom why isn’t there a Kmart or a mall at least? She has enlightened me by saying, “That it would take away from business.”

I thought, What business?

Just recently I’ve seen Coyote Coffee shut down, a pizza place downtown, lots of places that get shut down. They never make enough money, and they never stay. So I was thinking it would be great if we had a mall, nothing too big, maybe the size of the entire downtown. Just like we have a franchise of McDon...

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