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By Joyce McKay

Don’t solve one problem by creating another

Letter to the Editor


To the Editor:

Have you noticed one of the prettiest streets in Goldendale is the first block of W. Burgen? Now I understand why “they” want to cut down the beautiful trees in front of the library. Something about water and sewer lines. Really? The only answer is to destroy those magnificent trees? Why doesn’t this surprise me and a lot of other people? In order to correct one problem, create another. Does anyone ever stop to ask if there isn’t another way to solve a problem than destroy nature? Remember the beautiful trees on Court Street? Kind of naked now, but we do have sidewalks and better streets. At least that’s some improvement.

We also spent something like $60,000 to ha...

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