Letters to the Editor

Thanks for the work John Doan did in Sumner

It’s with mixed emotions that I hear that John Doan is leaving Sumner.I remember many years ago, early 1990s, being introduced to John at some… Continue reading

Please take care of your precious pets

I’ve mentioned to a few people that I’ve been feeding a stray kitty outside for about two months. We had decided to name him Chuck.… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2010

Letter was just parody, go climb a peak

In response to Ron Weigelt’s letter concerning winter mountain climbing, I hope he realizes that my letter was a tongue-in-cheek parody of a previously published… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2010

Reader upset by partisan talk at town meeting

I appreciated the reporting of the so-called “town meeting” recently conducted in Bonney Lake by state Sen. Pam Roach. I was also disturbed by it.For… Continue reading

Consider the ramifications of health care plan

Re: Chaz Holmes’ “Time for a checkupt on health reform” (Courier-Herald, Dec. 30).

  • Jan 11, 2010

Reader gives a second opinion on health care

Re: Chaz Holmes’ “Time for a checkupt on health reform” (Courier-Herald, Dec. 30).

Get up and get involved in government

Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Democrat from Louisiana, and Ben Nelson, Democrat senator from Nebraska, successfully extorted money from government official, Democrat Harry Reed.Harry Reed paid… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2010

New health system hard to swallow

In response to Mr. Chaz Holmes’ column “Time for a checkup on health reform” on Dec. 30: This is a perfect example of what is… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2010

Gun laws can only benefit the criminals

As a follow-up to previous letters concerning the use of guns in our society, I offer this short history lesson to Mr. Daniel Hussein Scribner… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2010

Reader argues case against socialism

In response to Mr. Chaz Holmes’ column “Time for a checkup on health reform” on Dec. 30: This is a perfect example of what is… Continue reading

Opinion page takes welcome left turn

Wow! I am impressed!Right there in the “Views” section (Dec. 20) a long, meaty “Our Corner” piece from Chaz Holmes that actually presents views from… Continue reading

Health care not part of Constitution

Is the Democratic leadership’s threat to use reconciliation on health care reform a politically viable option or an idle threat?

  • Dec 27, 2009

Winter is no time to climb mountains

I don’t know where this letter is going – I’m so upset and angry it’s difficult to settle my thoughts down.Unfortunately, and I do mean… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2009

Early childhood education worth saving this year

Like many others I am a strong supporter and advocate of ECEAP (Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program). ECEAP has become a passion of mine… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2009

Letter from police officer was spot on

Officer Personius, thanks for a great letter and hitting the nail right on the head. Hopefully some of those folks who just can’t seem to… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2009