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Resident thankful for local departments

To The Eagle: On a positive note, I would like to echo other comments of appreciation for our local PUD and our county road department. Compared to other areas on both sides of “the river,” they shine when the going gets dicey. Thank you again....

 

Some opinions do not bear repeating

To The Eagle: A contributor’s recent new batch of nonsense makes it clear that some opinions definitely do not bear repeating, yet keep popping up from the muck like poisonous mushrooms. We are being trolled again with “masks do not work,...

 

Masks don't provide protection for us

To The Eagle: Sometimes some things bear repeating. Masks. To understand why masks do not work, let’s first talk about breathing. It’s “the process of moving air out and in the lungs to facilitate gas exchange with the internal environment, mos...

 

Retiring mayor notes accomplishments

To The Eagle: Eight years ago, two highly respected citizens approached me with concerns about what was going on at the town, and they asked if I would consider getting involved. I decided to run, and in 2014 I was elected mayor. They were justified...

 

The assassins are not lurking at the gate

To The Eagle: As a recent writer adroitly pointed out, you’re not likely to read about American Communist activities in the local paper. They’re simply not exciting enough. You’d have to subscribe to the People’s World newspaper which...

 

Family grateful for local PUD crew

To The Eagle: We wanted to shed some light on the local PUD in our county for the work they did yesterday reconnecting our power after going nearly 12 hours without. I don’t know their names or who was in charge, but they were professional and...

 

Jefferson changed property to happiness

To The Eagle: I disagree with a writer’s opinion that the Founders could not have intended the Constitution to restrict citizen’s access to the ballot or allow the wealthy to dominate the politics of power. That’s exactly what the founders...

 

Two more years of Biden won't be picturesque

To The Eagle: The Connecticut People’s World Committee, a member of the CCP, presented its annual Amistad Awards on Saturday to mark the 102nd anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party USA. Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat...

 

No religious test shall be required

To The Eagle: Article six of the Establishment Clause of the 1st Amendment states “no religious test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.” Article six is, in my opinion, a significant...

 

Voting Rights Act was eviscerated

To The Eagle: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor wondered during Dec.1st oral arguments on Mississippi’s anti-abortion legislation, whether the Supreme Court as an institution could survive the “stench” from overturning 50 years of precedent...

 

Don't blame others

To The Eagle: Liberals, you never seem to mention all the un-vaccinated millions coming over the border but I guess only American citizens can spread Covid right? Where did you hear that, from Dr. Fauci? I recognize there are many successful Black...

 
 By Toni Below    Opinion    December 9, 2021

We will get back to living our lives of freedom

To The Eagle: I canceled my subscription to the TDN a while back because of its propaganda, bias and misinformation in politics and coronavirus. However, TDN does send me emails on a daily basis of headline news with the hope that I will renew my sub...

 
 By R. Fritz    Opinion    December 9, 2021

India reports best recovery rate world wide

To The Eagle: Bold statements need checking. JBB says “This is now a pandemic of the unvaccinated.” That is flat out mis-information. Bill of Responsibility requires the whole truth. Sweden’s Umeå University study found after six months...

 

Reflections on Pearl Harbor attack

Submitted and edited by Bill Tawater Commander/Adjutant, Wah.VFW Post 5297 From the National Office of the Veterans of Foreign Wars When the men and women serving at Pearl Harbor awoke in the early morning hours of December 7, 1941, they had no idea...

 

Bill of Responsibilities would be welcomed

To The Eagle: The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has forced the Biden administration to suspend implementation of its workplace vaccination requirements. This most conservative appellate court in the country halted the requirements pending...

 

Horrors are piling up

To The Eagle: No cash bail? No enforcement of civil order? Defund the police? Let major felons out on low bail? Persecute people for murder who obviously protect themselves from murderous rioters? Cut off energy production from oil and natural gas...

 

Justice has been served

To The Eagle: A recent writer stated that Kyle Rittenhouse had illegally purchased an AR-15 rifle; wrong! And that he was looking for trouble; wrong! He was there to protect a car lot from rioters and looters. The writer also stated that three men...

 

Community Center is a critical facility

To The Eagle: What I learned from the Cathlamet Town Council meeting of Monday, November 15, was that the public officials responsible for maintaining the renovated old Fire Hall building (Library/Community Center) know very little about the...

 

What damage was done to our electoral system?

To The Eagle: It seems the inmates still rule the asylum. Acquitted recently of all charges, Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17 year old minor in possession of an illegally purchased AR-15 rifle, went looking for trouble in riot plagued Kenosha, Wisconsin. He ho...

 

Bring supply chain and manufacturing home

To The Eagle: If you’re angry at the Biden administration about paying more for gasoline or groceries than a year ago, you should redirect your ire elsewhere- at those actually responsible for the highest annual inflation we’ve suffered in more...

 

Writer challenges report's accuracy

To The Eagle: In regards to the article by Karen Bertroch on Nov. 11, Naselle school board meeting: What she wrote about the military man who spoke was totally wrong. What he said was he's been around the world and what is happening now is that our...

 

Why we observe Veterans day

From the National Office of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Going all the way back to the American Revolution, for everyone who served, there was no question about what they were fighting for; it was for their house, their home, their business, their...

 

Will compensation be paid to illegals?

To The Eagle: Wow! No letters to the Editor last week. Well, here’s one. Am I reading this right? According to the Wall Street Journal, “the Biden administration is in talks to offer immigrant families that were separated during the Trump...

 

FDA authorized, not approved, Pfizer for youth

To The Eagle: Error on Page 6: “I think the biggest news is the Pfizer vaccine being FDA approved for 5-11 year olds,” (Chris) Bischoff said. Wrong, wrong, wrong… total misinformation. Key: FDA did not “approve” the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine...

 

Star Program is beginning

To The Eagle: If you need help with providing Christmas gifts for your children up through the age of 17, please fill out an application or contact our Star Program phone at 360-431-5232. All calls will be handled discreetly. This is a needs-based pr...

 

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