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Support Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Dear Editor, I have known Cathy McMorris Rodgers for much of my life, as my father, Perry Dozier, worked with Cathy when he was State officer for Washington Association of Wheat Growers, and later as Walla Walla County Commissioner. She is a leader...

 

Stroe Understands the Community

Dear Editor, It’s not just showing up to events to introduce yourself to just a few at community events, but rather it is complete community involvement in youth activities, church, community service, and school events that make an individual have...

 

Support Crider for Sheriff

Dear Editor, I consider both of the candidates for Walla Walla County Sheriff to be friends of my family. Anyone who believes either candidate is steering any supporter to lead a negative campaign does not know these men. Both men are good guys with...

 

Support Crider for Sheriff

Dear Editor, We live in dangerous times. Law enforcement is a much more challenging profession than it used to be. When I got out of the Navy and began my first day at the Walla Walla Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 1, 1976, I was issued a Smith &...

 

Support Urged for Matt Stroe

Dear Editor, As an elected official or department head, you are not only a leader of your department, but you also set the tone of the employees within your department. As a past Walla Walla County Commissioner, I have worked closely with all (12)...

 

Please Vote for Dain Nysoe

Dear Editor, I am writing to urge voters in Columbia County to support Dain Nysoe in the race for county commissioner (District 3). I met Dain and his wife shortly after we moved here 10 years ago. I know him to be a man of honesty and utmost...

 

Crider Best Choice for Sheriff

Dear Editor, The general election is just around the corner. The ballots will be mailed out on October 19th, so we will be receiving them in our mailboxes soon. Much has been said about both candidates for Sheriff; much has been discussed on social...

 

Vote for Dain Nysoe

Dear Editor, If you live in Columbia County’s 3rd district, you may have had the opportunity to meet Dain Nysoe as he and his wife, Claudia go door to door speaking to voters. Dain doesn’t do this just to talk you into voting for him, but...

 

Support Urged for Skyler Rude

Dear Editor, I am endorsing Skyler Rude for 16th District State Representative and urging you to vote for him in November. For the past four years, Skyler Rude has served as a legislative assistant in both the House and Senate for Senator Maureen...

 

Letter from the Superintendent

We have completed over a month of school and it just goes by like a blink of the eye. I would like to take this opportunity to give you an update of happenings in the Waitsburg School District. We have got a lot of wonderful things going on. It is...

 

Carbon Fee Hurts Business and Families

Give Gov. Jay Inslee and backers of Initiative 1631 credit. They are persistent in their quest to invoke a fee on carbon emissions. Voters will decide its fate on Nov. 6. Since Inslee was first elected, he pushed to reduce CO2 discharges---a...

 

Support Nysoe

Dear Editor, I have known Dain Nysoe since the mid-sixties when we competed against each other in high school sports – Dain at Dayton High School and myself at Waitsburg High School. Although we both left our hometowns to pursue our careers, we...

 

Support Urged for Amerein

Dear Editor, I would like to express my support for Chuck Amerein as county Commissioner. I have known Mr. Amerein for many years. He is a man with integrity. Whom is honest, fair and committed to our county. He is passionate about this area and...

 

Support Stroe for SheriFF

Dear Editor, Over the past several years, the Sheriff’s Office has experienced a considerable amount of controversary in the administration of the office. In addition, the controversaries have divided the deputy’s loyalties which I believe to be...

 

Please Support Mark Crider

Dear Editor, In my 35 years with the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office, I’ve worked my way through the ranks serving as a deputy, corporal, and sergeant. Four Sheriff’s have served during my time at the WWSO and all were highly qualified,...

 

Note of Appreciation

Dear Editor, Myself, City Council and City Staff for the City of Waitsburg would like extend our appreciation to all the local fire crews for coming to the aid of Fire District #2 recently to help extinguish the structural fires burning on Main...

 

Support Chuck Amerein as Commissioner

Dear Editor, After attending the Dayton High School Youth and Government Columbia County Candidate Debate, and the AAUW Candidates Forum, it became clear to me that both candidates for Columbia County Commissioner have a sincere desire to serve the c...

 

Support Dain Nysoe for Commissioner

Dear Editor, It is with great pleasure that I fully endorse Dain Nysoe for Columbia County Commissioner. I find Dain intelligent and honest with an exceptional work ethic. His experience with local government is well known and he is presently...

 

Re: Tax Cuts

Dear Editor, I was pleased to see a recent article in the Spokesman Review regarding how the tax cuts benefit the middle class. It is time people hear the truth about the tax cut instead of the many misconceptions and biased reports. Not one but...

 

Support Urged for Matt Stroe

Dear Editor, Matt Stroe is the embodiment of what it is to be a community leader. I have known Matt for many years and I am impressed by his commitment to service in our community. Since his time at the Sheriff’s began over eleven years ago, Matt...

 

Support Mark Crider for Sheriff

Dear Editor, During Mark’s first month as undersheriff at the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office, he made it a point to attend roll calls and ride-along with different deputies. During the roll calls, Mark allowed deputies to ask him questions...

 

Why is Patit Road Not Fixed?

Dear Editor, I am writing about the recent FEMA road construction that has been taking place here in Dayton. This April I was overjoyed to receive a letter stating that there would be road repair going on around town, including near where I live on...

 

Support Cathy Loftus Shochet

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to voice my support for Cathy Loftus Shochet to be our next Columbia County Treasurer. I have known Cathy from the time she was in school with our kids, and now I know her on a professional basis. She’s in her...

 

Vote for Crider

Dear Editor, An advertisement for the Stroe candidacy appeared in the Union-Bulletin on Sept. 17. This announcement touted the many volunteer hours Mr. Stroe has put into the community, his time at the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office, and his...

 

Support Nysoe for Commissioner

Dear Editor, Community vitality is essential. Without it we jeopardize our future. If you ask your friends what it means, you will hear a variety of answers. Jobs, careful use of public funds, support for new and existing business opportunities are e...

 

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