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Letter to the editor

I think Brandon Johnson has the experience, smarts, and personality to be a very good Superior Court judge. I urge you to vote for him. I am a Superior Court judge. I was first elected in 2008. Before that I was in a private law firm. Brandon...

 

Dear Editor:

I have known Mike Mitchell both professionally and personally and believe that he is the most qualified to be our next Superior Court Judge. Mike is a man of the utmost integrity whose legal career has extended over all areas of criminal and civil...

 

Letter to the editor

Garbe Reser shares my values. Perry Dozier is a party line Trump/Culp supporter. According to the Walla Walla Union Bulletin, Dozier said, “He wants Culp to be the man he answers to as the district’s next state senator.” I believe our next...

 

Editor Waitsburg Times,

I write in support of Brandon Johnson’s candidacy for Walla Walla County Superior Court Judge. Brandon worked for me as a law clerk when I was a judge on the Washington State Court of Appeals. He was smart. He worked hard. And he cared about...

 

Letter to the editor

Danielle Garbe Reser is uniquely qualified to become the 16th Legislative District’s next Senator. After graduating with honors from Whitman College, Danielle earned a Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University. Between 2001 and 2015...

 

Frances Chvatal is uniquely qualified to serve

Letter to the editor, Frances Chvatal is running to represent the 16th Legislative District in the State of Washington and I could not be more excited. I met Frances nearly three decades ago when we both served in healthcare management at what is...

 

Letter of Endorsement for Perry Dozier for State Senate, District 16

Our region must come together to vote and Elect Perry Dozier for State Senate Dist. 16. This election puts us at a crossroads of where we will be in a few years. Will we be more in debt? Will parents’ choices on how to raise their children be...

 

Mike Mitchell is the best candidate for Superior Court Judge

I have been a trial court judge in Pierce County for nearly 24 years and have known Mike Mitchell professionally for the last eight years. Our families, however, have been acquainted for well over 40 years. Mike is an exceptional candidate for a...

 

Cheers

Many thanks to the volunteers of Waitsburg Fire District #2 and Dayton Fire District #3 who responded to the report of a fire that was blazing in the dry grass and stubble at our place on Field’s...

 

Neighbor's plea for respectful election cycle

Dear Editor, In 2018, my young relatives in Texas had worked hard for Beto O’Rourke’s bid for US Senate, and they came so close to victory. Out of anger and disappointment, I posted a rude remark on Facebook that included a curse word and then...

 

Endorsement of Talbott

Dear Editor, I am writing to endorse Mike Talbott for Columbia County Commissioner, Position #2. I have known Mike for over 40 years. Mike and I have daughters the same age, we both farmed, and have been involved in many similar community...

 

Mayberry is that person

It is vital we vote for an effective advocate for our County Commissioner. Jenny Mayberry is that person. A successful local business woman, passionate in her giving and highly invested in our community. Her business supports a variety of projects...

 

Frances Chvatal is the best candidate

The 16th Legislative District is changing. While the 16th LD is composed of Columbia and Walla Walla counties, most of southern Benton County, and Pasco, it is no longer predominately an agricultural region. Our region has a rich diversity in its...

 

MiTCHELL is trustworthy

Dear Editor: I’ve known Mike a long time. He was a trustworthy, straight talking friend to all as a teenager and hasn’t changed—he has become more so. His compassion runs deep and he understands how important it is for everyone to be heard....

 

Letter to the editor,

Letter to the editor, The Mayor and City Council Public Safety Standing Committee (“Committee”) contests claims made by Commissioner Ryan Rundell in the September 10, 2020 edition of The Times. As provided in the June 22, 2020 Press Release, the...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor: I’m writing to endorse Mike Mitchell for Superior Court Judge Position 1. Though I retired from the practice of law about four years ago, prior thereto I had a number of cases over the years where Mike was on the other side. Hence, I c...

 

Letter to the editor

Voting by mail should replace voting at the polls in its entirety. The two institutions that can definitely be trusted is the County Board of Elections and the United States Postal Service. The money saved by eliminating the need for poll workers...

 

Letter to the editor

Brandon Johnson has integrity and skills. I support Brandon Johnson for Superior Court Judge in Walla Walla. He has a sharp mind, excellent skills for this position, and is a man of integrity. He will be an impartial judge and respect all who enter...

 

Why I will vote Frances Chvatal

Why I will vote Frances Chvatal As a woman, I will vote for Frances Chvatal because she knows what it feels like to have to fight for equal opportunity, for respect, and for the right to be who and what she is. As a person of color, I will vote...

 

Support for Jenny Mayberry

My daughter, Jenny Mayberry, is running for Walla Walla County commissioner. Jenny is very honest, intelligent, purposeful and has the drive needed to get things done. I know for a fact that she is passionate about working hard for ALL the people...

 

Letter of support for Mike Mitchell

Letter to the Editor I am writing in support of Mike Mitchell for Superior Court Judge, Position 1. It is imperative for our community to elect a judge with depth and breadth of quality legal experience. Mike has been on both sides of almost every...

 

Writer endorses Mike Mitchell for Superior Court Judge

Dear Editor: Mike Mitchell has earned the vote for Superior Court Judge. His experience and the respect from the community he knows make him the most qualified for this position. I have known Mike for over 50 years. My connection to Mike is both... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

Editor, Before anyone takes the 8/13 Times’ reading suggestion of Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility, they might consider reading John McWhorter’s review of the book in The Atlantic, titled The Dehumanizing Condescension of White Fragility.... Full story

 

Inaction to census is not an option

The 2020 Census deadline is September 30, 2020, so you still have time to shape the next ten years of your community. The power to change Waitsburg, Walla Walla County, and SE Washington is in our hands. We can all help inform funding for each of... Full story

 

Waitsburg has science

After reading the article in last week’s Times about science at Waitsburg Elementary, a number of people asked me, “Doesn’t Waitsburg teach science in the elementary school?” The short answer, yes. But I thought a little history might be in... Full story

 

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