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Trial attorney makes case for Brandon Johnson for Superior Court Judge

I am writing this letter in support of Brandon Johnson for Walla Walla County Superior Court judge. I have known Brandon and his wife Sarah for over 20 years. I am a civil trial attorney from Kennewick and have tried numerous cases in Walla Walla Cou...

 

Mitchell has the experience

I have known Mike Mitchell for 26 years. He’s been my legal opponent or the mediator or temporary judge in several court cases, and I’ve watched his law practice grow and thrive. Whether or not his clients had money, Mike was always an...

 

Charles Amerein endorses Bill Jenkins

To the Editor, I am writing this letter of endorsement for Representative Bill Jenkin’s run for State Senator in the 16th District. As a Representative in the WA legislature, Bill has been one of the most successful legislatures at getting...

 

Vinti for Dozier

I am writing in support of Perry Dozier to be our next State Senator for the 16th Legislative District.   This is my first ever letter to the editor.  I served as the Clerk of the Board to the Board of Walla Walla County Commissioners for over 25...

 

Michael Hubbard supports Scott Marinella for Circuit Court Judge

To the editor and to the voters of the Hells Canyon Circuit Court, In regards to the election now underway: first, vote and for you in Asotin, Garfield, and Columbia Counties, which comprise the Hells Canyon Circuit Court, make your vote for...

 

Dusty Britches Farmer loves Brianna's gardening article

Dear Editor: I just wanted to say I absolutely loved Bri’s gardening article. So absolutely true. Gardening is a labor of love full of relaxation, peace and reward if attended and educated upon. I have learned so much the last two years and have...

 

Writer feels Dozier is the best candidate

Dear Editor: It has been my pleasure of knowing Perry Dozier, his wife, and their families for 55 plus years. While Perry was in high school, he excelled in academics, athletics, and Associated Student Body offices. After graduating from Prescott Hig...

 

Mike Mitchell will be an effective and proficient Superior Court Judge

Dear Editor: Mike Mitchell is a man of integrity, honesty and a person who will be an excellent Superior Court Judge. I have known and worked with Mike during my 43-year career at Walla Walla County. When I worked as Director of the Department of...

 

Writer appreciates City Council's Flood Mitigation plan

Dear Editor: One of the frustrations I have as a result of reaching out to flood survivors of the February 2020 flood is the need for a plan for flood mitigation. What I heard at last night’s Waitsburg City Council Meeting was a well thought out...

 

Fenleys for Klicker

To the Editor, We would like to encourage everyone to join us in voting for Mark Klicker for WA State House Rep. District 16, Position 1.  Mark is a man of integrity, hard work, and dedication. He is exactly the person we need to represent...

 

Dozier only candidate with budget balancing experience

During this time in our community, an election has never been more important and that is why Perry Dozier has my vote for State Senate, District 16. I have known Perry for years. He is a life-long resident of our area and is a small business owner....

 

Listening is an important attribute of maturity and compassion

Dear Editor: I greatly enjoyed the opportunity to attend the recent community event in Walla Walla that enabled local speakers to share their feelings about living in a racist society and was utterly impressed by the manner in which both presenters...

 

Writer supports Mike Mitchell for Superior Court Judge

I am writing in support of Mike Mitchell’s candidacy for Superior Court Judge. While the Superior Court Judges position is not on the primary, only on the general election ballot in November, many of us will be making our choices prior to that. I...

 

Reser has experience and a commitment to service

Dear Editor, We’re truly fortunate to have Danielle Garbe Reser running to represent the 16th Legislative District in the state senate. Danielle’s background and experience make her uniquely qualified for this position. She grew up in Moses Lake...

 

Writer heralds Dozier's fiscal responsibility and land development work

Dear Editor: With the August 4th primary election approaching I feel it is important that each voter examine the qualifications of the candidates and make a well-informed choice. As a taxpayer and resident of the 16th Legislative District for...

 

Garbe Reser has political acumen and a demonstrated commitment to the community

Dear Editor, In the course of her career with the U.S. Department of State under both Republican and Democratic administrations, Danielle Garbe Reser served the United States in a variety of roles.  These roles included crisis management in...

 

Writer disappointed by negative radio ad

Dear Editor: It was very disappointing to hear the first negative ad on the radio for this local election cycle. It was unclear whether it was supported by either the democratic candidate or the other republican in the race against Bill Jenkin but...

 

Letters

Editor, The Waitsburg Times Publisher has this to say after attending the Peace Rally in Walla Walla: “The topic of our country’s systemic racism and its effects on people of color is difficult to hear.”   She continues, “It was a big...

 

Garbe Reser's experience and accomplishments are unmatched

Dear Editor: Primary election day is approaching.  Early voting begins on July 17th.  Danielle Garbe Reser is the Democratic Party candidate for the 16th legislative district senate seat. Her experience, accomplishments, and commitment to working...

 

Black Lives Matter organizers ask for changes

Dear Editor: On behalf of Black Lives Matter Walla Walla, we, the organizers, demand that the Walla Walla Police Department be held to the highest standards as they work to protect our community. We support Black Lives Matter. We take a firm stance...

 

Only Jesus Christ can clear our minds of hate and anger

Dear Editor: Down through the ages whether in chains or cuffs character has been more important than color. Guilt from defying authority brings on bad consequences and defines character. In spite of being either free or prisoner the issue is not...

 

Support local businesses

Dear Editor: Now is the time to make a big effort to rebuild our community by shopping small.  Waitsburg has 600 households. If every household, every month spent $20 less out of town or on line and spent that $20 with our local hometown merchants,...

 

Face masks are useful in slowing the spread of COVID-19

Dear Editor, I would like to respond to the letter sent to the editor a few weeks ago regarding face masks. I believe the writer is mistaken as to the efficacy of the masks. Community spread has increased, mostly as a result of relaxed “stay at...

 

Waitsburg Christian Church to remain closed

When I spoke to the congregation as we went into Phase 2 in Walla Walla County, I said that we have been praying heavily over the direction of the church, when to reopen the building, and that it may feel that we are slower moving than other churches... Full story

 

Writer sees wearing a face mask as dehumanizing and humiliating

I am extremely worried about the current COVID-19 situation, and my concern has nothing to do with coughing, sneezing, or any other symptoms of the common cold/flu. In the recent video press release on May 31, 2020 Jay Inslee mandated that all...

 

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