Letters to the Editor

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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Sees comparison with Venezuela and U.S.

    My oh my. You mean good Cuban doctors, promised a life of money, prestige and advanced medical equipment in Venezuela, are leaving?

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Says voter turnout necessary for representative government

    On Sept. 15, CBC news reported that Scotland’s voter registration was 97 percent of eligible voters. Today’s Bellingham Herald reported that 86 percent actually voted; truly representative of the population.

  • RANTS/RAVES

    Rave: Thanks unknown ivy artist

    Rave to the person or persons who created and maintain the heart made from the ivy on the side of the Granary building along Chestnut Street. Thank you for this lovely gift of living art. It’s delightful!

  • RANTS/RAVES

    Rant: Worried about foster care system

    Does anyone else wonder why the teen who tortured the family cat had no empathy for what he had done? Imagine being shuffled around to 14 different foster homes in his short life. Fourteen different sets of parents who had him for a short time and then was moved on to another home. Fourteen different...

  • RANTS/RAVES

    Rave: Thanks those who help elk

    I would like to thank and commend Jim Carstens and everyone who assisted him in building the electrified fence at his farm to keep the elk away. The usual response by government agencies and others is to just kill them. That’s one of the reasons we love living here is the care and interest...

  • RANTS/RAVES

    Rave: Likes Whatcom Family YMCA dance

    As a mother to Bellingham elementary school child, living in a time where lots of kids spend too much time in front of the TV and/or computer, I am looking forward to a free fun family event in November. Thank you in advance to the Whatcom Family YMCA for hosting a me and my “guy” ...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Unhappy with writer’s beliefs about president

    In response to a Spt. 17 letter headlined “Unhappy with President Obama,” I hardly know where to begin. I believe the letter shows that paranoia is the little black dress of American politics: It never goes out of style. I believe it is filled with the types of false statements, including...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Says goverment must protect private enterprise

    In a letter of Sept. 6, the writer asks can we not agree 80 percent of the time and be content that we disagree only 20 percent of the time.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Backs industrial zone at Cherry Point

    With the Gateway Pacific shipping terminal, Whatcom County has the final piece of its Cherry Point industrial zone. This zone was designed specifically for industry in one location. The current refineries and aluminum plant have been good to our community. The high-paying jobs with excellent benefits...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Calls for mandatory national service

    America sat on its hands until we could no longer ignore the atrocities of Hitler and entered the war, not out of moral outrage, but in support of European trading partners.

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