Letters to the Editor

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    Supports McClure for utility district

    Public esteem for those serving in public office seldom has been lower. It does not have to be this way. The best place to begin a positive reversal is for us all to vote smarter in local elections. We can elect candidates with proven commitments to our community and solid track records of integrity...

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    Questions candidate's commitment to voters

    Today I met a person running for Congress, Mr. Ed Moats. I rarely meet politicians, but he came into my work because he wanted to leave some of his campaign literature.

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    Supports DelBene, women's access

    On June 30, the Supreme Court ruled in the Hobby Lobby case that a corporation may, on the basis of its (the corporation's) religious beliefs, deny employees certain health insurance benefits. The next day, GOP 1st District congressional candidate Pedro Celis' campaign issued a press release saying...

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    Questions report on oil facility

    Some of you may be aware that BP has submitted a draft environmental impact statement regarding its operation of an additional wing at its Cherry Point oil facility. I encourage all of you to become informed and comment on this draft prior to Aug. 6.

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    Concerned about Mideast peace

    My cousin lives in the same neighborhood and is good friends with the family of Naftali Frenkel, the American-Israeli teen who was killed. Mr. Frenkel, the CEO of Intel in Israel, worked to hire Arab Israelis into the company. Tragically, I believe collective punishment of Israelis hurts those who...

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    Questions sources for climate information

    So, a letter writer would have us believe that the "real temperature data has been fabricated" through a monolithic conspiracy of the 97 percent credible scientific climate community?

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    Supports McClure for PUD commission

    I am writing to express my support for Jeff McClure, who is running for re-election to his post as commissioner for Whatcom County PUD No. 1.

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    Suggests changes to stop violence

    I've been watching the discussions concerning our country's constant mass killings. Lots of talk on both sides of the issue, for months, even years. While we debate, discuss and even argue the 2nd Amendment issue, our citizens are dying. I think it's time we set aside our agendas, fears and stubbornness...

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    Suggests halt to Olympics spending

    Even as the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, was winding down, the destruction of large tracts in Rio de Janeiro was already well under way in preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympics. As reported by the AP in the July 16 Bellingham Herald, work isn't going very well in Rio, with construction...

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    Backs high court on Hobby Lobby

    Judging by TV sound bites and the hysterics of partisan pundits regarding the Supreme Court decision on Hobby Lobby, you might think there's a "war on women." Nothing could be further from the truth. All FDA-approved contraceptives, including those used to induce abortion, are readily available. ...

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