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Centralia City Council, please do not vote to put time restrictions on Central Boulevard for trucks. If you do, you will be putting people out of work and causing Willamette Valley Company to shut … more
As I renew my subscription, I would like to say I appreciate all your efforts to keep The Chronicle published and us informed. You have an excellent journalist in Julie McDonald, a personal … more
The horrific shooting committed this week in Buffalo was by a white supremacist that believes the racist and false "great replacement" conspiracy promoted by conservative media. Not only does he … more
Dear editorial board: Bravo for your take on Joe Kent's wacky rhetoric. Kevin Gillan's letter in last week's paper describing Kent as being quoted on Russian state TV as a shining example of a … more
It’s obvious that the circus has come to town. With the GOP we have the elephant. And with President Bone Spurs we have the clown. What’s up with all this name calling? Are we … more
It may be because I deal with words that I hate to see them misused. And since I spent so many years in radio, also words that are mispronounced. There’s no excuse for saying … more
Gov. Jay Inslee and Sen. Patty Murray have their priorities backward when it comes to rebuilding Snake River salmon and steelhead runs. Instead of focusing on ripping out dams with fish passages and … more
Congressional aspirant Joe Kent appeared to side with Vladimir Putin on the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. He attracted a contingent of white nationalists from Idaho for a local town hall meeting … more
As we waited inside Corbet Theatre Saturday evening for the Centralia College production of the musical “Into the Woods” to begin, I perused the program listing the cast members and their … more
Having family in Centralia and other parts of Washington state, I read The Chronicle article "Centralia Masonic Temple To Hold Centennial Cornerstone Rededication Celebration" (May 6 issue). Many … more
With the rest of my immediate community and neighborhood, we are in opposition to the development project located at 635 W. Reynolds Ave. While the signage on the project implies a very small portion … more
PBS recently released a new documentary by Ken Burns focused on Benjamin Franklin. I hadn’t realized Benjamin Franklin and his son William were on opposite sides of the American Revolutionary … more
Dear editor and the voters who read this, On Jan. 26, 1947, Bishop Fulton Sheen, a popular radio and later TV commentator, is quoted as saying, "We are at the end of Christendom." He said, … more
There are two songs that have been running through my brain this past week. One of them was written in 1938 by Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson for a Broadway show called “Knickerbocker … more
Thinning public woodlands to remove millions of dead trees is a way to generate much needed cash to reduce wildfire risks, improve forest health, and protect rural homeowners and farms. It is money … more
Editor’s Note: This is the second installation of a two-part series. Read part one here: … more
It goes without saying that passing the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) is an imperative to restore bodily autonomy to American women in the wake of the Supreme Court’s impending … more
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As a volunteer and advocate with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, this month I am asking everyone to join us and demand #MoreForMentalHealth. I … more
Joe Kent was last month quoted on FOX News: “The West’s support of Ukraine was killing people, because the support was giving Ukraine an incentive not to agree to a peace deal with … more
Dear fellow Americans, After thinking things over, I have a question for you to think about: Why do we need to remove the statues of generals and presidents, etc., from their places in the south? … more
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