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I am writing to urge voters to cast their ballot for Tiffany Smiley for U.S. Senate.    The voters in our state have an opportunity to elect a more vigorous, younger senator who is in … more
Joe Kent speaks reverently about then president Donald Trump meeting the plane at Dover Air Base carrying the body of Kent's wife who was tragically killed in Syria. I'm sure it was a time of great … more
The Right Choice? At the beginning of the campaign season I thought the slogan “The Right Choice” was interesting, because there were two candidates to choose from: Rob Snaza or Tracy … more
Gather Church Pastor Cole Meckle raises a vital question: where will the homeless go? Centralia has much abandoned industrial land nearby. Reminds me of Borah Hall at the University of Idaho.  … more
More than anything else, our justice and corrections systems need hard labor for convicted criminals. Crime is basically a shortcut to wealth. Criminals don’t have an appreciation for the … more
Patty Murray is ineffective as Washington's senator. She favors non-citizens over those who are in our country through legal means. Murray is soft on crime. The news is full of stories reporting … more
An ordinance prohibiting homeless encampments on county lands is a mistake. Do the ordinance supporters think the homeless will thereby simply disappear? In fact, I think county land is the best … more
Washington state needs a senator who is willing to work with both Democrats and Republicans. That statement may seem obvious. But after three decades in the other Washington, Patty Murray is … more
For decades, Washington has reaped the benefits of forward-thinking leaders who constructed a series of hydroelectric dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers. The low-cost, carbon-free renewable … more
Several weeks ago, my curiosity got the better of me and I met with candidate for sheriff Tracy Murphy to ask him “why?”  Why was he running and did he know what a campaign would … more
I was looking through a box of stuff my mom saved for me when I came across a newspaper clipping from the Kennedy assassination. Mom had not only saved the clipping from The Daily Sentinel (based in … more
So, you may have been wondering where I’ve been. Or maybe where I am? It all culminated in a “not unexpected” experience about a month ago. If you’ve been keeping … more
I worked for the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office in corrections from 1991 until 2016. My last position was that of jail chief, overseeing the corrections bureau for former sheriff Steve Mansfield … more
Dear Legislative District 19 voters: I am writing to encourage you to vote for Kelli Hughes-Ham for state representative. We live in a beautiful corner of the state with many natural … more
I have hesitated to write this letter because I was told it would probably be a waste of time; however, since reading an article in a morning paper, I have decided to go ahead and waste your time. … more
We have two very good candidates for sheriff. But one man stands out: Sheriff Rob Snaza! I have been seeing a lot of negative comments about some decisions he has made, but when I dig in and see … more
The Lewis County Dangerous Animal Designation Board is a panel of five volunteer citizens that is a quasi-judicial panel to decide on potentially dangerous animal charges. This panel meets … more
It seems letter writer David Eatwell, of Centralia, has the same affliction as the rest of the liberals in this country. "Don't look at what our administration does, look at what Donald Trump and … more
Marie Gluesenkamp Perez provides the opportunity for the 3rd Congressional District to make a clean break with the sadness of the last six years. She brings to the campaign energy and fresh … more
The Republican Party censured Jaime Herrera Beutler in 2021 because she stood up against Donald Trump and supported our Constitution and democracy. Congresswoman Herrera Beutler worked very hard … more
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