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Editor, There have been many eloquently written letters that have spoken to me deeply about why we need to pass propositions 10 and 11 so that we can build desperately needed schools in … more
Editor, From my geezer perspective, I’ll provide a few comments regarding the proposed Ridgefield School District construction bond of almost $200 million. Many recent letters have … more
Editor, I encourage Ridgefield voters to vote yes on propositions 10 and 11, which provide sorely needed funds for the construction and expansion of new schools in Ridgefield School District to … more
The last three to four years have been difficult for many of us, not the least of which are the financial burdens. As I write this, gasoline is up more than 40 cents per gallon to over $4 in the last … more
Editor, Clark County Citizens United’s membership is grateful to the Clark County Council for listening to their rural constituents and voted to retain the agricultural building permit … more
Editor, A conundrum: Ridgefield growth, taxes and wealth transfer. There are many threads and posts that try to convince Ridgefield residents that the City has no control over our growth. There … more
Editor, While our district has grown and schools are overcrowded, several bad choices have occurred these past several years. Those choices have consequences. The school district taxpayers … more
Editor, I am a mom of three kids under the age of 3 living in Ridgefield. I support both bond propositions 10 and 11 for Ridgefield schools. As a former kindergarten teacher and elementary … more
Editor, The Ridgefield School District recently wasted $318,000 to pay an outgoing superintendent merely months after saying he had the full support of the board. Now they want voters to pass a … more
Editor, As a dedicated member of the Ridgefield community, I am compelled to address the problem our schools are facing. Tonight, I’m writing this letter representing the diverse … more
In Washington this year, we hope to again escape the historic droughts plaguing other parts of the world. The Columbia River water system flowed at normal levels in recent years, which is good for … more
Editor, Warning signs come in a variety of places, and there’s one at the state level that is flashing right now. Why are state matching funds so low compared with the size of the … more
Editor, Our Bond Together team, of which I am a member, has been visiting Ridgefield residents to ensure everyone understands the importance of the April 23 vote to pass two bond propositions, … more
Editor, Do not support the Ridgefield School District bond proposals 10 and 11 as it will affect the affordability of Ridgefield. Isn’t enough that the median house in Clark County is … more
Editor, As a resident and teacher in Ridgefield, I encourage a yes vote for propositions 10 and 11. Education is the cornerstone of our society, shaping the minds and futures of our youth and, … more
Editor, The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was signed in 1949, early in the Cold War era, to provide for defense of member nations against a Russian invasion. It calls for every member … more
Editor, Trump: Enough is definitely enough! Donald Trump doesn’t even espouse good Christian values and beliefs, and Trump’s speeches are cringeworthy. Example: Trump openly … more
Editor, Jennifer Lindsay was not reappointed as mayor of Ridgefield for two simple reasons: She refuses to communicate with her fellow councilors and she forgot how to count. When Don Stose … more
Editor, Ridgefield schools are facing a crisis of overcrowding – a reality that impacts every student, family and member of our community. The telltale signs are evident: long pick-up … more
Editor, Ridgefield is a wonderful community that offers an array of social and recreational opportunities that includes a 5,100-acre national wildlife refuge, a longhouse, a public golf course, … more
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