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Erik Larson — The Gateway to future growth

The Gateway Center feasibility study was recently completed by ECONorthwest and based on the comments I have been receiving, there appears to be some confusion as to what the project is and why it is important to Grays Harbor. I am going to try to provide an answer to those questions and explain why I support the project, and you should too.

Jay Ambrose — Let’s hear it for DDT

Warrior greenies, get out of the way. You’ve done enormous hurt in this world, you appear prepared to keep it up and it’s time to allow people their health, their lives and a chance to fight back more effectively against mosquitoes that have been having at us from ancient times to right this minute.

Bus service to Pacific County

It is now out in the open that Grays Harbor Transit is thinking about providing service to Raymond via Tokeland. This would be done with no compensation from Pacific County for the service. When the voters passed the additional 1/10 of 1 percent sales tax to fund transit with the anticipation of getting all weekend service restored, not to benefit Pacific County.

Governments turn blind eye on cheap labor

I am happy that Hoquiam has decided to continue asking contractors to use the E-Verify system to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the U.S., but I wonder what system Aberdeen, Montesano and Grays Harbor County use to determine that their contractors are not using undocumented immigrant workers.

Abortion

I stand in firm agreement with Edith Higginbotham in her Jan. 21 letter stating numerous after-effects of abortion. However, one very important element was omitted from her timely discussion — or have individual rights encompassed all.
 

Homeless

With the information we have it looks like now the homeless are going to be getting new homes. This is all well and good but where are these containers going to be placed? Where are they going to use the generators? How are they going to be getting the power and money to run them?