Letter - Support offered for Barreto in Oregon legislative race

Election year rolls around more and more quickly for this senior citizen. Historically, a high percentage of seniors vote, which is why candidates actively court senior citizens.

Letter - Wait on Wa-Hi science building until Edison is paid off

Regarding the condition of the current science room at Walla Walla High School, there sure seems to be a lot of contradictions in the opinion letters.

Letter - Walla Walla County should cut its losses, get out of Kelley Building

As reported earlier by the Union-Bulletin, the Kelley Building is costing Walla Walla County at least $1,000 a month because renters of the building cannot pay! This is a $12,000 a year loss.

Letter - Initiative would take excessive money out of elections

The Supreme Court has essentially said that money used in the political process is the same as speech and therefore is protected by the Constitution.

Letter - Property taxes make bond issue unaffordable for many in Valley

Those who fervently support spending $10 million for a new Walla Walla High School science building are those who are not property owners and pay no property taxes; those who are financially well off and can afford higher taxes; and those who have something to personally gain, such as contractors, parents of students, and employees of the education system.

Letter - Schools do a lot for us; now it’s our turn to help them out

We ask a lot of our public schools. All those hats to wear — teacher, nurse, consoler, cook, guardian, trainer, counselor, janitor, arts instructor, adviser, coach, mentor and friend. They turn our many challenges into opportunities. We ask more of the schools now than at any point in our history. And they still strive to be the best — not because we deserve you, but because if they let up our children’s lives and the future of our Valley would be considerably less.

Letter - Wa-Hi science bond needs to be more financially sensible

Vote no on Walla Walla High School science bond.

Letter - Local homeless situation different from way presented

I’m writing because the recent article about homelessness in Walla Walla made several grossly inaccurate statements about our community, its services and misrepresented the drivers of homelessness here.

Letter - Teaching, resources must change to keep up with the times

The nameplate “Domestic Science” above the door across the hall from my first-grade classroom in Iowa was my introduction to the word “science.” By the time I was 12 I definitely knew I wanted to be a part of that “Domestic Science.”

Letter - Walla Walla High School bond is a community imperative

I don’t have that golden nugget of information or inspiration to send you directly to the “yes” box on your Walla Walla High School science building ballot.

Letter - Thoughts to consider in our godless current times

On homosexuality, pedophilia, bigotry, these godless current times and protecting our nation’s children:

Changing Mill Creek project wouldn’t be boring

After the recent decision path regarding the Walla Walla Aviary, it is somewhat appropriate for two birds (Shoe and Fishhawk) to discuss the city on the comics pages.

Letter - Here’s how we can pass all school bonds

If in the future if we want to get all school bonds passed we need to approach it in a completely different manner.

Letter - Today’s children will decide your nursing home

Please vote “yes” for the Walla Walla High School Science building.

Letter - Solution doesn’t have to be new building

The recent letter concerning why new and not remodel was well thought out. Many of us have been discussing the same concerns.