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Letter - City should focus on primary roadways

I realize the city road department is busy with numerous projects during the summer months, but I’d like to request it focus its attention on the primary roadways rather than the secondary ones.

Letter - Jim Duncan’s background, work are impressive

I am pleased to be able to recommend Jim Duncan for your county commissioner.

Letter - State and nation need higher minimum wage

According to Bloomberg.com’s feature called the best and worst, some of the countries with the highest minimum wages are Luxembourg, France and Australia.

Letter - U-B editorial on Congress and political revenge was best in years

The Union-Bulletin editorial about the fooling around in “our” Congress, political revenge, etc., was the best editorial I have seen in many a year!

Letter - Good job making Isaacs Avenue safer

Kudos to Whitman College and the city of Walla Walla for making the pedestrian crosswalk across Isaacs Avenue on campus more visible to motorists.

Letter - Sheriff Turner makes improvement in war on crime

I am writing in support of Sheriff John Turner’s re-election.

Letter - John Turner is a leader for youths

A recent National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse study reported adolescents believe “tobacco, alcohol and other drugs are the biggest problem facing teens their age.”

Letter - The sheriff must know the law

I attended the debate for sheriff’s candidates hosted by the Chamber of Commerce on July 16.

Letter - Sheriff Turner makes ‘good ol’ boys’ worried

As I read the letters to the editor in the U-B regarding the sheriff’s race I see two common themes: First, the “good ol’ boys” are worried.

Letter - We need Frank Brown as county coroner

Through experience, I have had the opportunity to see Frank Brown and Richard Greenwood at work.

Letter - We won’t know who is on ballot for weeks

The short piece offered recently by Lloyd Johnson mentioned a “very nice hit piece on Sheriff Turner” in the paper.

Letter - Pool should be countywide project

Regarding the front page of Sunday edition, “Pool proposals resurface.”

Letter - Equal education will be hot campaign topic

Equal education is a human right.

Letter - Jim Duncan will work hard for community

This is a letter of recommendation for Jim Duncan for county commissioner.

Letter - Blame should fall on policy, not teachers

The Union-Bulletin reported on July 22 that Washington state failed to receive a waiver from the strictures of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002.