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Letters to the editor

Pro-choice, because of faith

I write this as a person of faith who values Life — especially the abundant life of human persons referenced in the Gospel of John (10:10). For some, valuing human life is expressed by strict opposition to abortion. I do not hold such a view, and my objective in this letter is to explain ...

It takes a village

The Republicans have been wringing their hands about immigrants pouring into this country since President Biden became president. Of course, we have had an “immigration problem” for a long time, but with conditions growing increasingly difficult in South American countries, we have more and ...

Get all the facts

After the FBI raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago compound, there has been the speculation Trump unlawfully kept documents there vital to our national security. Fake news talking heads proclaimed the FBI finally had the goods on Trump. According to sources close to the Trumps, Trump may have the goods ...

Learn facts on Belpre schools

In response to the letter to the editor written over the summer, regarding the schools in Washington County, readers should be aware that the consolidation of districts to save costs is not feasible — financially or geographically. Comparing Wood County’s system, which is representative of ...

Vote against amendments

There are four issues on the ballot in West Virginia. We need to Vote No on issues 2 and 4. Amendment No. 2 — Property Tax Modernization Amendment Summary of Purpose: This amendment would give the state legislature the power to provide personal property exemptions for equipment and inventory ...

Eliminate personal property tax

I’m writing in regard to the personal property tax we pay every year for our houses, cars, ATVs, campers, etc. We pay taxes on these things when we purchase them and then the State of West Virginia wants us to pay taxes on them every year. Where is all the money going that they bring in with ...