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Saturday 07/23/2016
Responds to Editorial
Posted: July 23, 2016

It is laughable that Sen. Blunt, who has lived in Washington for over half of Jason’s life, thinks he has the right to decide who is a Missourian.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
Fewer Farm Products Vendors at Our Farmers’ Market
Posted: July 20, 2016

To The Editor:

The Farmers’ Market has been a great asset for the city of Washington. It started in a parking lot on Front Street 22 years ago, then moved to the old city park parking lot and now it has a permanent home on Main Street.

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We, the People, Have To Take a Stand . . .
Posted: July 20, 2016

To The Editor:

I cry, I pray for this country of mine which I have lived in for better than 78 years. I have a hard time recognizing it as it has changed so much during that time.

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Sunday 07/17/2016
Appreciates Choir Director’s Work
Posted: July 17, 2016

How easy the people of the community forget what Paige Shortal did for the community over the years.

 

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Maybe Pacific Needs One More Cop
Posted: July 17, 2016

If we (Pacific) are down to 15 officers maybe we need one more.

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Missouri Teachers Treated Unfairly!
Posted: July 17, 2016

I’ve written numerous letters to our legislators, both state and federal, all a “waste” of my ink and paper.

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Creating a Safe Haven for Crime
Posted: July 17, 2016

I must be the devil’s advocate again. Our me, myself and I culture is slowly killing us.

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Friday 07/15/2016
Questions Number of Police Officers
Posted: July 15, 2016

Last night I saw driving into Pacific, the city limit sign said Pacific’s population was 7,002, and this includes the inmates at Missouri Eastern Correctional Facility, so we can write off those numbers as being protected by Pacific police. But let’s say we stick with that figure after all.

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Can We Trust One Another?
Posted: July 15, 2016

I just finished reading the article in the Post-Dispatch about Alton Sterling being shot and killed by a police officer in Baton Rouge, La.

 

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Trees Are a Long-Term Investment
Posted: July 15, 2016

To The Editor:

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Saturday 07/09/2016
Clinton Will Lower Moral Bar
Posted: July 09, 2016

A day after celebrating the hard-fought liberty that this country has enjoyed since July 4, 1776, we now find that one of the candidates for the president of the United States will not be indicted for mishandling classified documents. Just a little slap on the wrist.

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Thursday 07/07/2016
Fire District Tax Vote Is About You!
Posted: July 07, 2016

The upcoming Aug. 2 primary election holds in its hands  the future of the Washington Rural Fire District.  

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Sheriff Toelke Explains Why He Is Concerned About Gun Bill; Gov. Nixon Has Same Concerns
Posted: July 07, 2016

I read the Letter to the Editor submitted by Sen. Dave Schatz a few weeks ago related to Senate Bill 656.  Dave and I had discussed some of the issues when the bill was being reviewed, but not in depth. At that time, we believed that the bill would not be heard by the end of the session.

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Saturday 07/02/2016
Insurance Issue in New Fire Protection District
Posted: July 02, 2016

The following statistics have been gathered and reported to the board of directors of the Washington Community Fire Protection District. They were researched by a local insurance agent who insures many residents in the affected area. The information refers to the affect that a lack of funding in the district will have on residential insurance rates:

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Friday 07/01/2016
About Emergency Medical Services
Posted: July 01, 2016

The triage, treatment, and transport emergency medical service practitioners provide can often be the difference between life and death for patients with a medical emergency. 

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