Teachers need raises

Dear Editor,

I was looking at Saturday’s paper on March 16 about supporting teacher raises. I think that teachers ought to be the first on the list before anyone else because they are there when you are at work taking care of your child every day.

Letter: Police should be supported

Dear Editor,

At last! No truer headline can ever be found than “Judge: Police deserve respect” in the Feb. 28 edition of The Columbian-Progress. After weeks of reading articles beating down our town’s police department, we found satisfaction that others recognized that a police force in any town is to be respected.



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