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Letters to the Editor

Putting price on carbon won’t work to control warming

To the editor: A 5-3-2022 letter says : “ putting a price on carbon can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and stimulate the development of clean energy support policies now that will reduce carbon emissions by 50% by 2030.” Here is why “putting a price on carbon” and building a CO2 ...

Not living in ‘witches brew’

To the editor: The editorial, “All of us need healing from pandemic-inflicted trauma”, (May 9) left me with the following thoughts. Despite the troubles and grief we encounter on this earth, in its no longer state of perfection, I do not feel I am living in a “witches ...

Vote using paper ballots — no more electronic machines

To the editor: We had a strong growing economy, low gas prices, energy independence, ample supply of food, building supplies and all other goods, jobs, secure borders and so much more. In just 18 months all of that is gone. Who has caused most or all of this? Just look who’s in ...

Letter does not mention gender questions will be in student survey

To the editor: The recent editorial, “Keep it civil at school board meetings, with teachers” speaks of the importance of parents talking to teachers if they have questions about what their children are learning in school. Also included is the following information, “And if there ...

Speak up on social studies standards

To the editor: Catrin Wigfall, a Policy Fellow at Center of the American Experiment, reported the following: “Less than half of high school students in St. Paul Public Schools are proficient in math and reading but will be required to take a critical ethnic studies course before they ...

Remembering Earth Day in 1970 and 2022

To the editor: Thanks to the Marshall Independent for the great article ‘Got one’ (4/26/2022) in which writer Deb Gau described the Earth Day field trip of Lynd Public School students to go fishing in the Redwood River in Camden State Park. The students also learned about erosion and ...