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Regarding the two articles written by Alyssa Evans in your July 24 issue, an “illegal” marijuana grow and “rape” of a child. Alyssa, where did you get your degree in journalism? Let me guess, …

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Ever since Fox's Roger Ailes implemented a business model of promoting opinion over facts our country has seen a gradual decline into hyper partisanship and tribalism. Millions of people it se…

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We would like to thank our local businesses for their support and donations; they were very helpful on short notice! So thank you to the Peninsula Golf Course, Adventure Training Center (ATC),…

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I would like to thank the editor for publishing my letter to Sheriff Souvenir. The sheriff responded to my email from May soon after reading the editorial, the morning it was published to be e…

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Some years ago, I planted aspen trees in my yard in honor of my history with Colorado. They have grown to be high and beautiful with soft wood and pretty leaves. I sit on my deck in the mornin…

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When I first started speaking at City Council meetings, it wasn’t safe for me to cross the street alone. I didn’t have all my hair. My voice quavered, and it still does.

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Thank you for your newspaper’s excellent journalism, and for allowing your staff and the public access to express our opinions freely. Several recent letters to the editor (July 10 and July 24…

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I’m glad that the woman looking for a better view got off that cliff she was trying to climb by herself OK. However, in order for that to happen she needed the assistance of a well-trained and…

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I am writing the Chinook Observer ‘Letters to the Editor’ format in hopes of getting a response from Pacific County Sheriff Robin Souvenir.

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Bravo, to the Peninsula Association of Performing Artists (PAPA). Such a great performance of "Mary Poppins" (now showing now until July 28 at the Fort Columbia Theater outside of Chinook.) It…

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PAPA, Peninsula Association of Performing Artists, has as its Mission Statement “To produce family friendly theatrical productions for entertainment and cultural development of the community.”…

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"Blithe Spirit" is a production not to be missed. Quick wit and great performances throughout with outstanding set and lightening and makeup and costumes make it great. I was so impressed.

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My compliments to Edie for the response to Robert Blake’s letter in the July 3rd edition. For him to refer to patriotic Americans celebrating the birthday of our country as gluttons is extreme…

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My friends and I had just been discussing the unsavory qualities of “The Twelve Tribes” and wishing you’d print a good article about them. Thank you so much for doing it!

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This is a “shout out” to Mrs. Doom and Gloom Cate Cable. Seems to me, Cate, most everything you talk about in the Observer is 98% doom and gloom. Let’s take this week’s issue of the Observer. …

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I have never had the pleasure of really thanking Dr. James Bruce at Ocean Beach Hospital. I guess this is really the only way I can properly do so. On Sept, 2, 2018, he saved my life. And, to …

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Once again PAPA has presented the Peninsula with a treat. This year’s cast and crew of the Mary Poppins performance have given us ideas to reclaim our imagination. Every year when we attend PA…

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The eight-day July 4th fireworks "extravaganza" on the Long Beach Peninsula continues despite the fact that a well-conducted study by the Not A Ban A Better Plan group determined that approxim…

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Mr. Robert Brake: Your vitriolic hatred for our current president is probably one of the most disgusting letters you have ever submitted to this paper. Obviously, the patriotic holiday of the …

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Thank you for your Coast Weekend article on "Mary Poppins"! We went to the show and found it delightful and had a great time. To miss out on seeing this show during its run would be an unfortu…

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National Wildlife Magazine, June/July 2019, reports on the Snake River dams and notes the Columbia River Basin for thousands of years “constituted the largest anadromous fishery migration on t…

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Concerning the meeting June 29 regarding the annexation of Seaview by Long Beach: As a property owner in Seaview, I do not feel this is an issue that I would have requested. I have spoken with…

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Seaview, a small, unincorporated community with some ability to protect its surroundings, does not need Long Beach’s agenda or growth-management plan.

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In last week’s edition of the Chinook Observer, I read Allen Lebovitz's response to the letter submitted by the PUD No. 2 commissioners and included in the June 12 edition of the Observer. Leb…

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I’ve been reading the opinions about tearing down existing dams that are actually producing power for our electric grid, apparently, because the salmon need to swim upstream. Now we get an art…

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Adam and Eve lived in the Garden of Eden. They ate food food and drank water, but there was one that God said, “This isn't good for you. It would be good if you didn't drink from it.

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Once again, I see the fireworks tents being assembled. I don’t believe that the minority on the Long Beach Peninsula (money changers) have once again managed to go against the will of the majo…

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Over the years, the issue of Long Beach annexing Seaview has persisted. Now we are hearing about new annexation discussions that will lead to lots of promises to “make things better” for Seaview.