Letters to the Editor

Reader input: Tevis ride has roots in greatness

This year’s Tevis Cup 100-Mile horse ride across the Sierra Nevada mountains to Auburn was to me the most dramatic in recent history. I was rooting for Potato Richardson, b ...

Reader input: Act now to curb crime in Colfax

I am very disappointed. A jar full of donation money, contributed by local patrons (was taken from the Colfax Market). It is part of the hopes of the community starting a much need ...

Reader input: Elected offices need term limits

I ran for the Auburn Recreation District Board in 2012 and 2014. I’ve attended several meetings. We have one board member whose hatred for me is unwarranted, why you might as ...

Reader input: Citizens deserve full fire protection

Thanks for the article in Sunday’s paper (“Foresthill Fire looks to county funding source”).  I just want to reiterate our point of view and add a few things ...

Reader input: Years later, killing unsolved

My name is Danny McIntyre. I would have been 50 on May 4, but my life was taken away on April 26, 1981. I was fishing at Foresthill Pond with my friend Richard, when someone fired ...

Reader input: Actions speak above words

Hate to ruffle more angel feathers but here are some thoughts to munch on for those debating the moral-decay- is-the-result-of-lack-of-religion theory. While figures vary somewha ...

Reader input: All workers should be paid a living wage

Regarding Donna McCloskey’s, “Keep the minimum wage minimum” Reader Input, July 31, there is definitely some additional input required. If you are doing a job t ...

Reader input: Religion is about caring

Kevin McNaughton, your letter was literarily and historically impressive intending to create yourself so very right and all others who believe in God so very wrong was so very egoc ...

Reader input: How far is too far to be PC?

In removing the rebel flag from South Carolina’s statehouse, the question being raised is:  How far do we go to be politically correct? Greg Buetz (Reader input, July ...

Reader input: Right Hand fulfilling a need

Right Hand Auburn is providing shelter for the homeless at the Placer County DeWitt Center. It is on a three-month trial bases. Placer County has provided the old minimum security ...

Reader input: Political race is good for laughs

Trump has snagged another one. He reels them in all the time. I am referring to another letter to the editor from a frustrated liberal (Reader Input,  July 23). Trump has the ...

Reader input: Cal Fire meeting on fire very thorough

I attended a meeting (Wednesday) about the Lowell Fire in Dutch Flat. Speaking as a former public information staffer for Placer County, who’s attended her share of these m ...

Reader input: Let’s live in peace, harmony

I am so disillusioned with the human animal. One people, one God. All things are created by the same source. Religion, government, race, sex or society should not interfere w ...

Reader input: Time to solve more problems

Now that the contentious issues of the Affordable Care Act and marriage equality have been settled by the Supreme Court and the American people have spoken louder than the Republic ...

Reader input: Skip cartoon if it offends you

Marcia (Winborne-Graven, Reader Input, July 24)  I’m sorry you don’t like the politics in the cartoon, Doonsbury.  A lot of people do and it has been very pop ...