Cherie Holm

Reader Input: Dust off your Easter bonnets

It is sad that Ms. (Cherie) Holm does not want to celebrate Easter with other Christians because of Easter eggs (“Easter paganism hardly Christian,” Reader Input, March ...

Reader Input: Easter paganism hardly Christian

Occasionally I attend a local church in Auburn. I enjoy the music and the pastor’s message. This last Sunday during the announcements it was announced that there would be an ...

Reader Input: Letter readers have final say

While reading Harry Labrie’s letter to the editor, “Don’t publish ill-informed writers” (Reader Input, Feb 24), my thoughts were that possibly Harry is unaw ...

Reader Input: Where are tears for the abused?

Like many of you, I was shocked and saddened by the killings of children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. The situation has become the talk of the town(s) ...

Reader Input: Blessed with gifts that keep on giving

I had no intention of living in the Auburn area when I left Truckee during a snowstorm on Dec. 6, 1993. I really didn’t know where I was headed. But through the grace of Go ...

Reader Input: Social welfare not sole welfare

There are two types of welfare in our country, “social welfare” and “corporate welfare.” A lot of Americans complain about social welfare, yet silently acce ...

Reader Input: ‘Entitlement’ word provokes

The word “entitlement” has been used more often by politicians, fellow Americans and the media than any other word this past year. The word is often used as a weapon of ...

Reader Input: New online forum lacking

I appreciate the fact that advertising pays for newspapers both in hard copy and online sites. Here is my opinion of the new online forum. Though we were made aware months ago tha ...

Community reaches out to help Georgetown couple in need

Georgetown couple Charisse and Vincent Paquet are in need of support at this time as they face Vincent Paquet’s diagnosis of stage 4 cancer. Meadow Vista resident Cherie Holm met ...

Leaders need to listen

Re: (Call to Readers, Journal, Nov. 28): If I were to be elected as a leader whether it be local, state or federal, the first thing I would do would be to ask “We the People.” ...

Behind the Signature: Cherie Holm

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Lives in: Meadow Vista. A stint in Truckee ended because Holm “couldn’t deal with all that snow ... shovelling snow ...

Shall we stand united or at odds?

I want to first state that I am not a member of any political party, a member of any organized religion, but a member of “We the People.” I am an American first and foremost. ...

Bills don’t end with mere death

You see advertisements for “free checking for life” from almost all banks. The key word here is “life.” It is the word “free” that gets our attention to sign up. Did yo ...

‘Gotts Girl’ says thanks for memories

It was one year ago July 12 that Gottschalks department store closed its doors for business. The associates who stayed until the bitter end managed to remain professional, give gr ...

It qualified as an ‘estate sale’

We would like to thank all the wonderful people that showed up not once but twice to our sale. Thanks to you it was a great success. My girlfriend and I, both ex-managers of Gotts ...