Cherie Holm

Reader Input: There is a solution for addiction

This letter is directed to all of you who are suffering with the disease of addiction. Whether it is alcohol, drugs, gambling, spending, it all stems from untreated mental illness ...

Reader input: My land is not your butt can

It is that time of year when I go out on Placer Hills Road and clear any and all dried grasses, weeds and pine needles. I do it first off for fire protection and secondly for the l ...

Reader Input: Bring back the Memorial Days of old

Growing up in the ’50s and ’60s definitely had traditions and honored national holidays in a manner that truly represented the spirit of the holiday. Those days are lon ...

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 ...