Virginia Ward

Reader Input: Moore is change district needs

I urge those in District 4 to consider voting for Art Moore. Moore is a valedictorian of Placer High, and served 14 years in the armed services, attaining the rank of major. He s ...

Reader Input: Doctors wrong about no Lyme

Thank you for Thursday’s excellent front-page article on Lyme disease (“Tick-borne disease nightmare turns real,” Journal, March 20). The information is correct a ...

Reader input: Beware of deer; they bring ticks

In response to Thursday’s article: “Putting out the welcome mat for wildlife,” (Journal, Feb. 6) I am concerned about the proximity to wildlife leading to a growi ...

Reader Input: Why glorify cannabis?

Eric Tomczak’s letter (“Legalize pot, the natural wonder,” Reader Input, Jan. 17) shows great ignorance about the dangers of marijuana. It’s popular to thin ...

Reader input: Dems shouldn’t compromise

I was disgusted at Rep. Tom McClintock’s self-serving editorial in the AJ (“Let us reason together,” Another View, Oct. 3). Like many Republicans, he is trying ...

Reader Input: Medical debt can break you

Thank you, Paul T. McDaniel, for your sensible letter on the threatened budget shutdown (“Elected leaders: Accomplish or get out,” Reader Input, Sept. 24). Yes, Obama ...

Reader input: Republicans will stop at nothing

I am appalled at the Republicans’ threat to shut down the government in an attempt to derail the Affordable Care Act. Clearly they will stop at nothing to try to end this hum ...

Reader input: Lyme disease is common here

As co-leader of the Auburn Lyme Disease Support Group, we owe many thanks to the Auburn Journal for the front-page article about Shayla DeRenne’s struggle with Lyme disease ( ...

Reader input: Journal thanked for coverage

As co-leader of the Auburn Lyme Disease support group, I’d like to thank the Auburn Journal for its excellent coverage of Lyme over the years, and its publicity of the Lyme e ...

Reader Input: Keep dangerous disease in focus

I was very pleased to see the Auburn Journal’s editorial (“Don’t dismiss signs of Lyme disease,” Our View, Jan. 18.) The Auburn Journal has done a wonderful ...

Our View: Don’t dismiss signs of Lyme disease

It’s a little bug with a life changing bite. Ticks carrying Lyme disease have debilitated many. Yet those who are bitten and infected often go uncounted or misdiagnosed for ...

Reader Input: Lyme cases go underreported

Thank you for printing in Friday’s paper Andy Lukkonen’s clever cartoon highlighting the danger of Lyme disease (Visual Viewpoint, Jan. 11). This is a good follow-up to ...

Be mindful of infected ticks

I was very interested to read the article about Michael Dye’s struggle with Lyme Disease in the sports section of the Auburn Journal (April 2) and am pleased that you are helping ...

Lyme disease support group

Thank you so much for printing the informative article on Lyme disease in Placer County (Journal, Feb. 2). It is critical that people are aware of the abundance of infected ticks r ...

Excessive drinking at ball is deplorable behavior

I’m sure I’m not the only Auburnite to deplore Delmar Winkle’s letter to the Journal of Aug. 27 praising the hard drinking at the Black & White Ball. My husband and I have ...