Letters to the Editor

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Tag: university place town center

April
10th

UPLACE: A case of ri”duck”ulous priorities

Having a flagpole in front of the University Place Civic Center takes away from the beauty of the duck sculpture, to the point where we cannot, as a community, “enjoy” that pierce of art? Why should our nation’s symbol, which is in front of nearly every city hall and public building in the country, be considered of less civic importance than the duck sculpture?

With respect to the Reim family, it is the American flag that should be proudly displayed and not the duck, which should be moved inside the building or to another location.

Raise the flag! Move the

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Aug.
5th

UPLACE: Candidates’ answers are illuminating – or not

I appreciate The News Tribune making an informative primary election guide available to the region’s voters. The guide provides candidates an opportunity to state their views and positions on key district issues and to explain why they are seeking office.

Candidates usually take the opportunity to provide clear, responsive statements to the specific questions asked. However, for City Council Position 6 in University Place, I am still trying to determine what a “value proposition” is in Chris Nye’s response to the question, “Is the city on the right track with Town Center?”

I think he means he intends to

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