Letters to the Editor

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Tag: UPS

Dec.
26th

HOLIDAYS: Late shoppers must share the blame

Re: “Santa’s sleigh delayed” (thenewstribune.com, 12-26).

I am disturbed by the attitude that people who ordered items over the weekend, just a few days prior to Christmas, are angry that packages were not delivered in time.

We must take some of the blame. Peak season starts in November. Christmas is Dec. 25 every year!

My son works for United Parcel Service. I have seen him go to work at 11 p.m., not returning home until after a 23-hour day sorting more packages than a truck could possibly handle. And people yelled at drivers for delivering after 9 p.m. When

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Oct.
1st

SMOKING: Photo of students sends wrong message

I was appalled to see the photo of University of a Puget Sound student smoking a hookah pipe as a way to salute one of our final days of warm weather (TNT, 10-1).

The photo sends the wrong message to our youth. Exercise and good health should be expressions of appreciation on our rare sunny days.