Letters to the Editor

Safety in our playgrounds and parks

Dear Editor,
While traveling through Canada I broke down at Watson Lake. While staying there I met young man who told me about a funeral he was attending in town. A boy was killed on the local soccer field.

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What needs to be done?

Dear Editor,
I would like to say thank you to the people that voted for me. I would also like to say congratulations to those that were re-elected.

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Good bunch on Oroville Ambulance crew

Dear Editor,
Concerning the bad mouthing and inference about our ambulance service being under-manned and slow to respond: We had two ambulances out in good time together for the bad car wreck south of town…. That doesn’t look like we are as bad as we have been painted.

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Support hospital in challenging times

Dear Editor,
Over the past, several weeks there have been several articles in our local newspaper regarding North Valley Hospital. One was celebrating the completion of the newly renovated second floor surgical unit while the others have dealt with the ongoing challenges facing the hospital due to budget constraints and many new medical regulations during this time of medical upheaval.

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Hospital head needs to update her info

Dear Editor,
This letter responds to Ms. Michel’s article about Critical Access Hospitals. Before pushing the panic button, Ms. Michel should update her information. There is no proposal by Congress to change CAH requirements or status. A report was issued…

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Hastings piece insulting to veterans

Dear Editor,
As a veteran (USAF 1966-70) I find Congressman “Doc” Hastings’ Veterans Day propaganda piece insulting.

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Service flag article brings quick results

Dear Editor,
Well sir, you have certainly earned my highest regards! I was in the grocery store last night when I got a phone call that absolutely lifted my heart; I cannot tell you how wonderful I feel! Sadly, my memory is poor so I cannot recall the gentleman’s name but he assured me he was going to be calling back in a few weeks.

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Madison would be very disappointed

Dear Editor,
One of the foremost factors that prompted men like Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay to pen “The Federalist” (often incorrectly referred-to as “The Federalist Papers”) was their acute understanding of just how desperately vulnerable the infant United States was to what they called “the vice of factions.”

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Oroville Superintendent should apologize

Dear Editor,
I feel like us as citizens of Oroville need to be aware of an incident that happened at our last home football game vs. Liberty Bell.

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Clarifying reasons for decision

Dear Editor,
After reading the remarks in last week’s paper regarding our decision to hold an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) class, decided to clarify the reasons.

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