I am a bicyclist and I ride a lot around the Quincy Valley. I am the old guy with the fluorescent shirts and helmet that you might see most days, somewhere in the area. I would like to thank all the motorists who have shown me courtesy on the roads. I have not felt endangered or had any clos…

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Diversity in the ranks has been the lifeline of our all-volunteer military, but it wasn’t always that way. As we celebrate Veterans Day, we ought to be thankful for all of the men and women from a variety of ethnic backgrounds who put their lives in harm’s way to protect our freedoms and mak…

Here’s the deal… all conservatives and those who voted for President Trump are supposed to stop having a tantrum (their opinion) over the results that the media and Democrat Leaders say are legitimate.

Kaitlyn Pype wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life, but she knew she enjoyed working on cars. She thought about a career in automotive repair, but a degree program in mechatronics at Clover Park Technical College caught her eye because it combined a variety of interests.

Over the past few months, catastrophic wildfires raged – once again – throughout Central Washington and across the West. Smoke blanketed the Pacific Northwest, and whole towns were essentially wiped off the map.

Last week’s cartoon cover of The Week magazine had a picture of the Democratic donkey waking up after having nightmares of headlines stating: “Polls Wrong Again!” and “Trump Wins!” with a ghoulish Trump jack O’ lantern sitting on the nightstand.

I have often said that small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and that could not be truer in Central Washington’s rural communities. The owners and employees of Main Street businesses are integral to the well-being of our communities, and the support for small businesses I have wi…

My name is Isabella Salle and I am an advocate and volunteer for The Borgen Project, a non-profit that is addressing poverty and hunger and working towards ending them. My goal as an advocate is to make people aware of this organization so that more people are educated on what it is we do an…

We are now walking into the loss of our sovereignty and the control by foreign governance that wishes to control the world population. Where do you think the mandates came from to place COVID-19 positive patients in nursing homes with our vulnerable elderly? In my opinion, this was for the p…

After reading a support letter for John Knodell, it moved me to comment on my experience with him as a prosecutor. I know for a fact that he did not research my cases, and took friends’ advice to come to his decisions. He also did not check the laws that pertained to my cases and there have …

Earl Romig is my choice for Grant County Commissioner District 1. Earl is a trusted long time Grant County resident that served communities as a Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy. When his law enforcement career was tragically taken from him by a bullet, Earl did not give up. He started his own …

The classic hymn “How Great Thou Art” includes the line, “then sings my soul, my savior God to thee.” The belief for many of us is that the soul can, and does, “sing” anywhere and everywhere.

I’m Mark Owens, a past voter registrar from Grant County. For the Lieutenant Governor position this year, the two parties on the ballot are both Democrats. But Joshua Freed, Republican, will fill that position if he gets enough write-in votes. So, for the Lieutenant Governor spot, write in J…

We have known Tom for 20-plus years and know him as a honest straight shooter. He is not afraid to cross the aisle to get a bill passed. Tom realizes that both sides have good and bad bills and need both sides to weed out the bad ones. A couple of his favorites are early learning and human s…

Thanks to QVPR for still allowing everyone to have a voice, unlike many other newspapers who refuse to print one viewpoint or stall and delay until the relevancy has passed on a critical issue. Thank you QVPR!

As the sun sets on another summer in Quincy few kids can be found. They are hidden away with a Chromebook on their lap figuring out how to “do school.” Very few of our kids, or adults for that matter, are familiar with the smell of a swimming pool this year. While many swimming pools were op…

Many of us are familiar with how our school districts are funded. Construction costs, maintenance updates, teacher salaries and more are funded by local taxpayers. With local property taxes, levies and bonds, superintendents and school district administrators work to ensure our students rece…

Rich Elfers once wrote something about being raised in a cult. Since cults are a dangerous thing and he clearly wants to influence us through his columns, I find it surprising he doesn’t identify which cult he was raised in and warn us about their influence.

I’d like to start with saying hello to all of you whom I know and don’t know, and send my best wishes to Representative Tom Dent whom I call my friend.

I’m thankful to see that people are realizing we can share opposing views through a public forum, without becoming enemies, and possibly learn from one another. I’m especially thankful that the First Amendment has been largely unhindered in the Post Register whereas some other papers have ce…

What is the greatest failure a sitting U.S. President can commit while in office? Some would say that it’s implementing massively unpopular policies or blatantly lying to the American people on a near-daily basis. Others would state that it’s flagrantly violating the established laws, norms …

Oh my gosh, where do I begin...I am answering the “call to patriots” and I have to do it in 400 words or less. It has been pointed out that the “con man” has overseen the most dishonest, dysfunctional and morally corrupt administration in American history. I am confused as to whether that wa…

I have lived in Quincy for the better part of 30 years. This is the place that I have called home for that many years except for the four years I left to serve in the United States Army. Growing up, I played many sports; soccer, basketball and baseball, just to name a few. But my passion is …

Statistics based on polls show President Trump’s ratings at a stable 40-45% approval rating. Those numbers have not changed throughout his administration. They’re set in stone. The same can be said for the president’s disapproval ratings. Trump’s actions and words have mobilized and stabiliz…

This is the first time I’ve publicly supported a political candidate. I put up a Culp for Governor sign. It was in the yard for a few days before the following incident happened. On Thursday, Sept. 3, my husband moved the sign while preparing to mow the lawn. While doing so, he found a dead …

I’m thankful the Post-Register printed the guest column I’d submitted with the title “A hodge-podge of facts worth committing to memory.” I wasn’t thankful, however, that the word “memory” was left off the title, which no doubt confused readers thinking that I was urging them to commit to so…

This is in response to the “hodge-podge of facts” guest column that appeared recently in the Post-Register and at the invitation of my sister, Quincy resident Wendy Sauber. This is also in memory of our mother, Isabelle Henson, an immigrant who recently passed-away, still in possession of he…

My next door neighbor, Dwight Needens, is a well known Quincy Valley Post Register letter writer. While we enjoy being neighborhood friends, Dwight and I live in different “universes” when it comes to our feelings about political and racial justice issues.

Hunters, fishers, and farmers are the original conservationists. Growing up in Central Washington, I have been surrounded by agriculture my whole life. As our farmers and ranchers work to feed the world, we also recognize the importance of conserving our precious natural resources and native…

Every year at this time, for the past 18 years, we take a moment to remember. Most of us know where we were the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. We experienced many thoughts and emotions that day.

Sunny summer weather helped restaurant owners and workers recover after they were broadsided by the Coronavirus pandemic last March. However, as fall morphs into winter and diners are forced back inside, the big question will be: Are there enough customers to keep what’s left of the restaura…

When rural communities call, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) answers. Our postal service employees provide critical services to the communities of Central Washington and are often the only delivery service that will go the “final mile” to ensure that important mail – including prescriptions, …