An Oct. 4 letter to the editor that appeared in The News-Review contained a personal attack against my good name in its second paragraph. Titled “Forestry laws are workable,” the gentleman wrote, referring to my letter of Sept. 25: “I can accept that the author doesn’t care for people who harvest wood and make wood products. As the writer says, it is his opinion.” Dislike of “people who harvest wood and make wood products” is not my opinion! Implying to readers that I hold such a sentiment is very nearly slanderous. Yes, I have a poor opinion of the Forest Practices Act …
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