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Letter: Yes, it's still our downtown

In regard to the letter from Patricia Carter Harding, I am not sure what her comment about "what has happened to our downtown" was referring to.

I shop at Ray Peterson's shoe store, Elmquist's jewelry store, Dunlavy's store, and a Somali and Latino store. I like to walk the streets and see people outside sitting on the sidewalks and visiting and greeting me.

I enjoy Becker Market and appreciate Bethel Church and their outreach inclusive programs. I fee this is still "our downtown," meaning all the ethnicities I see there. We have buildings occupied with working and productive citizens sharing our wonderful city.

I hope this is what she meant.

Fran Hendershott