Letter to the Editor
Big City Curse affecting Seattle, says local writer
Last updated 2/25/2020 at 1:34pm
To the Editor:
The latest shootings in downtown Seattle reinforces all the reasons to live here in Odessa! It’s the Big City Curse. Things have changed a lot in the last 60 years since I was a child there. The stuff I did as a kid there in the 50s and 60s would be totally unacceptable, outright dangerous or illegal today!
Things were so much simpler back then. Gun regulations were unheard of. As a kid, I could go to the hunting supply store, buy gun powder, ammo, even my first 22 rifle at age 12. No drive-bys or kids shooting each other back then.
The McDonalds restaurant where the shooti...