Articles written by Robert Fields

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 By Robert Fields    Opinion

Common sense needed

On Homecoming night October 7, 2023, at about 11 p.m., I witnessed a Coulee Dam Police SUV travel through Grand Coulee at a very high speed with blue lights on. I would guess 70 miles per hour or more. If there would have been... — Updated 10/18/2023

 By Robert Fields    Opinion

Reader: no traffic control above canal

I understand the old “why should I have to if they don’t have to.” I’m talking about the police officers assigned to the USBR. I wouldn’t think they need protection inside the project grounds. Security is for the... — Updated 6/21/2023

 By Robert Fields    Opinion

Where are the officers?

Three-day holidays are the worst for people speeding into town. With summer, people are speeding to their favorite campsite. Sixty miles an hour is reckless driving in city limits and against the law. Where are the officers? At... — Updated 6/14/2023

 By Robert Fields    Opinion

We have a need for speed control

I was talking to a friend who told me she was pulled over on her ATV and told not to travel between Electric City and Grand Coulee. But it is fine to speed in town. I do not know the braking distance of a 100,000-pound tractor... — Updated 5/31/2023

 By Robert Fields    Opinion

Police don't want to slow cars on 174

So why am I writing this letter? I have asked the Chief of Police for 20 years to have an officer do speed control above the canal on SR-174. The answer is always the same: Ok, Rob. Then there is nothing done. I have asked several... — Updated 5/3/2023


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