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Our View: City shouldn't be paranoid


This is how the terrorists win.

Last week, a man walking his dog near Green River High School prompted the school district to initiate lockout procedures at every school in Green River, except Washington Elementary School. Our fear and paranoia stemming from the supposed threat of a mass shooting has caused us to be suspicious of everything. A man simply walking his little dog around the high school becomes a nefarious villain aiming to shoot students when looked through the lens of paranoid fear.

Social media, admittedly the fastest way to spread information, has also been shown as the qui...

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