Earthy thoughts


Earth Day is Saturday, and in honor of the occasion, Chuck Albright’s third-grade class at Gearhart Elementary School submitted their thoughts on the subject.

• “We need to stop littering and if we do, and the cops see, you will get a fine. We also need to stop killing animals.” Landon

• “I want to have a machine that picks up all the trash around the states in one day. I want one in every state.” Brenden

There are many more gems from these kids, but there was not enough room for them here. However, if you want to read all of them, they can be found at In conclusion, some sage advice:

• “I’m going to tell you some stuff to keep the Earth safe. 1. Do not litter. 2. Do not throw any litter in the sea. Well, that’s all.” Chloe BB

Elleda Wilson is an editorial assistant for The Astorian and author of the award-winning In One Ear community column. Contact her at 971-704-1718 or