Gresham's Opinions

May 15, 2015

Fairview council should choose replacements thoughtfully

by none
Among members of the Fairview City Council this spring, harmony, cooperation and shared visions are increasingly rare commodities. On Thursday, May 7, longtime Councilor Steve Owen became the…
April 29, 2015

Reynolds bond is the right choice at the right time

by (none)
ENDORSEMENT: Vote yes Back in 2006, the timing was all wrong. Here in 2015, the timing couldn’t be more right to approve a bond measure for the improvement of the Reynolds School District. The…
April 29, 2015

Letters to the Editor

by (none)
April 28, 2015 Vote yes to authorize council compensation During his annual budget presentation before the Gresham Budget Committee this week, City Manager Erik Kvarsten highlighted many…
April 23, 2015

Newspaper's editorial contains misguided attack

by Carol Rulla
Tuesday’s editorial (“Honest answers needed for council pay,” The Outlook, April 21) started out right, but then it veered into a bizarre personal attack aimed at discouraging voters from…
April 23, 2015

Letters to the editor

by (none)
April 24, 2015 Marijuana harmful at several levels I'm so glad that The Outlook sent a reporter to our City Council meeting last Thursday. However, she left three important points out of my…
April 21, 2015

Honest answers needed for council compensation

by (none)
Outlook Editorial Coming up in May, the people of Gresham will have an opportunity to sound off on whether they want to authorize financial compensation for the mayor and city councilors. The…
Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson
April 06, 2015

School budget: It's the best we can do with what we have

by Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson
Parents, teachers, superintendents and students are telling me, "Don’t vote for this budget, Laurie." They are frustrated. They see unemployment numbers dropping, home pricing rising, cranes…
Rep. Carla Piluso
April 06, 2015

School funding action was only a first step

by Carla Piluso
I want to thank everyone who has contacted me regarding the K-12 education budget for the 2015-17 biennium. I have heard from school administrators, district employees, teachers, parents,…
March 31, 2015

Oregon lawmakers should extend firearm background checks

by Pamplin Media Group
In the immediate days following the fatal shooting at Reynolds High School last June, The Outlook called for a tightening of rules regarding gun sales, which would not harm any law-abiding…

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