July 23 letters to the editor

July 23 letters to the editor

Bicyclists must follow the rules of the road like the rest of us To the editor: On the morning of...

Breaking the connection by returning to the land

Breaking the connection by returning to the land

CAPE FEAR, N.C. — So the plan was this: Take seven urchins, ages 3 to 17, on an...

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July 23, 2014

A long journey into Newberg youth sports

by Gary Allen
Like many others, columnist's sons learn life lessons on the pitch and in the pool It all started with regular soccer scrimmages in the back yard, my oldest son, then 4 years old, and I locked…
July 16 editorial
July 16, 2014

Old Fashioned Festival is nigh. Are you ready?

by Gary Allen
Newberg's annual summer party only a week away Sure, Newberg has its Memorial Day boat races, its Tunes on Tuesday, Farmers Market and a variety of other events occurring from May through…
July 16 guest opinion
July 16, 2014

Take common-sense measures to increase school safety

by (none)
Schools must implement, practice state-mandated measures for responding to threats to student safety The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting tragedy on Dec. 14, 2012, in Newtown, Conn., shook…
July 9 editorial
July 16, 2014

In our opinion: Does poll show that people are unmoved by…

by Gary Allen
Survey of Northwest residents indicates people want change, but no more than before atrocities A recent online poll of Northwest residents found that while many people favor the government…
July 9 guest opinion
July 09, 2014

What fools these politicians be

by (none)
Candidates and those already elected would be best served by keeping quiet most all the time Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt. This saying is both…
July 9 letters to the editor
July 09, 2014

July 9 letters to the editor

by (none)
Our apathy gives gun rights activists to dictate issue (Editor’s note: This letter is in response to several guest opinions that appeared in the June 25 edition of the Newberg Graphic). Thank…
July 2 editorial
July 02, 2014

In our opinion: Big fun in store at rodeo and two festivals

by Gary Allen
St. Paul Rodeo, Yamhill Lavender Festival and Old Fashioned Festival on tap For anyone looking to have some fun in the month of July, the Newberg area certainly is the place to be. The nation’s…
July 2 letters to the editor
July 02, 2014

July 2 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Theatrical talent abounds in Newberg at NHS, GFU To the editor: Thank you for the wonderful article in a recent Newberg Graphic about the three young men who achieved national honors for…
July 2 guest opinion
July 02, 2014

Talk straight to your kids about marijuana

by Gary Allen
A recent survey says a majority of teenagers will turn to their parents for advice on drug use We can debate the science of marijuana, a drug, and challenge the soundness of public policy about…
June 25 editorial
June 25, 2014

In our opinion: Focus first on responsible gun ownership

by Pamplin Media Group
Every time a gun-related tragedy occurs, the cry goes out to ban certain types of weapons, establish waiting periods or pass other gun legislation, but in the end, nothing ever really gets done.…

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June 25 guest opinion
Jun 25, 2014

Soul searching as shootings continue

by Gary Allen
Without reflection on the causes, these atrocities are sure to continue unabated The June 10 report of a student shooting at Reynolds High School in Troutdale punched home yet again the hard…
Jun 25, 2014

Sip some wine, help the workers

by Katy Sword
Philanthropy — Summertime Salud! ?raises funds to benefit vineyard workers in addition to fall event, money provides healthcare It its second year, Summertime ¡Salud! is grow­ing. Raising money…
June 25 letters to the editor
Jun 25, 2014

June 25 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Not one more To the editor: Not one more. Not one more gun-wielding child or angry, bullied, or sad teen. Not one more 2nd Amendment screamer proudly holding a cop killer, an AK-47, a Glock, a…
June 18 editorial
Jun 18, 2014

In our opinion: What are we to make of these shootings?

by Gary Allen
Again, society must grapple with issues of gun violence, school safety and our rights Another week, another tragic and senseless shooting. Has society become accustomed to news that another male…
June 18 guest opinion
Jun 18, 2014

The Hero and the Bad Guys

by (none)
Few of the details of Bowe Bergdahl's release from the Taliban are known, so let's reserve judgement On June 7, Bowe Bergdahl was a hero, and the five members of the Taliban being freed in…
June 18 letters to the editor
Jun 18, 2014

June 18 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Community bands from Newberg and McMinnville really put on a show To the editor: And the bands played on! Those of us who were present at the Newberg Community Band performance on the evening of…
Jun 18, 2014

Take the welcoming spirit further

by Matthew Ingalls
Pastoral Pondering In the ’90s young Christian leaders made a big push to convince church folks to be more accepting of diverse appearances. It was a theme of sermon after sermon, retreats,…
June 11 editorial
Jun 11, 2014

In our opinion: Good work, Class of 2014

by Gary Allen
Newberg, Dundee and St. Paul send hundreds of bright young minds into the world We’ll spare you the usual platitudes about graduation, sending students out into the “real world” and rot like…
June 11 guest opinion
Jun 11, 2014

Legislation opens doors to higher ed for residents

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The 'Aspiration to College' bill will help first generation college students from low-income families Among the most important bills passed during the 2014 legislative session is one that could…
June 11 letters to the editor
Jun 11, 2014

June 11 letters to the editor

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Save Newberg High School’s music program from cuts To the editor: Gwen Gilbertson took her final bow last week in front of a standing room only crowd at Newberg High School. The audience was…




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