Rep. Blumenauer: Gun violence is not inevitable

Rep. Blumenauer: Gun violence is not inevitable

Newberg resident comments on Congressman's nine-point plan to decrease gun violence On Feb. 11,...

In Our Opinion: The governor's office can shine once again

In Our Opinion: The governor's office can shine once again

Kate Brown must hit the ground running to return respectability to state's top official As Oregon...

In Our Opinion: Kitzhaber failed to protect his office's integrity

In Our Opinion: Kitzhaber failed to protect his office's integrity

Governor resigns Friday as evidence continues to mount against him and fiancée With his welcome...

Feb. 18 letters to the editor

Feb. 18 letters to the editor

Relay for Life kickoff set Feb. 25 To the editor: The Newberg Area Relay for Life kickoff...

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Feb. 18 guest opinion
February 18, 2015

Je Suis Brian Williams!

by (none)
Ask Dr. Politics! You are fair, and we are unbalanced: Dear Dr. Politics: I say NBC News anchor Brian Williams should be put in a cage and pulled through the streets so people can throw rotten…
Feb. 11 editorial
February 11, 2015

In Our Opinion: Hayes flap clouds Kitzhaber's initiatives

by Pamplin Media Group
An ethics probe into first lady's behavior will take too long; grand jury should be convened There’s really no reason to skirt around the question of whether Cylvia Hayes’ relationship with Gov.…
Feb. 11 guest opinion
February 11, 2015

If the governor doesn't know, who does?

by (none)
There are simple steps the government can take to address income inequality At the recent Oregon Leadership Summit, Gov. John Kitzhaber had a moment of clarity about the issue of growing income…
Feb. 11 letters to the editor
February 11, 2015

Feb. 11 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Commissioners right in striking down expanded background checks To the editor: I want to thank Yamhill County Commissioner Mary Starrett for proposing Resolution 011415, which opposed any…
Feb. 4 editorial
February 04, 2015

In Our Opinion: Employers go above and beyond to support troops

by Pamplin Media Group
Federal law protects the jobs of military personnel, while program aids employers back home Members of the Oregon National Guard and reserve units from all branches of the military sacrifice a…
Feb. 4 guest opinion
February 04, 2015

CLASS project needs Legislature's support

by Pamplin Media Group
Students need more effective teachers in order to succeed For more than 35 years, I’ve conducted opinion research across the nation (including in every corner of this state) for hundreds of…
Jan. 28 editorial
January 28, 2015

In Our Opinion: Wage hike would backfire on the poor

by Pamplin Media Group
Raising Oregon's minimum wage to $15 would mean fewer jobs as businesses adjust Oregon legislators pushing for a $15-per-hour minimum wage are revealing an astonishing lack of understanding…
Jan. 28 guest opinion
January 28, 2015

Why the violent extremists welcome attacks on Islam

by Pamplin Media Group
Vitriol directed at all Muslims serves to bolster the propaganda of Al-Qaida and ISIS Whenever an act of horrific terror enrages the West, a predictable second act ensues. Furious commentators…
Jan. 28 letters to the editor
January 28, 2015

Jan. 28 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Student program thanks the newspaper for its articles To the editor: The Newberg Transitions Program would like to say thank you to all of the reporters at the Graphic. We are a classroom of…
Jan. 21 editorial
January 21, 2015

Ducks' success did the entire state proud

by Pamplin Media Group
Despite loss, Oregon's shot at U.S. championship put Northwest football on the map Playing for a national championship was a big plus for the state of Oregon, even in defeat. The publicity and…

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Jan. 21 guest opinion
Jan 21, 2015

Medical research needs renewed public funding

by (none)
OHSU president urges Congress to restore National Institutes for Health budget For decades, medical research — and the cures and treatments it has discovered — have meant hope for millions of…
Jan. 14 editorial
Jan 14, 2015

In Our Opinion: Yamhelas Westsider Trail idea has a regional…

by Pamplin Media Group
Pathway for hikers, bikers and horseback riders would run along segment of old railroad corridor Recreationists, nature lovers, historians and safety advocates in the area might want to take a…
Jan. 14 guest opinion
Jan 14, 2015

Don't burden Oregon schools with more tests

by (none)
Congresswoman says challenges facing school districts and students are tough enough Quality public education is key to building strong, vibrant communities and giving our children a foundation…
Jan. 14 letters to the editor
Jan 14, 2015

Jan. 14 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Waste Management wrong in labeling opponents To the editor: Waste Management tries to paint people opposed to the Riverbend Landfill expansion as selfish “NIMBYs,” a pejorative reference to Not…
Jan. 7 editorial
Jan 07, 2015

In Our Opinion: A dream of what could be in 2015

by Pamplin Media Group
From legislative bipartisanship to increasing workers' wages, our wishes for the new year It’s Jan. 7, and the New Year stands before us — 359 days filled with potential and as yet unblemished…
Jan. 7 guest opinion
Jan 07, 2015

Benefits of high school football outweigh risks

by Pamplin Media Group
After much research, physician concludes that football is no more dangerous than other sports My son’s high school football team finished 1-9 this year and I wouldn’t be prouder of this team if…
Jan. 7 letters to the editor
Jan 07, 2015

Jan. 7 letters to the editor

by (none)
Lights are appreciated To the editor: We just wanted to say thank you to the great folks on Link Court and Wood Court in The Greens neighborhood for their annual Christmas lights display. At…




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