In Our Opinion: Coal deal best path to clean energy

In Our Opinion: Coal deal best path to clean energy

Plan before the Legislature a better alternative and doesn't hold the energy companies and voters...

Feb. 10 letters to the editor

Feb. 10 letters to the editor

Efforts to promote peace are myriad in Newberg and should be recognized, promoted To the editor:...

Improvement in graduation rates good news, but we still have a ways to go

Improvement in graduation rates good news, but we still have a ways to go

Oregon’s graduation rate is making headlines again, and this time the news is better: More...

In Our Opinion: Compromise on tax should be next up on Brown's agenda

In Our Opinion: Compromise on tax should be next up on Brown's agenda

Initiative Petition 28 would unfairly impact consumers and employees in its attempt to better...

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Newberg's Latest Opinions

Feb. 3 guest opinion
February 03, 2016

A top 5 list for Oregon's 'Armageddon'

by (none)
Surveys show voters are ill-equipped to vote, split on the issues and they want officials to take action Did you hear the starting pistol fire on Jan. 1? We’re off to the races: election year…
Feb. 3 letters to the editor
February 03, 2016

Feb. 3 letters to the editor

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Senate bill would be extreme overreach by state To the editor: On Jan. 5, the Oregon Senate Judiciary Committee voted to introduce Legislative Counsel 250 (now known as Senate Bill 1551) as a…
Jan. 27 editorial
January 27, 2016

In Our Opinion: Minimum wage plan needs more work

by Pamplin Media Group
While some aspects of Gov. Kate Brown's plan have merit, geographic boundaries ignore realities of living in state Sometimes when a public policy initiative gets trashed from opposite ends of…
Jan. 27 guest opinion
January 27, 2016

Walden speech heartening, but not enough

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Congressmen has the opportunity to meet with Malheur occupiers and put an end to the standoff On Jan. 6, four days after the occupation of the refuge in Harney County began, Rep. Greg Walden…
Jan. 27 letters to the editor
January 27, 2016

Jan. 27 letters to the editor

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TPP bad for business locally, as well as nationally To the editor: Last October, Virginia-based West Rock bought the Newberg paper mill. Two weeks later, West Rock shut down the mill…
Jan. 20 editorial
January 20, 2016

In Our Opinion: Energy compromise a model for state

by Pamplin Media Group
The parties who came together to strike a deal on reducing state's reliance on coal set a good example A compromise reached last week between environmentalists and major Portland utility…
Jan. 20 guest opinion
January 20, 2016

A plea for civility in the new year

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Vigorous debate of the issues and candidates' merits is good, but let's respect each other while doing it Listen. I can use a calendar as well as you. Maybe. In any case, I acknowledge that…
Jan. 20 letters to the editor
January 20, 2016

Jan. 20 letters to the editor

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Bypass intersection naysayers out of line To the editor: I read with interest your article and editorial in the Jan. 13 paper on the Newberg-Dundee bypass. My question is: Why are we even having…
Jan. 13 editorial
January 13, 2016

In Our Opinion: Bypass intersection chicanery continues

by Pamplin Media Group
Mysterious letter brought before the Board of Commissioners asks the state to step in It seems like everybody but the people who should be making the final determination on the design for the…
Jan. 13 guest opinion
January 13, 2016

Leaving behind No Child Left Behind

by Pamplin Media Group
Every Student Succeeds Act better allows school districts to do what's best for students Along the Columbia River in rural Clatsop County, classrooms in Knappa are alive with arts, music, and…

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Jan 06, 2016

Our hopes for the new year

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From the bypass to a national title for GFU and reopening the mill, there's much to wish for The year 2015 has ended and the beginning of a new year brings the promise that things will improve,…
Jan 06, 2016

Letter to the editor - Jan. 6

by Pamplin Media Group
Santa says thanks to businesses that help out To the editor: Santa Claus wishes to say thanks to the following merchants who contributed to brightening the lives of children this Christmas…
Jan 06, 2016

Embrace, don't fear, immigrants

by Joelle Davis
Ideals America was built on mustn't be cast aside in frenzy to make us more safe Our hearts broke for the people of Paris, Colorado Springs and San Bernardino after the attacks in their cities.…
Jan 06, 2016

Mental health system in dire need of overhaul

by Delmar de la Toree Stone
Passage of Oregon's Mental Health Parity law being undercut by insurance companies A recent Harris Survey has confirmed what we already knew; we are in the midst of a mental health crisis. The…
Dec. 30 editorial
Dec 30, 2015

In Our Opinion: Inmates deserve a better chance at reform

by Pamplin Media Group
The underlying theological message of Christmas is one of redemption, which makes this a most appropriate time of year to consider a group of individuals who are in great need of society’s…
Dec. 30 guest opinion
Dec 30, 2015

PERS and the elephant in the room

by Pamplin Media Group
Now that the Oregon Supreme Court has declared the PERS “Grand Bargain” of benefit reductions to be unconstitutional, school districts are facing huge increases in PERS costs to restore the…
Dec. 23 editorial
Dec 23, 2015

In Our Opinion: What's good for business is good for Oregon

by Pamplin Media Group
Just about any of Oregon’s ills, no matter how unrelated they might seem, would be eased greatly by a singular medicine: continued economic growth. Whether it is the affordability of housing,…
Dec. 23 guest opinion
Dec 23, 2015

Forced union dues collection rising problem

by (none)
Unions of government workers in Oregon have lavish bank accounts resulting from mandatory dues payments by state workers, who currently have no choice whether to support the union financially or…
Dec. 23 letters to the editor
Dec 23, 2015

Dec. 23 letters to the editor

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Shop With A Cop program proves a success this year To the editor: On Dec. 12, 50 local children and their families participated in the Newberg-Dundee Police Department’s annual “Shop with a Cop”…
Dec 16, 2015

Complicated tax matters don't belong on ballot

by (none)
Last week’s announcement that Oregon’s tax revenues continue to rise was accompanied by appropriate applause — and caution — from state officials. If they want the positive trend to continue,…



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