Oct. 1 letters to the editor

Oct. 1 letters to the editor

Peralta best man for the job To the editor: Recently I had the opportunity to meet with Yamhill...

Too rich for my taste

Too rich for my taste

Middle class and poor continue to lose ground as the rich enjoy unrivaled prosperity “Labor...

In our opinion: Open primary appeals to more voters

In our opinion: Open primary appeals to more voters

Measure 90 is a rare good government initiative in a time of special interest politics Ballot...

Quality of life? Thank a union worker

Quality of life? Thank a union worker

It’s a familiar routine: Walking into work, stowing your coat near your desk or in the break...

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Sept. 24 editorial
September 24, 2014

In Our Opinion: Endorsements will seek to inform, not cajole

by Pamplin Media Group
Pamplin Media Group president Mark Garber explains plans for upcoming elections In almost every respect, newspapers have updated their way of doing business in the time since I entered this…
Sept. 24 letters to the editor
September 24, 2014

Sept. 24 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Police officer a great help To the editor: I was riding my battery-powered wheelchair on the Fulton Street sidewalk from Friendsview Manor to the Chehalem Care Center to see our daughter. I…
Sept. 17 editorial
September 17, 2014

In our opinion: Red light camera system worth maintaining

by Gary Allen
Council agreeing to allow ODOT to remove red light system bad for public safety While we understand the reasoning behind the Newberg City Council’s recent decision not to oppose a plan from the…
Sept. 17 guest opinion
September 17, 2014

Ignorance is not bliss in America

by (none)
Thomas Jefferson was well into his 70s when he founded the University of Virginia and issued this warning: “Self-government is not possible unless the citizens are educated sufficiently to…
Sept. 17 letters to the editor
September 17, 2014

Sept. 17 letters to the editor

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Avoid tragedy, make sure your loved ones can swim and pass pool measure To the editor: The recent tragedy at Hagg Lake, where a whole family drowned, has brought about an outpouring of grief and…
Sept. 10 editorial
September 10, 2014

In our opinion: Intel places a big bet on Oregon's future

by Pamplin Media Group
The impact of company's plan to invest $100 billion will be felt far beyond Washington County Intel Corp.’s plan to invest $100 billion in Washington County during the next 30 years resounded…
Sept. 10 guest opinion
September 10, 2014

Most, not all, grocery store checkers seem to be getting nicer

by (none)
You’d think, at the ripe old age of 66, I couldn’t learn too many new things, but recently I did. I learned a rule about bagging groceries that I’d never heard before. Now, before we get started…
Sept. 10 letters to the editor
September 10, 2014

Sept. 10 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Peralta for commissioner To the editor: I am writing to express my support for Sal Peralta for Yamhill County commissioner. When I retired as county clerk in 2009, I went to work at the…
Sept. 3 editorial
September 03, 2014

In our opinion: Drivers, kids' lives in your hands

by Gary Allen
School is back in session, take extra care driving in the community Tuesday marked the official beginning for most schools in Newberg and with that start comes a return to kids traversing the…
Sept. 3 guest opinion
September 03, 2014

What went wrong in Ferguson, Mo.

by Pamplin Media Group
The short answer is: everything. I’m not talking about the killing of Michael Brown. A tragedy, whatever the facts. But what the facts are is something we don’t yet know. There are two…

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Sept. 3 letters to the editor
Sep 03, 2014

Sept. 3 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Casey doesn’t have the experience to be sheriff, elect Tim Svenson To the editor: In a recent Q&A with the two candidates for sheriff, Tim Casey stated that if he needed to, he would pull the…
Aug. 27 guest opinion
Aug 27, 2014

Just exactly who is taking your job?

by (none)
The average farm worker in Oregon makes $22,000 per year. The average deckhand in the fishing industry makes $36,000 per year. I think the demands of both jobs are equally rigorous. Why the…
Aug. 27 letters to the editor
Aug 27, 2014

Aug. 27 letters to the editor

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It’s time to put education and training in place that eradicates the mentality of police brutality To the editor: Numbers don’t lie. A disproportionate number of African-American men are being…
Aug. 21 editorial
Aug 21, 2014

In our view: Engels story strikes a nerve in the community

by Gary Allen
Newspaper responds to claims about its coverage of the sale of the Dundee home Journalism is an often misunderstood industry, especially in these days when anyone with a blog can be considered…
Aug. 20 editorial
Aug 20, 2014

In our opinion: We can all work to prevent suicides

by Gary Allen
The high-profile cases of Jennifer Huston and Robin Williams raise awareness With the recent high profile deaths of Jennifer Huston locally and actor/comedian Robin Williams in California,…
Aug. 20 guest opinion
Aug 20, 2014

Governor's race leaves many voters with difficult choices and…

by Pamplin Media Group
Oregon voters will have a Catch-22 choice in this November’s general election: to vote for incumbent Gov. John Kitzhaber for his fourth term or to vote for a relatively unknown Oregon…
Aug. 20 letters to the editor
Aug 20, 2014

Aug. 20 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Eyewitness to the Gulf of Tonkin attack says country unjustified in resolution To the editor: The 50-year anniversary of the Tonkin Gulf incident whizzed by largely unnoticed. Since 1964, the…
Aug. 13 editorial
Aug 13, 2014

In our opinion: Why bring health risk to our shores?

by Pamplin Media Group
U.S. has air of arrogance in bringing two infected health care workers here for treatment Donald Trump is not someone we believe deserves to be listened to. He is strident, insensitive and…
Aug. 13 guest opinion
Aug 13, 2014

Post office working fine - leave it be

by (none)
One public service that people really like and count on is the post office — which literally delivers for us. Antigovernment ideologues and privatization dogmatists, however, hate the very word…
Aug. 13 letters to the editor
Aug 13, 2014

Aug. 13 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Elect representatives that get the job done To the editor: Rep. Suzanne Bonamici’s column on veterans succinctly describes the needs of our veterans, but “We” was a predominate word in the…



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