Oct. 15 letters to the editor

Oct. 15 letters to the editor

Bacon endorses Howard for Senate District 13 spot To the editor: Ryan Howard currently serves on...

Oregon must fight its addiction problem

Oregon must fight its addiction problem

The abuse of prescription pain killers is rampant in Oregon and can lead to other drugs Oregon is...

In our opinion: Chuck Lee the obvious choice for House District 25

In our opinion: Chuck Lee the obvious choice for House District 25

The Independent candidate truly embraces the role of a citizen legislator The Newberg Graphic...

Measure 86 makes education a priority

Measure 86 makes education a priority

Initiative would allow the state to sell bonds that, eventually, could fund student aid Measure...

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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October 08, 2014

It's time Newberg had a new aquatic and fitness center

by Pamplin Media Group
The community editorial board of the Newberg Graphic urges voters to pass Measure 36-170 When the Chehalem Aquatic and Fitness Center was constructed Richard Nixon was in his first term of…
Oct. 8 guest opinion
October 08, 2014

Public gets a flunking grade on key education issues

by Pamplin Media Group
Those who recognize importance of parental involvement, curriculum grasp pass the test School has started and student testing will soon be underway. And as we know, what’s good for the goose is…
Oct. 8 letters to the editor
October 08, 2014

Oct. 8 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Peralta has a vision for Yamhill County To the editor: As November approaches every second year, some of us tend to get a bit cynical about politicians and would-be politicians, but let’s take a…
Oct. 1 editorial
October 01, 2014

In our opinion: Open primary appeals to more voters

by Pamplin Media Group
Measure 90 is a rare good government initiative in a time of special interest politics Ballot Measure 90 — the open primary initiative — won’t cure all afflictions that plague the election…
Oct. 1 guest opinion
October 01, 2014

Too rich for my taste

by Contributor
Middle class and poor continue to lose ground as the rich enjoy unrivaled prosperity “Labor is prior to and independent of capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor and could never have…
Oct. 1 letters to the editor
October 01, 2014

Oct. 1 letters to the editor

by (none)
Peralta best man for the job To the editor: Recently I had the opportunity to meet with Yamhill County commissioner candidate Sal Peralta. Every time I meet with Sal I am reminded that he is a…
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…

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Sept. 17 letters to the editor
Sep 17, 2014

Sept. 17 letters to the editor

by (none)
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
Sep 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
Sep 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
Sep 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
Sep 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
Sep 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…
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

by (none)
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…



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