Columbia County's Opinions

(Image is Clickable Link) Marty Liesegang
July 24, 2015

Good time to be young in the Great Outdoors

by Marty Liesegang
To be a young outdoorsman in today’s world would be grand. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has so many opportunities available for beginners, from youth-only hunts to first-time tags,…
July 24, 2015

Letters

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Letters published July 24, 2015 Thank you for supporting Summerfest On behalf of the Scappoose Boosters, we would like to thank all of the sponsors and volunteers of the 2015 Scappoose…
July 17, 2015

Letters

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Letters to the editor published July 17, 2015 A ‘Golden Opportunity’ — GO — for St. Helens If you surveyed the great Columbia River basin from The Dallas to Astoria on the Oregon side of the…
July 17, 2015

A new chapter for St. Helens

by Darryl Swan
The city of St. Helens is achieving a major milestone this month with the successful purchase of the former Boise Cascade Co. veneer plant property. The purchase provides the city with an…
July 07, 2015

Weyerhaeuser Co. is not a good neighbor

by Darryl Swan
According to the Weyerhaeuser Co. website, when Frederick Weyerhaeuser founded his company 115 years ago, he said: “This is not for us, nor for our children, but for our grandchildren.”…
June 26, 2015

Letters

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Letters to the editor published June 26, 2015 We must make a stronger effort for racial justice As many people are this week, we are horrified and grieving at the loss of nine precious lives in…
June 19, 2015

Letters

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Letters to the editor published June 19, 2015 Music to our ears I would like to congratulate Larry Jackson and the Scappoose High School symphonic band on their second-place performance in the…
(Image is Clickable Link) Rep. Brad Witt, D-Clatskanie
June 19, 2015

New law kick starts retirement planning

by Rep. Brad Witt
Rep. Brad Witt, D-Clatskanie, represents Oregon House District 31. Nearly two decades ago, Oregon formed a Retirement Task Force to try and anticipate the consequences of the aging Baby Boomer…
June 01, 2015

Letters

by Readers
Letters to the editor for May 29, 2015 It was our pleasure I want to thank you for your service during the past nine months (actually the past 13 years). Our “Kids Night Out” was published in…
(Image is Clickable Link) Sen. Betsy Johnson
June 01, 2015

Legislators mired in hair dryers, window tinting as Oregon's…

by Sen. Betsy Johnson
Nero fiddled while Rome burned, but here in Oregon we were tinkering with the noise levels on public restroom hand-dryers while the state Supreme Court handed down a decision that will echo for…

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