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Letter: Ranchers: Protect your animals

To the Editor:

For the most part, ranchers take pride in caring for their animals. They work long, hard hours, in all kinds of weather, in order to provide for these precious critters who have been put in our care. It is a great responsibility.

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Letter: Veteran meals a treat

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I and the other veterans who got their meals paid for at the Outpost on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, appreciate their generosity. It was a nice gesture, and much appreciated by all.

Herb Brusman

(USN 1953-58)

John...

Letter: Kindness and gratitude

To the Editor:

I’d like to share a recent experience as we enter this season of gratitude:

Halloween night. No trick or treaters last year, not expecting any this year. Getting ready to go visit some friends, a little knock on the...

Letter: Blame pols, industry for new tire costs

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Re: “Gauge hits Wallet” by Mary Brown, in Letters, Nov. 5 Blue Mountain Eagle. I know which over-zealous morons are responsible for this idiocy: career politicians Michigan Republican Rep. Fred Upton and Arizona...

Letter: Election kudos

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The Grant County Democrats had the opportunity of being election protection monitors Nov. 4.  It was a pleasure for our team to be coached by our very ethical county clerk, Brenda Percy. We observed every part of the...

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To the Editor:

In last week’s election, the vote on Measure 90 fell short of our goal to create a fully inclusive election system in Oregon. Thirty-two percent voted in favor of the nonpartisan reform, the same percentage of voters who...

Letter: Time to tap our resources

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Oregon is a rich state, or was. Oregon has ore reserves estimated at 5 billion tons (http://bit.ly/1GIjBKh) and forests that are currently estimated to be producing a sustainable forest growth of between 6 to 8 billion board feet...

Letter: In thanksgiving and unity

To the Editor:

I’m excited to write on behalf of myself and the John Day Ministerial Association to let you know of a special Thanksgiving Unity Service being planned for 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16.

We have chosen a “neutral...

Letter: Marijuana is not food

To the Editor:

Where in the devil is this marijuana going, and when are the brakes going to be applied to all of this foolishness?

I just read in the Bend Bulletin that some woman in Seattle is now putting together a syrup with marijuana...