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Letter: Protect kids; no on 91

To the Editor:

Hey, Dad. Hey, Mom. Hey, Grandpa and Grandma. How might you feel if your son or daughter or grandkids wind up in the emergency room from pigging out on brownies or candy or gum or cookies or soft drinks or, for that matter, milk...

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Letter: Yes to general election changes

To the Editor:

Last week, I received in the mail a second flier telling me that Measure 90 would change the general election nomination process.

The flier said that if this measure passed there could be no general election. That is a lie.

Letter: Merkley and the EPA

To the Editor:

On Aug. 28, 2013, Sen. Jeff Merkley held a town hall meeting in Prairie City. He was asked at that meeting why he had voted to give the EPA and the Corps of Engineers the money to fund the new Wetlands Water Regulations that take...

Letter: Keep Bentz in District 60

To the Editor:

Having known Cliff Bentz most of our lives, we know that he has, can, and will do the best job representing us and all of Eastern Oregon.

Since he was appointed in 2008 to finish out Representative Butler’s term,...

Letter: What’s a few?

To the Editor:

We are being blasted with ads for and against Measure 92, one “for” ad said if it passes it might raise the price of some food items a “few dollars.” For this old country boy, please explain what a few...

Letter: ‘If you think’

To the Editor:

If you think your congressman should be bought and paid for by out of state money – vote for Greg Walden.

If you think your congressman should put his personal religious beliefs and political party agenda before his...

Letter: Wanted: the return of Kokopelli

To the Editor:

Back in April we moved to Prairie City from Bend. We had owned a little house on Bridge Street for several years, and loving this area and the people who made their homes here, we decided to retire here. I became involved in Roan...

Letter: Take pride; adopt-a-highway

To the Editor:

Since the recently published article about litter was in the Blue Mountain Eagle, I have been asked about the “Adopt a highway” program.

It is strictly volunteer, and individuals, families and organizations...

Letter: Access is more than just recreation

To the Editor:

As we move out of the busiest “recreational” season of the year, summer, it’s always good to reflect on what open access to public lands is really about, and the current actions to restrict that...

Letter: Richardson a welcome alternative
Dale Stennett writes in support of gubernatorial candidate Representative Dennis Richardson.