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Letter: Righting a wrongful situation

To the Editor:

In the 1800s, brave and independent individuals suffered hardships and trials to reach Oregon. These founders of our state had strongly held beliefs about their God, their county and their Constitution. Having strongly held...

Letter: Walden did the right thing

To the Editor:

The Hammond pardon was secured by a great many people. It was like a huge jigsaw puzzle with many different pieces that all had to go together at the right time to make it happen. Everyone was working to correct and make right a...

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Our View: Mandatory minimums imprisoned Hammonds

Now that the Hammonds are coming home, how about an effort to curtail the mandatory minimum sentences that kept them behind bars?

After President Trump pardoned the Hammonds yesterday, freeing them from the remainder of the five-year mandatory...

Guest Comment: Our communities and quality of life

I hear and read that most or all of rural America is in trouble. I feel rural communities are the backbone of this country, and every rural community faces economic, family and personal challenges. Most rural communities still provide us with a...

Letter: Commissioner race still open

To the Editor:

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley’s town hall meeting was held in the John Day Senior Center on Friday, July 6. Sam Palmer introduced himself and said that he had won the primary election for county commissioner. That is...

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Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: Remembering independence

As we celebrate our independence, it is worth remembering that freedom is not free.

A glance at international headlines is a sobering reminder that so many people enjoy far fewer protections of their liberty than we do in the United...

From the Publisher: Discovering new places, seeking out backroads
From the Publisher: Discovering new places, seeking out backroads

Whenever I’ve had the pleasure of moving to a new town, I’ve always tried to be very receptive to the good advice offered by folks who have lived there for awhile and know the ways and customs of their community.

That is certainly...

Farmer’s Fate: Up a creek with half a paddle

Three-fourths of the Earth’s surface is water, and only one-fourth is land. Seems like a pretty strong indication that we were intended to spend triple the amount of time in a boat than on a tractor. Everyone has their vices, and it’s no...

Editorial cartoons
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Our View: Fighting news fatigue in a 24x7 era
The firehose can make you seasick
Farmer’s Fate: Dr. Pendyke’s miracle salve

Mirror mirror on the wall, what the heck happened? This is not what adulthood looked like in the brochure!

I’ve reached the age where looking in the mirror is like checking the news. I know there will be some new developments I...

Letters to the Editor: June 27, 2018
This week’s letters.
Letter: Voice opinions on forest plan

To the Editor:

I understand that the Blue Mountains forest plan revision will be released on or before Friday, June 29. While my public comment was shouted down by staff of the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Supervisor’s Office, and...

Letter: An education on the dark side of technology

To the Editor:

Kudos to the Eagle for the May 9 issue heading “The dark side of technology.” Its hidden effects on society today frequently go unnoticed until it’s too late. Our younger generation is certainly addicted to...

Marketplace

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Happy to see Hammonds pardoned

To the Editor:

I appreciate the work of Rep. Greg Walden, persevering until justice was accomplished in the case of Dwight and Steven...

Letter: Righting a wrongful situation

To the Editor:

In the 1800s, brave and independent individuals suffered hardships and trials to reach Oregon. These founders of our state...

Letter: Walden did the right thing
Letter: Commissioner race still open
Letters to the Editor: June 27, 2018

Editorials

Our View: Western governors offer prudent ESA proposal
The current Endangered Species Act overloads federal agencies, exposes them to needless lawsuits and prevents wildlife and land managers from using...
Our View: Mandatory minimums imprisoned Hammonds

Now that the Hammonds are coming home, how about an effort to curtail the mandatory minimum sentences that kept them behind bars?

After...

Our View: Remembering independence
Our View: Fighting news fatigue in a 24x7 era