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Letter: Progress can be made in Long Creek

To the Editor:

I encourage those who supported me for Long Creek City Council to continue to do so by caring about this community. There are issues that need to be addressed. I am going to try to do my part. Let’s all try to work to...

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Our View: Protect ranchers, not wolves

Imagine for a moment that you have a new job. You are to manage an alpha predator, known to be one of the most efficient and voracious hunters in the wild. This predator doesn’t just hunt for food, it teaches its young by practicing how first...

Farmer’s Fate: 3 rings and 30 seconds

“Hi, my name is ...”

“... you say you are from?”

“... and your favorite hobby is?”

BBBBZZZZZZZZZZZZZ!

I smiled and grinned at — John? Jim? Jack? What did he say his name was? The...

Letter: People still read newspapers

To the Editor:

According to a recent online article in Editor & Publisher, a Nielsen Scarborough study suggested “that in an average month, 169 million adults read a U.S. newspaper. They may be reading it in one or more iterations...

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Our View: Political hate dangerous for our society

Bumper stickers proclaim, “Kate Brown is not my governor.” T-shirts, magnets and decals declare, “Donald Trump is not my president.”

Those items are reprehensible.

They are far from the magnitude of the...

Letters: Oct. 31, 2018
This week’s letters to the editor.
Letter: Burns should not take place during stagnation

To the Editor:

On Oct. 18 at 9:30 a.m. the National Weather Sevice in Pendleton issued an air quality alert for a stagnant air mass over much of the state. This alert was broadcast on television and weather channels. People were advised of...

Letter: Choose Larson for commissioner

To the Editor:

When we vote, we are choosing someone to represent us. I voted for Gordon Larson to serve on the county court because he will do what is best for Grant County. I urge my fellow citizens to choose Gordon Larson.

Nancy...

Letter: Jordan Valley Skinners support Walden

To the Editor:

Saturday at the district tournament in John Day, I was visiting with the Skinner family from Jordan Valley. They said they do not support Jamie McLeod-Skinner in any way. They do not like her using them or their ranch in her ads...

Letter: Larson is an honest man

To the Editor:

A small but vocal group with an agenda of gaining power and control of the county court is working hard to make you believe that Gordon Larson is not an honest man. You have seen their accusations all over social media, and some...

Letter: Larson not operating from extreme ideology

To the Editor:

Gordon Larson has broad support from a wide variety of Grant County voters. He’s reached out to all corners of Grant County, engaging Republicans, Democrats, Independents, ranchers, loggers, state and federal employees,...

Letter: Ag associations support Buehler

To the Editor:

The Oregon Cattlemen’s Association and the Oregon Farm Bureau encourage Oregonians to vote for gubernatorial candidate Knute Buehler in the governor’s election.

Knute has demonstrated he understands and cares...

Letter: Larson has ‘experience and aptitude’

To the Editor:

My family and I have been fortunate enough to get to know Gordon Larson and his family. I was surprised, and disheartened, to see such a negative ad from Mr. Palmer last week, and I’m glad Gordon has stayed away from that.

Letter: Open your eyes

To the Editor:

How would you encourage the older generation in Grant County to open their eyes to what will make Grant County a good place for young people to live? That was a question asked of Gordon Larson at his last meet and greet in Canyon...

Letter: Larson has ‘work ethic, stamina and commitment’

To the Editor:

Gordon Larson has worked hard to earn your vote. Throughout his campaign, he has demonstrated the work ethic, stamina and commitment necessary for the position of county commissioner. Since primary season, he’s held 13...

Letter: Larson brings ‘sense of hope and optimism’

To the Editor:

Listening to Gordon Larson engage with questioners at last week’s meet and greet in Canyon City gave me a renewed sense of hope and optimism for the future of Grant County. Not only did Mr. Larson emphasize repeatedly his...

Letter: Smoke alert

To the Editor:

Another beautiful, sunny, warm fall day with no clouds in the sky. Just smoke. Wait, the radio news says the EPA is declaring a health alert for us here in Eastern Oregon until Tuesday next week. No burning outside; if heating...

Letter: Larson has time for the job

To the Editor:

I support Gordon Larson for county commissioner. He has the intelligence and desire to lead this county. He also has the time to do the job as evidenced by the countless hours he has devoted to his campaign.

He is a natural...

Letter: Forest Service prescription burn strategy should be reconsidered

To the Editor:

I’m writing on behalf of many concerned Grant County residents. I’ve heard more complaints about the smoke this year, as the result of the Forest Service’s controlled burns, than ever. I think people are...

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Our View: Buehler would bring change as governor

Oregon is on cruise control.

The economy is humming. Jobs are plentiful in most places. The education system is showing just enough improvement to avoid setting off serious alarms.

Right now, public pension costs are a warning light in the...

Letters: Oct. 24, 2018
This week’s letters to the editor.
Letter: Larson has ‘honesty, integrity and experience’

To the Editor:

Carolyn and I are supporting Gordon Larson for county commissioner. When you vote for Gordon, you will get honesty, integrity and experience. He is committed to helping Grant County grow and prosper. So get your ballots in by Nov.

Letter: Larson ‘believes in cooperation’

To the Editor:

I’m sure Sam Palmer is a good guy, but being a good guy is not the sole requirement for a county commissioner. Experience would be nice.

From what I’ve heard, Gordon Larson has experience. Further, Mr. Larson...

Letter: Palmer committed to local voice in federal land management

To the Editor:

Understanding the history, customs and culture of a rural community is critical to maintaining a stable economy and preserving the moral and ethical standards that this community holds.

The Organic Act of 1897 established...

Letter: Tom Sharp supports Walden

To the Editor:

Incorrect information has recently been circulated from Harney County regarding which candidate I support in the upcoming Oregon Congressional District 2 election between Greg Walden and his opponents.

Let there be no...

Letter: ‘Sam’s the man’

To the Editor:

Sam’s the man! Honesty, integrity, stellar ethics and each of those attributes welded to a solid foundation of pristine scruples are what make Sam Palmer’s character beyond reproach for any elected position. Add to...

Letter: Larson is ethical

To the Editor:

As a longtime resident of Prairie City, I have known Gordon Larson since shortly after he moved to Grant County about 20 years ago. I know him to be a man of honesty and integrity. I know that his behavior is always strongly...

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Letters: Nov. 14, 2018
This week’s letters to the editor.
Letter: Make a stand against lies and hate

To the Editor:

We now have a president who is a habitual liar at best, but more likely, a pathological liar.

When Bill Clinton lied...

Letter: Progress can be made in Long Creek
Letter: People still read newspapers
Letters: Oct. 31, 2018

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Our View: Protect ranchers, not wolves

Imagine for a moment that you have a new job. You are to manage an alpha predator, known to be one of the most efficient and voracious hunters in...

Our View: Political hate dangerous for our society
Our View: Buehler would bring change as governor