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Our View: Research helps better understand grazing near streams
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Our View: Research helps better understand grazing near streams
Now we know cattle probably don’t cause as much damage to streams and riparian areas as popularly thought.

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Letter: Refuge occupation ‘awakened thousands’
Writer says government should have stopped second occupation trial.
Our View: Brown’s priorities take steps toward unity, bipartisanship

Gov. Kate Brown outlined three priorities in her inaugural speech Monday, which — if she and the 2017 Legislature achieve them — could dramatically improve Oregon:

• Create more and better jobs in rural...

Letter: State disbanded Public Forest Commission
Writer says he did not disband commission created to manage all public lands in county.
Letter: Each of us can make Grant County better.
Writer says life and others should not be taken for granted.
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Letter: A ‘quieter federal land battle unfolds’
Writer says forest collaborative kills public participation.
Farmer’s Fate: Electronic sentiment

There we were surrounded by boxes of our “have-to-have its.” Items that seemed we couldn’t live without at the time, but now, with a new addition to the family, seemed to be taking up too much space. We had agreed it was time to...

Our View: The promise of another new year

As we limped to the end of 2016, the promise of a new year arrived.

The holiday is always a mix of nostalgia and optimism, as we look back on another year of getting older and look ahead to a fresh new beginning. Hanging a new calendar offers us...

The Backroads: The strength of our community
The Backroads: The strength of our community

2016 was a turbulent year — in Grant County, throughout our nation and across the world.

From protests to heated election rhetoric, the year was full of events that divided us. Issues pitted neighbor against neighbor and carved chasms...

Our View: Winter a time for good Samaritans

Some days weather makes for nice small talk. Whether it’s hot, cold, rainy, windy or just perfect, you can always strike up a conversation with an acquaintance or even a total stranger. It’s a shared experience.

Other days,...

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This week's editorial cartoons.
New Year’s resolutions strategies
Each day is a new opportunity to work on your resolutions.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Impressed by John Day
Writer shares thoughts about first visit to John Day.
Letter: Refuge occupation ‘awakened thousands’
Writer says government should have stopped second occupation trial.
Letter: State disbanded Public Forest Commission
Letter: Each of us can make Grant County better.
Letter: A ‘quieter federal land battle unfolds’

Editorials

Our View: Research helps better understand grazing near streams
Now we know cattle probably don’t cause as much damage to streams and riparian areas as popularly thought.
Our View: Brown’s priorities take steps toward unity, bipartisanship

Gov. Kate Brown outlined three priorities in her inaugural speech Monday, which — if she and the 2017 Legislature achieve them —...

Our View: Winter a time for good Samaritans