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Letter: ‘No honey bees means no food’

To the Editor:

Aug. 19 is National Honey Bee Day, a day to celebrate one of the most important and widespread pollinators of our food and flowers. And we need to do more to protect honey bees and all of our pollinators.

Honey bees...

Editorial cartoons
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This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: Health authority’s smear plans should outrage taxpayers
Agency was going to attack FamilyCare Health in the press
The Backroads: New concert hall a win-win-win-win

It was nice to see some live music in town this weekend.

As a musician and music lover from a small town in Eastern Oregon, I’ve grown accustomed over the years to traveling to larger areas to see concerts — and being forced to...

Farmer’s Fate: Grandma’s ketchup soup

I wasn’t sure what I was expecting 17 years ago when I went on my first date with my husband. Dinner and a movie maybe? Flowers or candy? Maybe a peck on the cheek goodnight? What I did not expect was watching “The Sound of...

Editorial cartoons
Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: A multipronged approach is right course on pension reform
Task force looking at good steps, but more needs to be done
Farmer’s Fate: What’s in your lunchbox?

As the years have passed, the science of what food is healthy spans the spectrum. Red meat, white meat, fake meat, no meat and then back to red. Mark Twain once wrote, “Don’t take advice from a health book. You could die from a...

Walden: Making bipartisan progress on safe drinking water
Walden: Making bipartisan progress on safe drinking water

All of us in Oregon and across the country deserve access to safe, clean drinking water. That’s why the Energy and Commerce Committee — where I serve as Chairman — just passed bipartisan legislation to modernize the...

Letter: Family entertainment positive for community

To the Editor:

Having been a businessman here in Grant County since 1974, I personally know how difficult, expensive and challenging it can be to start a new enterprise. I want to take this opportunity to recognize the Madden brothers for their...

Our View: Zinke asks key questions about Cascade-Siskiyou monument
Our View: Zinke asks key questions about Cascade-Siskiyou monument
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he can’t find anyone at the Department of Interior willing to admit to having set the boundaries of last year’s expansion, or who can explain how the decision was reached.
Editorial cartoons
Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Farmer’s Fate: Carrots, eggs and dead crabs

All things are possible with coffee and cowboy boots — at least that’s what I told myself as I threw a bag full of toys and snacks into the swather for the kids. Swathing has got to be one of my favorite jobs. I think the only task I...

Guest Comment: Help paleo institute do more

I appreciate those who have supported the Oregon Paleo Lands Institute (paleolands.org) over the last few years. Our six active volunteers and one part-time paid staff person continue to provide information to thousands of visitors and educational...

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: A naked person in our paper?

To the Editor:

What is the matter with our Blue Mountain Eagle that they would stoop so low as to put a picture of a naked person in our...

Letter: ‘No honey bees means no food’

To the Editor:

Aug. 19 is National Honey Bee Day, a day to celebrate one of the most important and widespread pollinators of our food and...

Letter: Family entertainment positive for community

Editorials

Our view: You can be a Nazi, or you can be an American

It was hard to dispassionately watch and read the news last weekend, as groups of neo-Nazis and counter protesters clashed on the streets of...

Our View: Health authority’s smear plans should outrage taxpayers
Agency was going to attack FamilyCare Health in the press
Our View: A multipronged approach is right course on pension reform
Our View: Zinke asks key questions about Cascade-Siskiyou monument