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Letter: Degrade North Korean economy

To the Editor:

President Trump has pointed out the strong linkage between China and North Korea, and he correctly assumes China can influence North Korea’s weapons development program. We must work with China on resolving this situation,...

Letter: Emergency first responders, and community support, deserve praise

To the Editor:

Our ambulance and firefighter volunteers are an intricate and vital part of our communities and county. The EMS Appreciation Dinner is a positive event that brings our community together to celebrate those who voluntarily serve...

Editorial cartoons
Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: Now’s the time to limit the Antiquities Act
The restrictions that can be placed on ranchers and timbermen throughout the West by these declarations require congressional oversight.
The Backroads: Easter brings out the best

The Grant County community imbued the most meaningful Christian holiday with even more meaning this year.

While Easter always inspires reflection on the Resurrection, events open to the public provided greater insight and brought the stories...

Letter: Blue Mountains Forest Partners a private nonprofit

To the Editor:

John George’s recent criticism (April 5) of the Blue Mountains Forest Partners reflects a deep misunderstanding of 501(c)(3) organizations and BMFP.

BMFP is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization – a private...

Letter: Time to answer questions

To the Editor:

Blue Mountains Forest Partners, the local collaborative, has been receiving attention lately due to its executive director, former county judge Mark Webb. Questions arise, such as why does the volunteer group have a paid director...

Editorial cartoons
Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: Online privacy takes a hit from Congress
Bill overturns a consumer protection rule
Farmer’s Fate: Curious Parker and the Man in the Yellow Hat

My mom has said she should have named me George — not after my paternal great-grandfather but rather after the curious rascal monkey. However, that wouldn’t make any sense, because he lived with the Man in the Yellow Hat — and I...

Letter: Sanctuary cities

To the Editor:

I’m not able to do many things anymore, so I follow the news as best as I can. I watch the major news channels on TV so I can follow different views on things. It’s hard to believe how divided our country has become.

Fossil Beds recruiting youth workers
Youths 15 to 18 are encouraged to apply.
Editorial cartoons
Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: Standing up to public records bullies

This was supposed to be an age of transparency. The nexus of education, democracy and technology should be creating an environment in which public information is widely available to everyone.

But the world seems to be getting more opaque. As...

Guest Comment: Change the culture by believing sexual assault survivors

Once again, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year, the national campaign is focused on changing the culture to believe and support survivors of sexual assault.

Sexual violence happens to people of all ages, races, genders, sexual...

Letter: As transparent as possible

To the Editor:

As transparent as possible — a phrase that makes me scratch my head, especially coming from a lawyer.

I recently requested all the financial documents from the Blue Mountains Forest Partners, in hopes of garnering a...

Letter: ‘Monumental’ library repairs look great

To the Editor:

The Grant County Library is just finishing a huge project. After a leaking roof damaged parts of the building this winter, most of the flooring needed to be replaced. That meant every item in the collection needed to be moved at...

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: ‘No more road closures!’

To the Editor:

In 2013, with the urging of citizens, the county court and sheriff approved a road ordinance barring any closures of roads in...

Letter: Standing by our midwife

To the Editor:

In response to the article on our midwife Sherry Dress, I felt it necessary to show another side in her defense. I am the...

Letter: Degrade North Korean economy
Letter: Emergency first responders, and community support, deserve praise
Letter: Blue Mountains Forest Partners a private nonprofit

Editorials

Our View: Wolf plan hearing should be in NE Oregon
It seems to us that Oregon Fish and Wildlife commissioners would want to make it easier to hear from people for whom wolves are not an abstract...
Our View: Now’s the time to limit the Antiquities Act
The restrictions that can be placed on ranchers and timbermen throughout the West by these declarations require congressional oversight.
Our View: Online privacy takes a hit from Congress
Our View: Standing up to public records bullies