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Letter: School board recognizes service

To the Editor:

The Eagle missed the mark. I am extremely disappointed that the recent coverage of the June 7 Grant School District board meeting consisted solely of a single agenda item.

What should have been reported is that five...

Letter: Media inadvertently aided in Trump election

To the Editor:

I found an interesting concept in an article by Michael Goodwin, political columnist and co-author, regarding how the media inadvertently aided in the election of Trump. The media portrayed Trump as the candidate nobody took...

Guest Comment: Let us welcome the Rainbow, Part 2

Greetings. In Part 1 of this series, I chronicled for Grant County’s intelligent review a historical perspective upon The Rainbow Gathering, based upon my personal 45 years of experience and awareness of it…. from my viewpoint as a...

Guest Comment: Let us welcome the Rainbow

Grant County has evolved significantly from the time of my arrival in 1967 as an 18 year old local pastor’s son. Since that time, it has been increasingly impossible to remain isolated in a future shock world where we are all now interconnected...

Editorial cartoons
Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: Governor must cut through intertwined interests for good of state

Gov. Kate Brown faces a legacy-defining choice as the 2017 Legislature enters its final weeks: Will she put the good of Oregon ahead of her quest for re-election next year?

The answer matters deeply for Oregonians. For this year’s...

Letter: Access to public lands

To the Editor:

“Access,” as defined by Webster, is: approach, admittance, admission or accessibility. The issue of access keeps raising its head. Access to our public lands by existing roads and trails. Public lands, not Forest...

Farmer’s Fate: My bonbon life

“Boy, what a life you have!” the woman remarked.

I put the cap back on the syringe, and stuck it into the pocket on my coveralls. “Yep,” I replied, “I wouldn’t trade it for anything.”

The...

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Our View: Let local leaders know what you’d like to see through survey

It may be difficult to say what the future will bring to Grant County, but community members have an easy opportunity to let local leaders know what their priorities are through a new survey.

Grant County, the city of John Day, Blue Mountain...

Other Views: Bill may build bridges across partisan divide
Absence of North Coast projects is a concern
Farmer’s Fate: Weed it and reap!

There are two seasonal diversions that ease the bite of winter: spring thaw and seed catalogs. It’s always exciting to flip through the pages and pick out your old standbys: tomatoes and cucumbers, as well as a few unusual and bizarre varieties...

Editorial cartoons
Editorial cartoons
This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: The cost of war, at home and abroad

On Monday, we honored those who made the ultimate sacrifice — giving their life because their country sent them to war.

Americans answer the call. Generation after generation, the urge to serve our nation draws excellent people into...

Letter: Omnibus bill maintains key community and economic funding

To the Editor:

The recently approved omnibus bill supported by Oregon’s members of Congress – Sen. Ron Wyden, Sen. Jeff Merkley and Rep. Greg Walden – maintains key community and economic funding through September 2017.

Letter: Agenda 21 on a platter

To the Editor:

I am taking the opportunity to comment of the Forest Service May 2017 Final Environmental Assessment of the Summit Creek Landscape Restoration project. Twenty-one people have “standing” to state objections. So, I...

Letter: Ratio of road closures to business closures

To the Editor:

As I was driving through John Day, I took notice of King’s being out of business, and it got me thinking: What ratio of road closure would it take to keep our stores open in town?

It’s a simple question. The...

Letter: European immigrant problems

To the Editor:

A truck assault in Berlin, Germany, is one of many problems Germany is experiencing with 1 million Middle East and North African immigrants, mostly young males, who are committing murders, robberies and assaults on German...

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: School board recognizes service

To the Editor:

The Eagle missed the mark. I am extremely disappointed that the recent coverage of the June 7 Grant School District board...

Letter: Media inadvertently aided in Trump election

To the Editor:

I found an interesting concept in an article by Michael Goodwin, political columnist and co-author, regarding how the media...

Letter: Access to public lands
Letter: Omnibus bill maintains key community and economic funding
Letter: Agenda 21 on a platter

Editorials

Our View: Governor must cut through intertwined interests for good of state

Gov. Kate Brown faces a legacy-defining choice as the 2017 Legislature enters its final weeks: Will she put the good of Oregon ahead of her quest...

Our View: Let local leaders know what you’d like to see through survey

It may be difficult to say what the future will bring to Grant County, but community members have an easy opportunity to let local leaders know...

Other Views: Bill may build bridges across partisan divide
Our View: The cost of war, at home and abroad