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Letter: Dems should take new approach

To the Editor:

I want to congratulate Rep. Tobias Read on his appointment as Speaker of the Oregon House. I hope that as he assumes this new responsibility, he will lead his Democrat colleagues in a direction of common sense, fiscal...

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Commentary: Hold officials accountable, vanquish conflicts

In 1995, Grant County residents voted to “refuse to recognize Federal Management of certain public lands.” In 2002, we voted to establish the Grant County Public Forest Commission and to petition Congress to transfer the title of public...

Commentary: Down history lane with the PC Fire Dept.
Commentary: Down history lane with the PC Fire Dept.
Longtime Prairie City Fire Department member Jim Sullens recalls memorable times with the department's history.
Letter: Question of loyalty

To the Editor:

Speaking of loyalties – If you think your livelihood depended on the Forest Service, give some thought that Forest Service’s existence in Grant County depended upon you. The Forest Service did not have the army of...

Coexistence possible for all crops
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber will suggest legislation to create a framework that will allow conventional and GMO crops to coexist. The devil will be in the details.
Letter: Elected officials have personal agenda

To the Editor

I finally concluded recently (too late it seems) that a large number of Grant County elected officials come on board with their own personal agenda. This agenda is first served – law of personal survival. If the agenda would...

Letter: Forest Service, make a New Year’s resolution

To the Editor:

Forest Service, please note.

The current 10-year forest initiative to reduce overstocking in our forests is going way too far in removing the future of our forests. I don’t know who is directly responsible for...

Editorial: Five to watch in the new year

It’s a new year, and here are five things we expect to be big stories in 2015 in Grant County and beyond.

• The Blue Mountain Forests Plan Revision. After more than a decade of fits and starts, the multi-forest proposal was...

Letter: ODFW and wildlife management

To the Editor:

Here we go again! The ODFW always blames bad habitat for a decline of a species. Now it is the greater sage grouse. They say too many juniper, magpies, ravens, skunks, coyotes, and badgers just to name a few. They all love eggs!...

Letter: State gets D+ for trapping practices

To the Editor:

In the recent article “Keep your dog safe during trapping season” (Dec. 23, 2014 Blue Mountain Eagle), even the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife warns of the danger and indiscriminate nature of wildlife traps,...

Letter: Equal opportunity for all?

To the Editor:

I can think of very few things more healthy and wholesome than bicycling. Especially bicycling that takes the bikers off crowded, shoulder-less highways.

I was, therefore, disappointed to read that our County Court abruptly...

Letter: More kudos for driver

To the Editor:

This is reinforcement to Bob Watt’s applause last week for Oak Harbor Freight driver Ernie Hopper. For 10 years, Oak Harbor and Ernie have transported, free of charge, the hundreds of shoeboxes assembled by Grant County...

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Dems should take new approach

To the Editor:

I want to congratulate Rep. Tobias Read on his appointment as Speaker of the Oregon House. I hope that as he assumes this new...

Letter: Roads critical to county’s future

To the Editor:

Sheriff Glenn Palmer of Grant County submitted a letter to Malheur National Forest Supervisor stating that they violated...

Letter: Diversify with tourism
Letter: Question of loyalty
Letter: Elected officials have personal agenda

Editorials

Court strayed off the path with cycle route vote

The Grant County Court should revisit its rejection of a proposed bike route in Logan Valley. That decision, made in December, was based on...

Coexistence possible for all crops
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber will suggest legislation to create a framework that will allow conventional and GMO crops to coexist. The devil will be in...
Editorial: Five to watch in the new year