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Letter: Slow down and care for life

To the Editor:

I am reminded of dialogue from a famous 1961 Audrey Hepburn movie, “Breakfast At Tiffany’s,” where she struggled with relationships, even with her cat.

“I’m like Cat here, a no-name slob.

Letter: Arming teachers ‘neither dangerous nor irresponsible’

To the Editor:

A recent guest editorial has called “arming teachers” dangerous and, therefore, irresponsible. Instead, the writer suggests that spending more money on armed guards and other security measures is the responsible...

Letter: Initiative preserves Second Amendment

To the Editor:

In response to the Grant County Second Amendment preservation ordinance under review by Judge Cramer, Blue Mountains Forest Partners Executive Director Mark Webb challenges this as being unconstitutional. Note this is a Second...

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Our View: Kam Wah Chung a local treasure

Nestled near Canyon Creek in John Day is a building steeped in history.

Constructed more than 140 years ago, the small structure that housed Kam Wah Chung & Co. is now a museum providing visitors a window into the past.

Following the...

Farmer’s Fate: Say your pwayers, wodent!

The plant disappeared into the ground as quickly as money is sucked into the pneumatic tube canisters at the bank. I knelt down quickly where the melon plant used to be — there was nothing but a few roots stuck on the side of a freshly dug...

Guest Comment: Preventing the summer slide
Empower Kids for Reading and Learning Success this Summer
Letter: Fast ATV driving on closed road puts hikers, horses at risk

To the Editor:

To the young man on the racing-type sport ATV, yes, Forest Road 850 is closed to motorized vehicles, despite your obscenity-laden insistence to the contrary. The fact that the “Road Closed” sign has been shot up and...

Letter: McLeod-Skinner right for Eastern Oregon

To the Editor:

The primary is past, and we now know who we need to support to get Congress working again. Not many people question the fact that Congress isn’t functioning well.

To fix that, we need to elect Jamie McLeod-Skinner as...

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Our View: Oregon’s leaders need long-term strategies

In the words of State Economist Mark McMullen, Oregon’s economy “is still pretty hunky-dory.”

The current period of economic growth is on its way to becoming the longest on record, with little chance of a recession within...

Farmer’s Fate: Raining on the Wicked Witch

“Eighty-two degrees with a 12 percent chance of rain and 4 mph wind” read the weather forecast.

“Better count on a cold, rainy, windy weekend,” I told my husband.

He double checked the statistics. “It...

Letter: Arming teachers

To the Editor:

The topic of arming of our teachers have varying opinions. However, one is seen as the first line of defense for our children.

Is arming teachers the only solution? No, but it is one part of a more thorough...

Letter: Proud of Grant County Democrats and McLeod-Skinner

To the Editor:

In April I had the pleasure of meeting with Grant County Democrats, a dedicated and growing group of Oregonians working towards positive change in November’s elections by building grassroots programs and raising both money...

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This week’s editorial cartoons.
Our View: It’s time to free the Hammonds
Ordering the Hammonds to serve the five-year mandatory sentence was an injustice.
Guest Comment: Public lands should be for the public to enjoy
Keeping recreation alive and thriving for the American people isn’t something that divides us
Guest Comment: Good treaties make good neighbors
Modernizing the Columbia River Treaty regime

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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor: June 20, 2018
This week’s letters.
Letter: Slow down and care for life

To the Editor:

I am reminded of dialogue from a famous 1961 Audrey Hepburn movie, “Breakfast At Tiffany’s,” where she...

Letter: Arming teachers ‘neither dangerous nor irresponsible’
Letter: Initiative preserves Second Amendment
Letter: Fast ATV driving on closed road puts hikers, horses at risk

Editorials

Our View: Stewart Scholarship, education are gifts that keep on giving

Not many things last forever, which makes the perpetual Stewart Scholarship’s timeless gift of education even more...

Our View: Kam Wah Chung a local treasure

Nestled near Canyon Creek in John Day is a building steeped in history.

Constructed more than 140 years ago, the small structure that housed...

Our View: Oregon’s leaders need long-term strategies
Our View: It’s time to free the Hammonds