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Letter: Conflicts of interest endure

To the Editor:

Looking at the voters’ guide for the forest commission is much like looking at the who’s who of Forest Service contract holders or benefactors in Grant County.

Four men running for the Public Forest...

Letter: Meeting attendees not encouraged to tear up grazing permits

To the Editor:

The newspaper has a rule that if one’s name is mentioned in a letter, then a rebuttal can be made that can exceed the one-letter-per-month limitation. Not to give a further opportunity to rant, the individual will be simply...

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Guest Comment: Sexual assault prevention is possible

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month SAAM. This year’s campaign focuses on ways that individuals, communities and the private sector can help prevent sexual violence. Nearly one in five women, and one in 71 men, are victims of sexual assault...

Letter: Concerning the recall of Boyd Britton

To the Editor:

Many of us here in Grant County benefit from working for the Forest Service. Loggers, construction workers who put in culverts to working on forest roads. Thinning, piling, burning. You might be hard pressed to find someone who...

Letter: Farmers: Providing nourishment and economic opportunity

To the Editor:

The way in which we improve a communities’ lifestyle is to add value to it. In order to add value, we must create something new, something wanted by consumers and providing net gain. Consumers need more tangible usefulness...

Letter: Collaborative process yields better projects

To the Editor:

Those who were concerned by Mr. (Mark) Webb’s court challenge to the (Public) Forest Commission’s validity or those wanting more back story, please read the original charter posted (as a link with this letter) in the...

Letter: ‘No Threats, No Intimidation, No Militia’

To the Editor:

Since I was singled out in Tad Houpt’s letter to the Eagle last week, I am taking this opportunity to reply.

I was only one of 11 people who peacefully and legally demonstrated against the presence of this group and...

Letter: Wake up, Grant County!

To the Editor:

The date to vote on initiative 12-58 is fast approaching. Voters will decide on May 17 whether or not citizens in Grant County have the right to use private property for a legal profitable business. 12-58 allows citizens to open...

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Our view: Transparency loses with Gov. Brown, Legislature
Lawmakers have twice failed to pass legislation that would set limits on the time and fees for responding to public records requests. And groups that shape state policies and laws, including political party caucuses and work groups that advise the...
Letter: Healthier forests and stronger communities
Writer says informed community involvement and collaboration benefit forest.
Letter: Why protest educational meeting?
Writer says 65 attended college-type class on range history.
Letter: Faithful support for Hammonds and Bundys
Writer says many forces necessary in fight against evil.
Letter: Public servant protects rights usurped by government
Writer says anger should not be reaction to public official protecting rights.
Letter: Questions for sheriff detractors
Writer says Constitution not being followed.
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Our View: A forest plan we can live with

The Blue Mountains Forest Plan is the overarching management document that guides decisions on millions of acres of public land in Eastern Oregon.

Land managers on the Malheur, Umatilla and Wallowa-Whitman national forests have been working...

Letter: ‘Stand down the secret list of deputies’
Writer says sheriff is supposed to serve and protect county citizens.
Letter: Search and rescue volunteers do not need deputized
Writer says most Eastern Oregon counties do not deputize search and rescue volunteers.
Letter: Mary Weaver for Grant County treasurer
Writer says Mary Weaver has experience to be county treasurer.
Letter: Shape up
Writer says both sides of an issue should be covered.
Letter: PFC vs. BMFP
Writer says Forest Partners members attempting to unseat forest commissioners.
Letter: Share the road
Writer says everyone has a right to be on the road safely.
Letter: VSO-gate
Writer agrees with previous letter County Court should be replaced.
Letter: County commissioner did not serve citizens’ best interests
Writer says county commissioner failed to serve constituents.
Letter: Constitution’s First Amendment provides rights for all
Writer says people have freedom to express their opinions.
Letter: Constitutional accountability must begin at county level
Writer says Sheriff Palmer is a real law enforcement officer.
Letter: Mediocre reporting
Writer says intelligent people will eventually stop listening to redundant rhetoric.
Letter: Prescription epidemic
Writer says marijuana less dangerous than prescription opiates.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Grant County residents are our own voice

To the Editor:

The message on our Blue Mountain Eagle Facebook page reads: “oh wise ones! it’s so very special how you get a...

Letter: Conflicts of interest endure

To the Editor:

Looking at the voters’ guide for the forest commission is much like looking at the who’s who of Forest Service...

Letter: Meeting attendees not encouraged to tear up grazing permits
Letter: Concerning the recall of Boyd Britton
Letter: Farmers: Providing nourishment and economic opportunity

Editorials

Our View: True journalism

In the social media era where information can be instantaneously shared around the world by almost anyone with no more effort than a few...

‘We stand firmly behind the Eagle’

To our customers:

In recent weeks, the Blue Mountain Eagle, its staff and its publisher have come under vicious attack by some members of...

Guest Comment: Sexual assault prevention is possible
Our view: Transparency loses with Gov. Brown, Legislature
Our View: A forest plan we can live with