FEMA exercise will spotlight importance of disaster plans

The irony of Yamhill County’s emergency services preparation is that we hope it turns out to be a big waste of money

Others Say 2/1/13

Selected editorials from other Oregon newspapers

Senate filibuster policies freeze public's business

It's hobbled by holds, frustrated by filibusters and paralyzed by partisanship

Others Say - 1/25/13

Selected editorials from other Oreogn newspapers

Moves by local hospital resist a disturbing trend

The CEO of McMinnville's Willamette Valley Medical Center is worried about the long-term solvency of hospitals in this country

Tough call, but there's reason for school's dissection class

 The American public school system has been prone to infighting over sensitive subjects virtually since its founding

Changes at Yamhill County make 2013 time of transition

Three newly-elected officials were sworn in last week, creating different dynamics

Others Say - 1/18

Selected editorials from other Oregon newspapers

Governor prescribes a healthy dose of reality

State of the State message was based on an enduring truism — nothing comes free in life.

Population mark puts spotlight on a history of steady growth

Last year, Yamhill County became the 10th county in Oregon to top the 100,000 mark

State agenda must begin with lasting PERS reform

We will see who stokes the PERS reform train's firebox and who straps themselves to the track to slow that engine down

Others Say - 1/11

Selected editorials from other Oregon newspapers

Health care story from 2012 will gain attention this year

A lot on the line as community care organizations take action in 2013.

Lewis leaves legacy of political highs and lows

Relentless drive led to both successes and petty actions.

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