A week filled with high-interest news

It’s been a week of milestones and memories, as high-interest news stories have people thinking back, looking forward and wondering what’s next.

Nancy Ponzi weaves grapevines through wire supports. Courtesy of Ponzi Vineyards and Oregon Wine History Project at Linfield College, date unknown

Schmidt and Woody -Save the Oregon Cultural Trust

Grant-funded work on Oregon wine history offers students a chance to get their hands dirty

Marvin Johnson - Tinkle on a toilet seat and 'Survivor' lead to introspection

I believe what connects reality TV to pee on toilet seats is a moral failure termed “incivility”

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Scott Gibson - Mistrust can choke progress

For China to sustain a vibrant economy, it must foster innovation, but the nation’s culture of corruption chills the creative spirit

Legislators tasting the PERS porridge

Oregon’s 2013 legislative session will be defined by what it decides on proposals to reform the Public Employees Retirement System

'Should marijuana be legalized?'

Pro and Con on important Oregon question

TSA gives us back our 'man tradition'

After April 25, I once again will walk onto an airplane with my trusty knife where it belongs: in my pocket.

Sal Peralta - Don't circle PERS wagons

Pension reforms needed as first step in state's turnaround

Good week to think about the wrestlers

As the Olympics Committee votes to eliminate wrestling in the Games, two MHS wrestlers won state championships, a first for McMinnville

It’s ‘Affordable,’ so it must be good

Businesses with 50 to 60 employees are making plans to eliminate company health insurance, eliminate jobs or both

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Jeb Bladine - Sharp, but not barbed

Letter writer shared passionate opinions without baiting the people who held different views

Book plan in motion with Kristof's hiatus

Nick and his wife won a Pulitzer Prize and now, they tackle their fourth book project

Brian Steffel - Some are unworthy of PERS pensions

Conviction of a crime in connection with employment warrants forfeiture 

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Janet Iversen - Part of a personal tune-up

Many of us were never taught interpersonal skills such as how to make a complete apology

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Cindy Stolp - Toward healthier relationships

Henderson House offers tips to prevent teen-dating violence, raises awareness of its prevalence

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