Next chapter on horizon for local property taxes

Local taxing districts in Oregon have felt the pinch from a depressed housing market and reduced commercial/industrial property values.

For many, gambling addiction a clear and present danger

When we speak of addiction, we typically think of substances producing physiological craving when introduced into the body.

Exciting possibilities of a park for all children

Children of all abilities — including those with physical disabilities — should be able to play side by side

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Selected editorials from other Oregon newspapers

Sometimes, patient pressure best way to remedy wrong

When should the public intervene with visual blight?

School nutrition programs focusing on local products

Oregon continues to lead by bringing more nutritional options to school meal programs

Time for city to entertain conversation about taxes

Being frugal enabled the city of McMinnville to ride out the Great Recession of 2008-12 without either gutting services or raiding wallets

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Selected editorials from other Oregon newspapers

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Selected editorials from other Oregon newspapers

Setting prison sentences can be a difficult balance

When it comes to putting a lawbreaker away, how long is long enough?

Developers, newspaper join an exploding mobile industry

There will be more mobile devices on Earth than people by the end of 2013

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Selected editorials from other Oregon newspapers

Appointing surveyor a small but welcome step

Yamhill County should add itself to the state’s home rule ranks

Let sheriffs be sheriffs, not health insurance operators

County jails must spend large chunks of annual budgets on medical services because insurance is stripped from inmates

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

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