Letters to the Editor: Jan. 13, 2017

Councilor off base I realize that I lost the election to Kevin Jeffries in 2014, but that has been behind me for a long time. I am writing about how Jeffries has done some good things and some terrible ...

Letters to the Editor: Jan. 6, 2017

Be prepared This past weekend, my family had an opportunity to test our preparedness for the Big One (the magnitude 9.0 Cascadia earthquake we are expecting any time). Last Friday, we discovered a major ...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 30, 2016

Inherit the dirt Donald Trump promised the moon and is already delivering dirt clods. He said he would threaten Carrier into keeping all its jobs in the United States. In the end, Carrier got a $7 million ...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 23, 2016

Shelter needed This letter is a speculation on possible alternatives to the system-wide shutdown of homeless shelters during the recent cold spell. For those who can’t turn up the thermostat or ...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 16, 2016

Letter from Santa From:  Santa To:  America. We are behind schedule in making toys and may be a tad late in coming down your chimneys. The problems started when Trump began his presidential ...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 9, 2016

She deserved more It is commendable that the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office has admitted error in the suicide of Debbie Samples, but I think the most important, most central question is: Why was ...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 2, 2016

Dog a real problem I am sure the incident of the lady who shot the “running dogs” is a horrible nightmare for her and her family. There is undoubtedly more to this story than the incident ...

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 25, 2016

Justice was served Let’s get this straight. Two years ago, a Latino member of our community walks into a 7-Eleven across from Linfield College and stabs to death our student athlete, Parker Archie ...

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 18, 2016

Fight hatred The post-election hate speech, bullying and physical violence toward people whose race, religion, heritage, sexual preference or mobility differs from our own is both frightening and unAmerican. We ...

Letters to the Editor: Nov 10, 2016

Answers seem dodgy County Commissioner Stan Primozich will not answer certain pressing questions. The Yamhelas bicycle path requires an agricultural impact study under Oregon law, but Primozich talks ...

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 28, 2016

Jail suicide outrageous I am outraged and very saddened by the suicide last week at the Yamhill County Jail.How does this happen? That poor woman was suffering from a mental illness and needed help, ...

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 21, 2016

Facts don’t add up Recently, the Democratic Party put out a mailer that stated candidate Ron Noble’s carelessness put local students in danger. It cited two incidents at Linfield College ...

Letters to the Editor: October 14, 2016

Argument fabricated One of the assertions made by opponents of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail is that it will affect the ability of farmers (that would include me) to spray their fields.A consistent claim ...

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 7, 2016

Smart on immigrants Thanks to Ron Noble for offering his services as state representative from House District 24. He, not his opponent, has made clear his thinking on a number of specific public issues ...

Letters to the Editor - Nov. 28, 2014: Sept. 30, 2016

Don’t disturb Fox Ridge For years many of us have enjoyed and valued Fox Ridge Road as a mile-long escape from urban stress. It’s a winding country road with wild turkey and deer crossings; ...

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