Letters to the Editor: May 27, 2016

My fair share I served the federal government for 15 years as a U.S. Marine and then 21 years more as an air traffic controller. Social Security was withheld during most of my time as a Marine. As an ...

Letters to the Editor: May 20, 2016

Pray in private I’ve read a number of times about people being unhappy with the public prayer before the county commissioner meetings — particularly with Allen Springer’s participation. If ...

Letters to the Editor: May 13, 2016

He paved the roads I want to compliment County Commissioner Allen Springer. When he was liaison to public works (with staff members John Phelan Roy Panchow), many rural roads were paved.These roads were ...

Letters to the Editor: May 6, 2016

Bond needed In choosing to send a bond to the people of McMinnville, the district’s long-range planning committee and the school board kept fiscal responsibility front and center in the process. ...

Letters to the Editor: April 29, 2016

The price is right I support the upcoming school bond proposal because it’s the right proposal at the right time. Like many McMinnville residents, I felt conflicted about whether improving existing ...

Letters to the Editor: April 22, 2016

Fight drugs creatively Readers of the News-Register might be familiar with the section showing local arrests. If you pay the least bit of attention to these, you see that a staggering percent of people ...

Letters to the Editor: April 15, 2016

He does what he says As a former Yamhill County commissioner, I follow what is going on at the county. Commissioner Allen Springer is running for his second term, and I plan to vote for him. Three things ...

Letters to the Editor: April 8, 2016

A balanced voice Commissioner Allen Springer is a huge disappointment. After running as someone who promised to bring the community together, he routinely goes out of his way to antagonize those with ...

Letters to the Editor: April 1, 2016

Support schools I’ll keep this short and simple: Please support McMinnville schools and our entire community by voting yes on the school district facilities bond in May. Without changing our current ...

Letters to the Editor: March 25, 2016

Reaction was not slow Newberg High School’s averted tragedy draws slow reaction? Hardly. We have two grandchildren attending Newberg High. It was a paralyzing experience for all of us, a horror ...

Letters to the Editor: March 18, 2016

Common ground Both groups would deny it, but there are a lot of similarities between Republican and Democratic partisans. First, they share denial of this. Trump’s Republican followers are characterized ...

Letters to the Editor: March 4, 2016

Homeless problem solvable Although much has been and will be presented about the homeless situation in McMinnville, it is generally considered to be a minor nuisance, an unsolvable problem, or someone ...

Letters to the Editor: Feb. 26, 2016

Local program a miracle I am very appreciative of the fact that certain individuals in Sheridan care so much about people in need. I love the idea of the Angel’s Attic program.It helps the needy ...

Letters to the Editor: Feb. 19, 2016

Vote in support of schools I am voting “Yes for Our Kids” on the May school bond. There are loads of largely obvious, if slightly boring, reasons why maintaining and updating facilities at ...

Letters to the Editor: Feb. 12, 2016

Commissioners back militants I am thrilled with the level of representation by our Yamhill County commissioners. They’re certainly not going to be limited by the moderation of one of our concerned ...

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