Letters to the Editor: Sept. 23, 2016

Records request goes too far I am blissfully unaware of the internal politics that were part of the performance review of City Manager Martha Meeker but found the article in last week’s newspaper ...

Letters to the Editor: Sept. 9, 2016

Reject hate speech On August 5, you published a letter that I cannot  describe as anything but racist. For a month I have pondered how to respond. This letter was written in response to the comments ...

Letters to the Editor: Sept. 2, 2016

Health costs too high Why is it that Canada (and every other industrial nation) can provide first class health care to its citizens at half the cost we spend in the good ol’ USA? I believe, plain ...

Letters to the Editor: Aug. 26, 2016

County workers deserve better One of the greatest lessons my parents taught me when I was young was to always put myself in another person’s shoes before criticizing them. I also learned the importance ...

Letters to the Editor: Aug. 19, 2016

Time for tough love Every week for the last several weeks, the homeless issue is at the forefront of local news, especially here at home and in Portland. The Aug. 2 News-Register article “Street ...

Letters to the Editor: Aug. 12, 2016

Minds in the toilet Our Yamhill County commissioners never cease to amaze. Not content with wasting their time and our money on the Malheur fandango this past spring, they are now off and running on ...

Letters to the Editor: Aug. 5, 2016

Pool hardly a success This is my response to Pat Swanick’s July 29 Viewspoints commentary, “A community success story.” Just to be clear this is Andrew Davis, the non-winemaker. How ...

Letters to the Editor: July 22, 2016

Turkey Rama for the birds When will the appropriate people finally admit that Turkey Rama no longer represents this community? It’s time to move on and bury the turkey. I don’t know where ...

Robert Mason::4

Landfill foes loseEngland’s House of Commons has a rule: A member may not call another member a liar.During a speech, Winston Churchill said that a member lied, which brought down on Churchill a ...

Letters to the Editor: July 15, 2016

City needs new rec center I’m writing to express my support of a new parks and recreation bond. I was pleased to see the July 5 front page article in the News-Register dreaming of this same thing. ...

Letters to the Editor: July 8, 2016

Abortion not murder Susan Paz’s letter equating abortion with murder deserves a response. Her position presupposes a determination of the controversy over when human life begins. The physiology ...

Letters to the Editor: July 1, 2016

Abortion is murder The right to one’s own life takes precedence over all lesser rights, such as another’s privacy, choice or convenience. Government-sanctioned murder is immoral, and the ...

Letters to the Editor: June 17, 2016

Requiem for an RV park The Mulkey RV Park sign on Highway 18 has been removed, so I guess the park is a thing of the past. I know nothing about the history of the park, except that some have lived there ...

Letters to the Editor: June 10, 2016

Road is a hazard I’m a resident near the intersection of Seventh Street and Duniway Road, and city officials have never posted a speed limit sign to replace the 25 mph sign removed during road widening. On ...

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