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Turkey Rama for the birds When will the appropriate people finally admit that Turkey Rama no longer represents this community?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 ...

Letters to the Editor: June 3, 2016

‘Dumped’ headline fits I saw in the News-Register that a few people did not like the words used pertaining to County Commissioner Allen Springer being “dumped.” Frankly, the headline ...

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 ...

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