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; ...

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 ...

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