Letters to the Editor: Feb. 24, 2017

Letters by John Kowollk, John Moehl, Gene White, Laycee Grauer, Gayle Campbell, Tony Roder, Mike Nakamura, Scott Gobson and Fred Fawcett

Letters to the Editor: Feb. 17, 2017

Bag the ban I have been following the McMinnville proposed ban on plastic bags. Yes, the environmental issues concern me. I use plastic bags several times after bringing them home. All items we bring ...

Letters to the Editor: Feb. 10, 2017

Appreciate library Growing up, I had the privilege of having a parent who worked as a librarian at the McMinnville Public Library. On days I didn’t have after school events, I’d walk, usually ...

Letters to the Editor: Feb. 3, 2017

Letters by Anita VanDatta, Elizabeth DeVisser, Adrianne Santina, Vyrle Owens, Emily Kerrigan, Ron Morton, Robert Wilson, Robert Porath and Fred Fawcett.

Letters to the Editor: Jan. 20, 2017

Clear roads I’d just like to say how extremely satisfied I am with the city services during the recent snowfall. Roads were cleared, utilities were taken care of, emergency services were up and ...

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 ...

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