Editorial Cartoons

Selected editorial cartoon from the News-Register Viewpoints section.

Jeb Bladine: Try to remember: ‘Presumed innocent’

Local financier J.W. Millegan will appear in U.S. District Court next week to answer federal charges that he systematically cheated investors and hid ill-gotten gains from the IRS. Whatchamacolumn Jeb ...

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Charter options limited only by our collective imagination

“Besides the sun, our creativity is the other essentially unlimited resource on the planet.” — contemporary American writer and ecologist Starhawk. Guest Writer Casey Kulla ...

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Community finds its fortune in shared web of connectivity

For 30 years, this space has featured variations of our long-running “Shop Local” crusade. We still have a passion for supporting local businesses, but this year our message is one even more ...

Jeb Bladine: Cell phone comment was ahead of its time

Many online forums are snake pits of rude and abusive commentary. In contrast, we’ve come to appreciate the reader comments on our newspaper website articles. Whatchamacolumn Jeb Bladine ...

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Thankfully, Thanksgiving demands lots of time, toil

True confession time: I don’t like turkey. Guest Writer Eric Schuck knows his way around a poultry processing plant, which may help explain his holiday preference for ham He also holds ...

Jeb Bladine: Polarization thrives in American politics

Public impeachment hearings this week dominated national news, the Democratic presidential candidate debate and front pages of media outlets around the world. The drama appears headed toward U.S. House ...

Is it too late to save the Everglades?

By WILLIAM NUTTER Of the University of Maryland The Everglades encompasses a vast network of subtropical freshwater wetland and estuarine ecosystem that once spanned the length and breadth of southern ...

Jeb Bladine: Football still popular as player-count falls

It’s mid-Fall, and football teams at every level are trying to stretch out their seasons. But as the New York Times reported this week, player counts are steadily dwindling in what still is America’s ...

Nixon first to court foreign interference

By KEN HUGHES Of the University of Virginia Whatever Donald Trump does, Richard Nixon usually did it first and better. Nixon got a foreign government’s help to win a presidential election more ...

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Coordinated health care serves entire community

The most valuable, lasting change for communities often comes from the thoughts and dreams of local people who are invested and inspired. And such is the case with the community-rooted health care model ...

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Historic hardwood re-emerging in local market

Oregon’s Willamette Valley was once carpeted with towering oak trees. But there was virtually no market for hardwood logs. Guest Writer Guest writer Ben Deumling launched the Zena Forest ...

Memorial still missing 405 photos

By Brian Allfrey Of the Utah Press Association As we approach Veteran’s Day, I would like to share two very important numbers — 58,276 and 405. As of Memorial Day, 2019, there are ...

Looking back at Veterans Day 1969

By STEVE BATES Of the Vietnam War Memorial Fund On Nov. 11, 1969, Operation Fulton Square in the Quang Tri Province was in full force, with the assistance of the 1st Marine Division, 101st Airborne Division ...

Transparency wins the day in Newberg

Kudos to Newberg City Council for striking a mighty blow on behalf of government transparency. Whatchamacolumn Jeb Bladine is president and publisher of the News-Register. > See his column This ...

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