Letters to the editor: Oct. 11, 2019

Keep measure in place Earlier this year, I was approached downtown to sign the Oregon Health Care Association petition. It is aimed at repealing the city ordinance that protects nursing home residents ...

Letters to the editor: Oct. 4, 2019

Care center fees working I was appointed to McMinnville’s city budget committee a number of years ago, and enjoyed serving. Each spring, we would receive a budget document of several hundred pages ...

Letters to the editor: Sept. 27, 2019

Going plant-based As a bit of an animal lover, I have been scouring the Internet for some special occasion celebrating animals. I came across an international observance called a “day for animals,” ...

Letters to the editor: Sept 20, 2019

Time for action on guns I appreciated Scott Schieber taking the time from his practice and his new life in New Zealand to compose a guest editorial about gun violence in America. It was one of the best ...

Letters to the editor: Sept. 13, 2019

Resist the growth imperative The News-Register has carried several recent stories on future economic development. One cites a study calling for more big box stores and restaurants. Another quotes officials ...

Letters to the editor: Sept. 6, 2019

Trump ravages EPA On March 3, 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump expressed his wish to get rid of the Environmental Protection Agency. Since winning the election, he has tried to undermine it in every ...

Letters to the editor: Aug. 30, 2019

Awash in red ink Fiscal responsibility is a standard Republican talking point. Unfortunately, it is only that — a talking point. Every Republican president in the last half-century has operated ...

Letters to the editor: Aug. 23, 2019

Not my leader Agents of ICE are completely out of control. They question people without demonstrating probable cause, producing a warrant or even identifying themselves as agents of the federal government. ...

Letters to the editor: Aug. 16, 2019

A new low Gun violence seems to have brought our nation to a new low. Other countries are now issuing warnings about the dangers of traveling to the U.S.   We should be ashamed that this is happening ...

Letters to the editor: Aug. 9, 2019

Ensuring equal treatment Open letter to the Yamhill County commissioners: I am writing to urge you to approve the diversity and equity training being requested for the county’s Health and Human ...

Letters to the editor: Aug. 1, 2019

Division threatens democracy In contrast to a recent letter to Viewpoints that complained about the “same old liberal drivel,” I am thrilled to be able to read liberal drivel. For me, it beats ...

Letters to the editor: July 26, 2019

Global reforestation Now that the threat of cap and trade for a non-industrial state like Oregon is over — for now — I propose something our state could do to measurably reduce global atmospheric ...

Letters to the editor: July 19, 2019

Abominable actions Sen. Brian Boquist’s actions concerning the legislation addressing climate change, and the support for those actions, are abominable. The indifference to climate change has been ...

Letters to the Editor: July 12, 2019

Democrats running rampant As the power-hungry Democratic supermajority in Oregon runs rampant, Republicans are standing up and waging a fight. GOP Sen. Brian Boquist is one of the few legislators working ...

Letters to the editor: July 5, 2019

Closing the opportunity gap Yamhill County is facing an opportunity gap: More than 24% of Yamhill County children live in poverty, come from families where employment is unstable and/or lack access to ...

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