Letters to the editor: 052220

What about judicial races? Few citizens of Yamhill County appreciate what a rare privilege Judge Jennifer Chapman and her opponent Lisle Miller gave them last election. These two talented, eminently qualified ...

Letters to the editor: May 15, 2020

Help ones most in need The coronavirus is a good teacher about the excesses of our American society. Many of us seem to ignore or take for granted advantages that most people living in the world will ...

Letters to the editor: May 8, 2020

Fighting in SalemMy family, being African American, is considered the biggest minority in our county. We account for a super small percentage of the population. Within the past several years, our ...

Letters to the editor: May 1, 2020

Farm roots and values I have had the privilege of knowing Barbara Boyer since my husband and I relocated to Yamhill County about 14 years ago. Barbara has deep roots to the land she has farmed with her ...

Letters to the editor: April 24, 2020

Unsung heroesMany members of our community have written to thank all the people who are helping to keep us healthy.I would like to add one more group — the people who work to keep our water clean ...

Letters to the editor: April 17, 2020

Use for cars, not bikes If the lame duck commissioner was as interested in the rights of the people of Yamhill County as he seems to be for the welfare of Ken Wright, this whole rail-to-trail meeting ...

Letters to the editor: April 10, 2020

Rerouting makes sense My mother remembered when Highway 47, built in the late 1920s, divided the family’s now Century Farm into two sections. It was, of course, not the most efficient from a farming ...

Letters to the editor: April 3, 2020

Checks to charity With the arrival of assistance checks from the federal government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, comes an opportunity. Many people in our county will need to put this money to ...

Letters to the editor: March 26, 2020

All in this together As we navigate these difficult days, let’s give a word of thanks not only to the dedicated and stressed health care professionals, but also to others helping our community. Take ...

Letters to the editor: March 20, 2020

Enjoy great outdoors We are very fortunate to live in Oregon, and even more so now, in a time of quarantine. While so much of the rest of the country is cramming into enclosed spaces, we can quarantine ...

Letters to the editor: March 6, 2020

Our turn in November At a time when our state is more divided than ever, all Democratic lawmakers seem to care about is shoving through Gov. Kate Brown’s cap and trade during the short session. They ...

Letters to the editor: Feb. 28, 2020

Above the law? It appears President Trump is trying to subvert the country’s justice system for his own purposes. The president is trying to convince officials like the attorney general of the ...

Letters to the editor: Feb. 21, 2020

Opportunities for Oregon On Wednesday, the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce submitted written testimony to the House Revenue Committee in opposition to HB 4010, which would disconnect Oregon from ...

Letters to the editor: Feb. 14, 2020

Clearing up misconceptions I was the person who contacted the News-Register about the listing for a property that had been used to produce child pornography. I read the article’s online comments ...

Letters to the editor: Feb. 7, 2020

Lacking legal precision I think there’s one thing that people can agree on about the recent House impeachment and Senate trial. The whole process seems to be vague and poorly defined. It lacks ...

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