Letters to the editor: June 7, 2019

News or opinion? Tom Henderson’s Viewpoints article, “A threat to the free Flow of information,” was lengthy and convoluted. I read the article three times to decipher its intent. If ...

Letters to the editor: May 31, 2019

Don’t demonize the patient The Oregon Health Authority has rescinded a directive to doctors that all patients receiving opioids for chronic pain conditions, such as back and neck pain, be tapered ...

Letters to the editor: May 24, 2019

Rubber stamp for staff? Having just completed my first participation in a contested zoning matter before the McMinnville Planning Commission, I am sharing my observations for those in a similar position ...

Letters to the editor: May 17, 2019

A headache in the making I have mixed feelings about an air show at our municipal airport. Would it bring revenue to our community? Absolutely! Would it be a fun three-day event? Absolutely! However, ...

Letters to the editor: May 10, 2019

A grateful patient Having read a recent letter critical of the Willamette Valley Medical Center, I felt I should write about my own recent experience, which was caring, professional and humane. In February, ...

Letters to the editor: May 3, 2019

Save our wetlands It was frustrating to read about the debate going on over the proposed developments along Baker Creek. I remember opposing all that w-a-a-a-y back, years ago, when it was a Jones development. The ...

Letters to the editor: April 26, 2019

Think Tank offers ideas Concerned as many of us are for our community’s increasing homeless crisis, members of the Yamhill County Democratic Think Tank discussed the issue at our April meeting and ...

Letters to the editor: April 19, 2019

Forsake the barbarism Thanks to the News Register for its April 4 editorial supporting SB 1013, which would limit death penalty cases to acts of terrorism. Thanks also to Rep. Ron Noble for supporting ...

Letters to the editor: April 12, 2019

Hard decision to make Thank you for bringing readers current facts, and potentialities, as to the possible need to expand low-income housing in McMinnville. (April 5 editorial, “Housing crisis is ...

Letters to the editor: April 5, 2019

Vaccination only way to go? Relative to the recent comment by Mr. Griffith about my credentials as an “unlicensed chiropractic doctor,” I submit the following for News-Register readers. I ...

Letters to the editor: March 29, 2019

No laughing matter I am a student at McMinnville High School. I wanted to bring to your attention the worry some students and parents have on school threats. High school kids do joke around about “shooting ...

Letters to the editor: March 22, 2019

Expand county commission I’m pleased to see Commissioner Casey Kulla is holding meetings around the county focusing on a five-member board of commissioners. When I first moved to McMinnville in ...

Letters to the editor: March 15, 2019

Bill threatens timber industry An open letter to the Yamhill County commissioners: My name is Jim LeTourneux, owner of Tripletree LLC, a family-owned timber farm in West County. I’m a silviculturalist ...

Letters to the editor: March 8, 2019

Stand for free choice In response to the article “Oregon duty-bound to tighten vaccination law,” I would like to add a few additional facts. First, infectious diseases had declined by nearly ...

Letters to the editor: March 1, 2019

Mill doing all it can As an environmental activist, I am seriously concerned about the extreme weather conditions we are experiencing. It is vital that all of us come together to seek common-sense solutions. In ...

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