Letters to the editor: Nov. 8, 2019

Fueling a climate catastrophe I hope Mr. Sommerfeld is carefully preserving his letters alleging climate change hysteria. The day will come, within the next couple of decades, when even he will begin ...

Letters to the editor: Nov 1, 2019

Language makes a difference Scott Gibson’s Viewpoints column of Oct. 18 describes very important changes needed in treating people with serious mental illness. Scott points out that prisons and ...

Letters to the editor: Oct. 25, 2019

A better way At 400,000, the latest guestimates of the opioid overdose death toll exceeds that of military casualties in all our previous wars except the Civil War. But there are demonstrated ways of ...

Letters to the editor: Oct. 18, 2019

Foreign invaders Jonathan Booth is correct if he is speaking in the past tense. We were a nation of immigrants for many years. Three of my grandparents came in as immigrants — in the legal fashion, ...

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 ...

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