Letters to the editor: Nov. 27, 2020

Saving farms and forests We need to set the record straight with the News-Register. Last week’s editorial incorrectly stated that the city of McMinnville‘s proposed urban growth boundary ...

Letters to the editor: Nov. 20, 2020

Trump treated badly The recent column by Matthew Meador demonstrates a profound disconnect from reality. Conservatives had to endure four years of unrelenting, unsubstantiated propaganda that Russia ...

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 13, 2020

A better place I watched President-elect Biden’s speech Saturday evening, and was reassured that he is a caring and compassionate person. This was confirmed for me when I learned that Major, one ...

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 6, 2020

Maskless at Fairgrounds I will be making a report to the Yamhill County Health Department and Oregon Health Authority about the Collectors West Gun & Knife Show held last weekend at the Yamhill County ...

Letters to the editor: Oct. 30, 2020

Decision time in Carlton What should Carlton’s government look like? You can answer that by voting. Three new council candidates offered their concerns and goals for Carlton in the voters’ ...

Letters to the editor: Oct. 23, 2020

Effective contributor Tynan Pierce has filed to run against Adam Garvin for a Ward 3 seat on the city council. Mr. Pierce cites frustration with how the city is operating and barriers to community participation ...

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 16, 2020

The invisible man Votes are precious. Choose wisely. We elect legislators to debate blls with colleagues on all sides, then vote on the record, regardless of the chances of prevailing. Sen. Brian Boquist ...

Letters to the editor: Oct. 9, 2020

No hidden agendas I’m endorsing the re-election of Mayor Scott Hill. I’ve known Mayor Hill for more than 35 years now, and have always been impressed by his dedication to the city of McMinnville ...

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 2, 2020

National crisis point Our president has declined to assure us he would accept the results of the Nov. 3 election. It’s the first time in more than 200 years of democracy. His words were, “We’re ...

Letters to the editor: Sept. 25, 2020

Stranded in Mac I’m visually impaired, so I don’t drive. On Sept. 11, I took the bus to McMinnville. After finishing my business, I waited at the stop for the return bus to Carlton, but it ...

Letters to the editor: Sept. 18, 2020

Grateful evacuees As evacuees from the Echo Mountain Complex Fire in Otis, we would like to thank McMinnville Motel 6 Manager Brooke and her kind staff for accommodating us. They went out of their way ...

Letters to the editor: Sept. 11, 2020

Postal slowdown Lately in the new, there has been much about the federal government changing the operation of the U.S. Postal Service.  If one of  the goals is to slow down mail service, there ...

Letters to the editor: Sept. 4, 2020

Time to move on I was really upset by statistics Tom Henderson listed in his Viewpoints article about the Willamina protest, appearing in the Aug. 21 issue. Vanport was one of many communities built ...

Letters to the editor: Aug. 28, 2020

Keep the trees I am eight. I have lived in McMinnville my whole life. I was upset and angry when I saw the trees on Baker Creek torn down. Those trees have their own lives. Please find ways to keep our ...

Letters to the editor: Aug. 21, 2020

We must stand united I wear a mask and avoid crowds out of respect and concern for the well-being of others. I do so not to protect myself, but to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus from me to others, ...

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