Letters to the editor: April 30, 2021

Support the nurses Have you ever been in the hospital? How about your child, parent or grandparent? Nurses are the ones who give them the medications they need, monitor them for changes that need intervention, ...

Letters to the editor: April 23, 2021

Balance and truth I am constantly embarrassed at the editorial pages of my local newspaper. The editors’ distinct bias against and barely hidden hatred of more than half of Yamhill County’s ...

Letters to the editor: April 16, 2021

Threat to democracy I was happy to hear that Major League Baseball is pulling its All-Star Game out of Georgia in retaliation for that state’s new and very restrictive voting law. When laws like ...

Letters to the editor: April 2, 2021

County comes through I have been very critical of the COVID vaccine rollout in Yamhill County, but now I want to retract. While I think the county got off to a slow start, it has caught up. The difference ...

Letters to the editor: March 26, 2021

Other perspectives After reading the many Viewpoints submissions concerning the future of our country, I wanted to praise those who spoke about kindness, gifts of spring, support for our Constitution ...

Letters to the editor: March 19, 2021

Surge in misuse There have been several letters written about county commissioners and gun control. I thought I would find what’s up these days. I did a quick investigation and found the following: At ...

Letters to the editor: March 12, 2021

No to fanaticism Reading all the letters for and against the declaration of Yamhill County as a gun sanctuary, I found one aspect of the issue wasn’t being discussed — the liability the county ...

Letters to the editor: March 5, 2021

Noise deafening I was saddened to read the major difficulties the restaurants are dealing with. But let me tell you about a lunch we had outside on Third Street yesterday with family members from Portland ...

Letters to the editor: Feb. 26, 2021

Arming up not answer The push to create a gun sanctuary in Yamhill County isn’t as much about the Second Amendment as it is about the arming of America. Our country is awash in guns. We are not ...

Letters to the editor: Feb. 19, 2021

An enduring romance Just a great story about Roz and Bernie Turner on the occasion of their 69th wedding anniversary. I cannot say I ever met Roz, but I remember my brief encounters with Bernie very ...

Letters to the editor: Feb. 12, 2021

The good professor Is the good professor now a guest writer? I’m referring to Steve Rutledge of course. He’s a real lefty. And, of course, he bashed Trump. The professor likes to tout his ...

Letters to the editor: Feb. 5, 2021

Seniors slighted It’s so very confusing why Gov. Kate Brown decided to not distribute the COVID vaccine to our senior community as a priority. For many months, we have listened to the governor ...

Letters to the editor: Jan. 29, 2021

Celebration of hate While walking my dog in McMinnville one morning last week, I passed a house with a “Trump 2020” banner on the garage. Below the “Trump 2020” was the statement, ...

Letters to the editor: Jan. 22, 2021

Something better awaits Thank you, News Register, for providing space for my guest column of Jan 8. It seems to have provoked some thought, as I have received both supportive and critical comments. Many ...

Letters to the editor: Jan. 15, 2021

Taking a stand In this country, there is no shortage of opinions about where our priorities should lie on the many issues that face our nation. Nor is there any shortage of beliefs that underlie those ...

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