Letters to the Editor: March 18, 2022

Deserve better I represent the Rural Engagement Project, a non-partisan voter education organization dedicated to increasing quality of life in rural Oregon and holding public servants accountable. We’ve ...

Letters to the Editor: March 11, 2022

Lacking in character As one who is adamantly opposed to the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, as it is presently planned, you might think I would be supporting Commissioner Berschauer in the recall election. ...

Letters to the Editor: March 4, 2022

Costing us millions My wife and I moved to Amity a couple of years ago for family and personal reasons, after seeing the population of our county in Washington double. We were looking for rural, friendly ...

Letters to the Editor: February 25, 2022

Character assassination Do the ends justify the means? Do political ends justify ruining people’s lives and destroying the community? What about trampling the rights of a child? For the last six ...

Letters to the Editor: February 18, 2022

Fair, not free We should aspire to Fair Trade, not Free Trade. Fair Trade is when both partners gain, not just one. For example, England has historically imported raw material from other nations in exchange ...

Letters To The Editor: February 11, 2022

No performance venue In your recent editorial on the 129-page project report from the MacPAC committee, on which I serve, you inadvertently overlooked what wasn't there. For almost 10 years, the McMinnville ...

Letters to the Editor: Feb. 4, 2022

Lucky to have her Having watched the recent Yamhill County Board of Commissioners meeting, I am very thankful for the leadership provided by Lindsey Manfrin, the director of Yamhill County Health and ...

Letters to the Editor: January 21, 2022

Sunday sandwiches Maybe you didn’t know that your hungry neighbors have been getting brown bag lunches every Sunday since June because of a small group of dedicated individuals, lots of donations, ...

Letters to the Editor: January 14, 2022

Home cures galore Thank you, Commissioners Starrett and Berschauer, for demanding home-treatment alternatives to evidence-based, scientific public health information on the county website. It’s ...

Letters to the Editor: January 7, 2022

Not acceptable Our rural home accesses the internet only through very expensive satellite services. So we were excited to learn that money was being spent to increase reasonable cost internet services ...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 31, 2021

Protection needed As the vociferous agitator who inspired Rep. Ron Noble to introduce HB 3200, I feel compelled to comment on Yamhill County’s failure to regulate marijuana processing. HB 3200 ...

Letters to the Editor: December 24, 2021

Just the beginning After reading, “Commissioners decline to address marijuana processing restrictions,” I felt it was important to note affected citizens have been meeting with commissioners ...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 17, 2021

Parks need help As a member of the Parks Advisory Board, I too lament the sad history of Yamhill County parks and hope to encourage our commissioners to do better. The new master plan, the first in 10 ...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 10, 2021

Feed the good wolf A recent writer objects to children being exposed to political or other ideologies in schools. In fact, children are continuously subjected or exposed to varied ideologies, opinions ...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 3, 2021

Reopen meetings I urge the city council and county board of commissioners to resume meetings the public can attend in person. I completely agreed with the remote format before we had vaccines for COVID. ...