Letters to the editor: Jan. 23, 2020

Cuffed without cause I have lived in McMinnville for more than 40 years, and am very concerned about the lack of local police transparency. I am speaking out of personal experience, after having two McMinnville ...

Letters to the Editor: January 17, 2020

Nothing but the best Reading your editorial on our local Willamette Valley Medical Center might make some folks reluctant to seek treatment there. As a recent patient, I want to go on the record: I received ...

Letters to the editor: Jan. 10, 2020

Slow the growth The future of McMinnville is in the control of those with a bulldoze-and-build mentality. They are intent on creating new subdivisions with hundreds of homes. The official line is that ...

Letters to the editor: Jan. 2, 2020

Our democracy in peril Mr. Henderson’s column, citing Upton Sinclair’s “It Can’t Happen Here,” was a stark reminder of the perils of this presidency and the lessons history ...

Letters to the editor: Dec. 27, 2019

Account fell badly short As one of the organizers of the Defend Democracy protest held last week, I would like to set the record straight. The News-Register article does not accurately reflect either ...

Letters to the editor: Dec. 19, 2019

Amazing community A little more than three years ago, my wife, Carol, and I relocated to Oregon. After quite a bit of soul-searching, we decided to make our home in McMinnville. Time and again, our decision ...

Letters to the editor: Dec. 13, 2019

Mission deserves better I have volunteered at the Yamhill County Gospel Rescue Mission in the past, and have seen how compassionate and caring the staff is first hand. Yes, there are rules. The staff ...

Letters to the editor: Dec. 6, 2019

Not the least Christ-like I was dismayed last week to read in The Atlantic that some leading evangelicals and religious leaders believe this nation’s sitting president is a product of divine providence ...

Letters to the editor: Nov. 29, 2019

Where’s the compassion? In response to the criticism directed at the homeless shelter: I agree there is a problem. Last winter, I reached out to a homeless woman with mental health issues. She ...

Letters to the editor: Nov. 21, 2019

Different standards of justice A recent news story about the conviction of Donald Trump crony Roger Stone speculated about what his sentence might be. The article said it would probably be short, possibly ...

Letters to the editor: Nov. 14, 2019

Our troubled planet There were two significant developments on the climate change front last week. On Nov. 4, President Trump, who has called global warming “a total and very expensive hoax,” ...

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, ...

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