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, ...

Letters to the editor: Aug. 14, 2020

No need to stress Kudos to our local DMV. I was impressed with my visit to our local DMV office last week. When I heard the office was going to reopen, I scheduled an appointment online. It was easy. I ...

Letters to the editor: Aug. 7, 2020

Action required Please help us understand why this carnage in Portland — the burning of structures, destroying of statues and so forth — is not addressed by state and local officials. Yes, ...

Letters to the editor: July 31, 2020

Missing an opportunity We have recently adopted McMinnville, after living in Minnesota for more than 30 years. This is an extraordinary part of the country and we feel so blessed to now call it home. Yet, ...

Letters to the editor: July 24, 2020

Better info please I am concerned about the treatment of our teachers as we plan for reopening schools this fall. We need better communication from the McMinnville School District about specific plans ...

Letters to the Editor: July 17, 2020

A real stunner On July 9, The Oregonian ran an opinion piece from The Washington Post headlined, “Mischaracterization of speech is not an anomaly.” It was a real stunner coming from such liberal ...

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