Letters to the Editor: July 12, 2019

Democrats running rampant As the power-hungry Democratic supermajority in Oregon runs rampant, Republicans are standing up and waging a fight. GOP Sen. Brian Boquist is one of the few legislators working ...

Letters to the editor: July 5, 2019

Closing the opportunity gap Yamhill County is facing an opportunity gap: More than 24% of Yamhill County children live in poverty, come from families where employment is unstable and/or lack access to ...

Letters to the editor: June 28, 2019

Single-payer the answer Thank you for your editorial on the lack of oversight in the senior care industry. It is one of the reasons I tell my kids: “Don’t grow old. There’s no future ...

Letters to the editor: June 21, 2019

School support gratifying The last few months have provided many examples of the commitment of members of our generous community to the success of students attending our schools. Individuals and ...

Letters to the editor: June 14, 2019

Gather up in arms of love Mr. Randy Johnson objects (Readers Forum of May 17) to an analogy I supposedly drew between economic conditions in 18th century London and 21st century McMinnville. The problem ...

Letters to the editor: June 7, 2019

News or opinion? Tom Henderson’s Viewpoints article, “A threat to the free Flow of information,” was lengthy and convoluted. I read the article three times to decipher its intent. If ...

Letters to the editor: May 31, 2019

Don’t demonize the patient The Oregon Health Authority has rescinded a directive to doctors that all patients receiving opioids for chronic pain conditions, such as back and neck pain, be tapered ...

Letters to the editor: May 24, 2019

Rubber stamp for staff? Having just completed my first participation in a contested zoning matter before the McMinnville Planning Commission, I am sharing my observations for those in a similar position ...

Letters to the editor: May 17, 2019

A headache in the making I have mixed feelings about an air show at our municipal airport. Would it bring revenue to our community? Absolutely! Would it be a fun three-day event? Absolutely! However, ...

Letters to the editor: May 10, 2019

A grateful patient Having read a recent letter critical of the Willamette Valley Medical Center, I felt I should write about my own recent experience, which was caring, professional and humane. In February, ...

Letters to the editor: May 3, 2019

Save our wetlands It was frustrating to read about the debate going on over the proposed developments along Baker Creek. I remember opposing all that w-a-a-a-y back, years ago, when it was a Jones development. The ...

Letters to the editor: April 26, 2019

Think Tank offers ideas Concerned as many of us are for our community’s increasing homeless crisis, members of the Yamhill County Democratic Think Tank discussed the issue at our April meeting and ...

Letters to the editor: April 19, 2019

Forsake the barbarism Thanks to the News Register for its April 4 editorial supporting SB 1013, which would limit death penalty cases to acts of terrorism. Thanks also to Rep. Ron Noble for supporting ...

Letters to the editor: April 12, 2019

Hard decision to make Thank you for bringing readers current facts, and potentialities, as to the possible need to expand low-income housing in McMinnville. (April 5 editorial, “Housing crisis is ...

Letters to the editor: April 5, 2019

Vaccination only way to go? Relative to the recent comment by Mr. Griffith about my credentials as an “unlicensed chiropractic doctor,” I submit the following for News-Register readers. I ...

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