Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

Jesse Springer

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

Mike Lucas

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

Jesse Springer

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

Mike Lucas


Prineville's Latest Opinions

August 21, 2015

Take time to check out the new school

by Central Oregonian
We have reported frequently over the past year on all of the changes taking place in Prineville. Not only is a new hospital going in that will open late next month, the community is finally…
August 18, 2015

Local officials: Shining examples of above and beyond

by Central Oregonian
There are government officials who go the extra mile in cities and towns all over the nation. But these people seem to stick out all the more in rural towns compared to their urban counterparts,…
August 07, 2015

Improvements to fair deserve public support

by Central Oregonian
It wasn’t long ago that people questioned each year whether the Crook County Fair would feature a carnival. At times in the not-too-distant past, the fair was sadly underwhelming with vendors…
July 31, 2015

Legal pot puts local agencies in a tough spot

by Central Oregonian
It’s no secret that marijuana legalization has created controversy in Crook County. Even before the events of the past year, presence of the drug in a retail environment raised concerns among…
July 31, 2015

Tom, were the '70s really that bad?

by Tony Ahern
'The Seventies' is putting a major hurt on my 'Golden Decade' theory, especially in shadow of 'The Sixties' The Golden Seventies. That’s what I like to refer to them as, usually as a comeback on…
July 24, 2015

Weekend wrecks underscore importance of driver safety

by Central Oregonian
Over the past weekend, three accidents occurred in the Crook County area that involved young drivers, one of which tragically ended in a fatality. Each accident came as the result of a young…
July 17, 2015

Partisanship in Salem harms everyone statewide

by Central Oregonian
If there is one thing that citizens and lawmakers alike gripe about most regarding government, it is the inability to get work done for the good of the public because of partisan politics. This…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Mike Lucas
July 17, 2015

Editorial cartoon

by Mike Lucas
Mike Lucas
July 10, 2015

Air quality plan is not a government overreach

by Central Oregonian
Over the past few years, discussions have taken place among state and federal lawmakers regarding ways to improve air quality. Those discussions have included new requirements for wood stoves…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Mike Lucas
July 10, 2015

Editorial cartoon

by Mike Lucas
Mike Lucas

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Jul 02, 2015

We need to treat water like a precious resource

by Central Oregonian
Before the current heat wave ever arrived in Crook County, the community was already bracing itself for a hot, dry summer where water was scarce. Back in early April, due to a practically…
Jul 02, 2015

If firefighters say something is hot, you better believe them

by Jason Chaney
The Crook County Fire and Rescue's chili left me in a world of hurt and with a renewed respect for spicy food warnings Sometimes in life, I have those moments where a potentially bad idea is…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jesse Springer
Jul 02, 2015

Editorial cartoon

by Jesse Springer
Jesse Springer



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