Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

Jesse Springer

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

Joe Heller

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

Joe Heller

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

Jesse Springer

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

Jesse Springer


Prineville's Latest Opinions

June 21, 2016

Our opinion: Governor needs to oppose gross receipts tax

by Editorial Board
Kate Brown needs to demonstrate she is the governor for all of Oregon, and not just a leader for the public employee unions. It is past time for Brown to step in and oppose the latest attempt to…
June 21, 2016

Have fun, but be safe this Roundup Week

by Central Oregonian
The Western-themed painting on local storefront windows and appearance of hay bales outside local businesses has signaled what many in Crook County knew is coming this week. The Crooked River…
June 21, 2016

Elective fee cuts the right call for school district

by Central Oregonian
The word “fee” might as well be a curse word as far as some people are concerned. They are not popular among those who have to pay them and they are often viewed as unnecessary or even a money…


June 21, 2016

Time to take a stand for Oregon

by Editorial Board
It is time for Gov. Brown to take command and stop Initiative Petition 28 Kate Brown needs to demonstrate she is the governor for all of Oregon, and not just a leader for the public employee…
June 17, 2016

Our opinion: Kate Brown snubs voters and tradition with debate…

by Editorial Board
Oregon’s newspapers — which are read either in print or online by virtually every active voter in the state — have a longstanding election-year tradition of inviting the two major candidates for…
June 14, 2016

Muhammad: Did he even invent rap music?

by Tony Ahern
No athlete, very few people, made a greater impact on today's society Muhammad Ali. Not only was he before his time, he largely created the time that followed him. In an era when the standard…
June 07, 2016

Fire safety lesson still bears repeating

by Central Oregonian
While most of us were growing up, there were certain lessons or reminders that our parents gave us that likely provoked some eye-rolling or exasperated sighs as if to say, “Seriously, you think…
May 31, 2016

Tax would hurt those it aims to help

by Editorial Board
A new analysis by state economists should make public employees think twice about the harm they'd do to low-income Oregonians if the unions and their backers succeed in pushing through a gross…
May 31, 2016

Graduates, embrace flexibility

by Jason Chaney
Focus on your goals, but expect life to take you down some unexpected paths along the way As I sit here and see another class getting ready to graduate from Crook County High School, I think…
May 26, 2016

Our Opinion: Gross receipts tax would only hurt those it aims to…

by Editorial Board
A new analysis by state economists should make public employees think twice about the harm they’d do to low-income Oregonians if the unions and their backers succeed in pushing through a gross…

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May 24, 2016

Could citizen group help with drug problem?

by Central Oregonian
Crook County has a drug problem. The issue has repeatedly surfaced with ongoing arrests that are either directly related to trafficking and personal use, or to theft and other crimes where drugs…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Joe Heller
May 24, 2016

Editorial cartoon

by Joe Heller
Joe Heller
May 17, 2016

Citizens have stepped up admirably of late

by Central Oregonian
Those who regularly read our opinion page and its editorials, such as the one you are reading right now, have likely noticed a recurring theme of urging citizens to get involved in the…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jesse Springer
May 17, 2016

Editorial cartoon

by Jesse Springer
Jesse Springer
May 10, 2016

Data centers don't need to pay for a new pool or jail

by Central Oregonian
We at the Central Oregonian frequently field suggestions from members of the citizenry that the community ask more from its new tech company neighbors up the hill. As residents work to find…
May 03, 2016

Willingness to run for office deserves voters' respect

by Central Oregonian
As you observe the scrutiny candidates from the local to the national level undergo, or dissect characteristics and qualifications of public office hopefuls, ask yourself, would you be willing…