Prineville's Latest Opinions

February 09, 2016

Don't let law enforcement discontent mar this community

by Central Oregonian
Even before the recent conclusion of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation and fatal shooting of LaVoy Finicum, local authorities had detected a growing distrust and disdain for law…
February 05, 2016

Community opposition to Oregon Wild is loud and clear

by Central Oregonian
Throughout the last four meetings on the Oregon Wild’s proposed Ochoco Mountains National Recreation Area, a familiar refrain continually emerged. We don’t want to meet in the middle on your…
February 05, 2016

Leadership changes opens door for county administrator switch

by Gary Goodman
Increasing complexity and size of 23-department county government would benefit from commissioner-administrator model With a new year comes a time to look at better ways to do things, such as…
January 29, 2016

Walden should try to end the Harney standoff

by Tony Ahern
On Jan. 6, four days after the occupation of the refuge in Harney County began, Rep. Greg Walden gave what will likely be the most famous speech of his career. Expecting to speak for about five…
January 22, 2016

Gov. Brown's minimum wage plan is flawed

by Central Oregonian
Sometimes when a public policy initiative gets trashed from opposite ends of the political spectrum, it means the author has found a sensible middle ground. Other times, it means he or she needs…
January 15, 2016

Recreation area proposal does not mix with local residents

by Central Oregonian
It is widely known that oil and water just don’t mix, yet based on the results of the latest Oregon Wild public meeting on the proposed Ochoco Mountains National Recreation Area, one would…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jesse Springer
January 15, 2016

Editorial cartoon

by Jesse Springer
Jesse Springer
January 08, 2016

It's time for local residents to give roundabouts a chance

by Central Oregonian
Ask people how they feel about roundabouts and many will likely tell you that they can’t stand them. That has become evident over the past few years as the City of Prineville has considered the…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Mike Lucas
January 08, 2016

Editorial cartoon

by Mike Lucas
Mike Lucas
December 31, 2015

City and county resolutions we seek for the New Year

by Central Oregonian
Love them or hate them, resolutions have become a part of the American culture as the calendar flips from December to January and a new year begins. Many people will at least give the tradition…

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CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Mike Lucas
Dec 31, 2015

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by Mike Lucas
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CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jesse Springer
Dec 31, 2015

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Dec 24, 2015

Does the COIDC building need to leave Prineville?

by Central Oregonian
It doesn’t exactly come as a surprise to anyone keeping an eye on the status of the Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center, but the facility is officially moving to Redmond after occupying…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Joe Heller
Dec 24, 2015

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by Joe Heller
Joe Heller
Dec 18, 2015

Don't rush to prohibit digital LED signs in Prineville

by Central Oregonian
Whether a candidate is politicking for office or local residents have gathered for a public forum, one sentiment about Prineville and Crook County continually bubbles to the surface. A major…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jesse Springer
Dec 18, 2015

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by Jesse Springer
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