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September 10, 2014

Letters to the editor

by none
Intel story was far from objective I found your article (“Intel deal gets green light,” News-Times, Sept. 3 issue) to be more like a puff piece for Intel than objective reporting. You made no…
September 10, 2014

Coast's economy helps boost entire district

by Deborah Boone
Recently I attended the annual Oregon Coast Economic Summit in Florence, presented by the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus. It was a time to celebrate the many positive things happening in our…
September 10, 2014

County's ballot measure deserves support of voters

by Hillsboro Tribune
There’s a wise old philosophy about maintaining your automobile: “Pay now, or pay more later.” In short, it means if you try to save a few dollars in forgoing oil changes, for example, you’ll…
September 03, 2014

Intel deal made mockery of democratic process

by Russ Dondero
The Intel Strategic Investment Program deal unanimously passed in a joint session of the Washington County Board of Commissioners and the Hillsboro City Council Aug. 26 is a classic backroom…
September 03, 2014

Letters to the editor

by none
Give new senior center director a chance In response to the letter by Daniel Klee in the Aug. 13 issue of the News-Times: If Mr. Klee had spent five minutes in conversation with Raean Johnston,…
September 03, 2014

Hagg Lake visitors must be warned of danger

by Hillsboro Tribune
Unimaginable. Standing at the edge of Hagg Lake near Gaston, the setting is so peaceful and so calm it is all but impossible to understand how four precious members of a Hillsboro family could…
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August 27, 2014

Sheriff promises action in wake of jail incidents

by Pat Garrett
Transparency is one of those buzz words you hear at election time. Taxpayers demand it and elected officials promise it. It can be very difficult to deliver transparency when a negative event…
August 27, 2014

Trouble brewing in the county jailhouse

by Hillsboro Tribune
The bizarre news coming out of the Washington County Jail in the last couple of weeks really sets a new standard for inexplicable behavior. Not one, but two female jail technicians working at…
August 27, 2014

Honoring hard-earned workers' rights

by Callie Vandewiele
It’s a familiar routine: Walking into work, stowing your coat near your desk or in the break room. Nabbing a cup of coffee and then wandering down the hall or across the floor. You clock in, and…
August 20, 2014

Intel places big bet on state's future

by Editorial Board
Intel Corp.’s plan to invest $100 billion in Washington County during the next 30 years resounded like an economic thunderclap. And, like a bolt of economic lightning, the pact offered a jolt to…

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Aug 20, 2014

Letters to the editor

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Senior center problems began before parking incident After reading the article about the Forest Grove Meals on Wheels problem with some volunteers (“Exodus underscores senior center tensions,”…
Aug 20, 2014

We need to know when our food has been modified

by Anne and Rene Berblinger
As Oregon family farmers, we enthusiastically support the ballot measure to label genetically engineered foods. It would help Oregonians tell the difference between locally grown real food and…
Aug 13, 2014

Forest Grove's senior center provides vital services

by Roberta Nickels
I was sorry to read more negative coverage of the Forest Grove Senior & Community Center (“Exodus underscores senior center tensions,” News-Times, Aug. 6 issue). It is such a special place! I…
Aug 13, 2014

Wehby gets tangled in money web

by Hillsboro Tribune
Oregon’s U.S. Senate race between incumbent Sen. Jeff Merkley, a Democrat, and his Republican challenger, Monica Wehby, just got a lot more complicated. In early August, a political action…
Aug 13, 2014

Letters to the editor

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Britches hitched after superintendent’s comments It just hitches my britches when I read another outrageous statement coming out of our superintendent, Dr. Consuelo Curtis. On July 23, she was…
Aug 06, 2014

Bringing a health risk to our shores

by Hillsboro Tribune
Donald Trump is not someone we believe deserves to be listened to. He is strident, insensitive and provocative. Yet like the blind squirrel that does occasionally stumble upon a nut, or the…
Aug 06, 2014

Cast a vote for 'none of above' in governor's race

by Russ Dondero
Oregon voters will have a Catch-22 choice to vote for incumbent Gov. John Kitzhaber for his fourth term or to vote for a relatively unknown Oregon legislator, Dennis Richardson. Richardson is a…
Aug 06, 2014

Letters to the editor

by no byline
Score a win for the bullies of the world Today, Aug. 1, is the day Dream Girls Espresso closes in Forest Grove. And with that, you can officially score another win for the bullies of the world.…
Jul 30, 2014

How dense can we get?

by John Schrag
When Gordon Root met with a group of nervous neighbors last September, he arrived in a pair of cowboy boots and matching bravado. Root had swaggered in from Lake Oswego, the latest out-of-town…
Jul 30, 2014

Saying goodbye to the burger

by David Roza
I’ll say this right away: I love cheeseburgers. Eating a cheeseburger is like biting into a savory storybook of textures, tastes and time-told traditional American cuisine. It starts with the…



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