April 23 letters to the editor

Allen Springer is a fine county commissioner To the editor: I would like to let the Yamhill...

Lack of investment in Bald Peak State Park the real story

Lack of investment in Bald Peak State Park the real story

Lack of resources means the park is not being used for what it was intended for I applaud Mr....

In our opinion: Svenson will pick up where Crabtree leaves off

In our opinion: Svenson will pick up where Crabtree leaves off

The trio of candidates for sheriff are strong, but operations captain better suited to job When...

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April 9 editorial
April 09, 2014

In our opinion: Bridges, Peralta have the skills to serve county…

by Gary Allen
Position 3 and Position 1 candidates receive endorsement of community editorial board The Newberg Graphic community editorial board is endorsing Debra Bridges (Position 3) and Sal Peralta…
April 16 editorial
April 15, 2014

In our opinion: Jensen gets editorial boards nod in District 25…

by Gary Allen
Neither candidate in the Republican primary are particularly suited for position In the race for the primary for the House District 25 seat, Republican voters are faced with a conundrum: there…
April 16 guest opinion
April 15, 2014

The best government Big Money can buy

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Supreme Courts decision a blow to democracy, fairness in politics The Supreme Court has done it again. By a 5-4 vote, with the court’s five Republican appointees on one side and the four…
April 9 letters to the editor
April 09, 2014

April 9 Letters to the Editor

by Gary Allen
Jensen has the skills to be a good state representative To the editor: Barbara Jensen has been a close friend of mine for the past 10 years. She embodies so many qualities that would make for a…
April 9 guest opinion
April 09, 2014

Who are my heroes? The Newberg Fire Department

by Gary Allen
Not too often does the Newberg area have a significant snowfall, but on Feb. 6-9 the white fluffy stuff and ice managed to drop 10 inches in our midst, posing many problems as I am a dialysis…
April 16 letters to the editor
April 15, 2014

April 16 Letters to the Editor

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Dialysis, transplants are keeping many people alive To the editor: Had kidney dialysis not yet been developed, my wife Wanda would have died in the summer of 1996. Had kidney transplants not…
April 2 editorial
April 02, 2014

In our opinion: Dr. Kitzhaber -- Heal Cover Oregon

by Gary Allen
Heads have been rolling at the state capital since Gov. John Kitzhaber released an independent assessment of Cover Oregon in mid-March. If the Cover Oregon board agrees with Kitzhaber’s request…
April 2 guest opinion
April 02, 2014

Fighting sprawl and preserving farmland

by Gary Allen
States land-use system isnt broken, its standing in the way of unchecked development Go to the intersection of Helvetia Road and West Union Road, north of U.S. Highway 26 in Washington County.…
April 2 letters to the editor
April 02, 2014

April 2 letters to the editor

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Youngster looking for help tracking down family To the editor: My name is Mike La Rondelle and I am doing family research on my mom’s side of the family. I am looking for information on Joseph…
March 26 guest opinion
March 26, 2014

Twenty-five years later, Web is still changing the world

by Gary Allen
Twenty five years! Wait, what? It’s been 25 years since the advent of the World Wide Web, when dub-dub-dub and URLs entered our vocabulary. Without hyperbole, it is astounding how much impact…

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March 26 letters to the editor
Mar 26, 2014

March 26 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Elect Barbara Jensen in the House District 25 seat To the editor: Barbara Jensen has the skills and experience to serve our community. I had the pleasure of working with Barbara at the Oregon…
March 26 editorial
Mar 26, 2014

In our opinion: Pot dispensary discussion not the councils…

by Allen, Gary
Vitriol among council and mayor, one-sided testimony, doesnt serve the public well There is a certain expectation of decorum we expect from elected officials. In the face of controversy,…
March 19 editorial
Mar 19, 2014

In Our Opinion - Voters have their work cut out for them

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More than a dozen people will vie for county and state positions in primary, general elections If the March 11 deadline for filing for elected office in Oregon is any indication, people are…
March 19 guest opinion
Mar 19, 2014

Guest Opinion - Prescription for less pollution: Cleaner gas and…

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Doctors admonish the EPA to adopt new pollution standards As pulmonary physicians, we see patients every day who struggle to breathe. Those experiences lead us to not only treat, but to advocate…
March 19 letters to the editor
Mar 19, 2014

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NAMI there to help To the editor: Did anyone else see the recent “60 Minutes” story about the suicide of Gus Deeds? Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds was told there was “no psychiatric bed…
Mar 12, 2014

In our opinion: Its imperative that public notices are published

by Gary Allen
The drive to relegate public notices strictly to websites is bad for democracy On Thursday, the staff of a small newspaper in the nation’s heartland will be recognized by a national organization…
Mar 12, 2014

United States is addicted to the wrong drug

by Gary Allen
Laws need to be changed to concentrate the drug war on deadly drugs like heroin The apparent heroin overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman in early February has become a hockey puck in…
Mar 05, 2014

In our opinion: Evergreen blurring the line between profit,…

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Saga of air and space museums, IMAX theater and water park continues The drama and intrigue that have surrounded the ongoing saga of Evergreen’s for-profit and nonprofit entities has reached…
Mar 05, 2014

Secretary of States office dealing with breach of website

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Consumers can take some common-sense steps to protect their credit, information The Oregon Secretary of State’s office detected an unauthorized intrusion into its website Feb. 4. As a security…
Feb 26, 2014

In our opinion: Time to stop choking on dirty diesel

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Oregon lags behind its neighbors to the north and south in mandating crackdown Oregon is known as an environmental pioneer in the areas of urban bicycling, use of renewable energy, the Bottle…




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