Aug. 20 letters to the editor

Aug. 20 letters to the editor

Eyewitness to the Gulf of Tonkin attack says country unjustified in resolution To the editor: The...

Governor's race leaves many voters with difficult choices and few options to make things better

Governor's race leaves many voters with difficult choices and few options to make things better

Oregon voters will have a Catch-22 choice in this November’s general election: to vote for...

In our opinion: We can all work to prevent suicides

In our opinion: We can all work to prevent suicides

The high-profile cases of Jennifer Huston and Robin Williams raise awareness With the recent high...

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Aug. 13 editorial
August 13, 2014

In our opinion: Why bring health risk to our shores?

by Pamplin Media Group
U.S. has air of arrogance in bringing two infected health care workers here for treatment Donald Trump is not someone we believe deserves to be listened to. He is strident, insensitive and…
Aug. 13 guest opinion
August 13, 2014

Post office working fine - leave it be

by (none)
One public service that people really like and count on is the post office — which literally delivers for us. Antigovernment ideologues and privatization dogmatists, however, hate the very word…
Aug. 13 letters to the editor
August 13, 2014

Aug. 13 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Elect representatives that get the job done To the editor: Rep. Suzanne Bonamici’s column on veterans succinctly describes the needs of our veterans, but “We” was a predominate word in the…
August 06, 2014

Letters to the editor - Aug. 6

by Pamplin Media Group
Struck, Siler will be missed To the editor: Thank you for the wonderful recognition of the efforts of Pastor Tom Struck and Polly Siler in your July 23 edition. In their retirement, these two…
August 06, 2014

Is the circus really necessary to telling the news?

by Pamplin Media Group
The disappearance of Jennifer Huston the latest cause for TV to descend on Newberg area The first sign that something was afoot was the arrival of the large electronic news gathering (ENG)…
August 06, 2014

Nation must do a better job of taking care of its veterans

by Contributor
Guest Opinion - Rep. Suzanne Bonamici - 1st Congressional District For generations, our country has reaped the benefits of a powerful military — a military that has defended our freedom and…
August 06, 2014

Here's why I - and you - need journalism

by Kate Stringer
Guest Opinion - Kate Stringer, news intern at the Forest Grove News-Times There are many reasons I shouldn’t be a journalist. That was my thought in 10th-grade English class. On that particular…
July 30 editorial
July 30, 2014

Atiyeh's quiet style a blueprint for today

by Pamplin Media Group
The late governor's ability as a statesman is something rare in today's political climate The Oregon that former Gov. Vic Atiyeh led when he took office in January 1979 was a much different…
July 30 guest opinion
July 30, 2014

'Postmark' rules puts burden on voting system

by Pamplin Media Group
The final tally for the 2000 U.S. presidential election in Florida was George W. Bush, 2,912,790 votes, and Al Gore, 2,912,253 votes — a difference of 537 votes. Of course, everyone knows that…
July 23 editorial
July 23, 2014

This heat can kill your pets: Take action

by Pamplin Media Group
We’ve all seen it. A parked car sitting somewhere with no humans around, and locked inside a dog. Sure, the pet’s owner has left the window rolled down a few inches, but that’s just not…

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July 23 guest opinion
Jul 23, 2014

Breaking the connection by returning to the land

by (none)
CAPE FEAR, N.C. — So the plan was this: Take seven urchins, ages 3 to 17, on an old-fashioned vacation without high-tech gizmos. A noble intent, correct? Well, you know what they say about good…
July 23 letters to the editor
Jul 23, 2014

July 23 letters to the editor

by (none)
Bicyclists must follow the rules of the road like the rest of us To the editor: On the morning of July 11, I was driving on Springbrook Road going east and came to the roundabout close to the…
Jul 23, 2014

A long journey into Newberg youth sports

by Gary Allen
Like many others, columnist's sons learn life lessons on the pitch and in the pool It all started with regular soccer scrimmages in the back yard, my oldest son, then 4 years old, and I locked…
July 16 editorial
Jul 16, 2014

Old Fashioned Festival is nigh. Are you ready?

by Gary Allen
Newberg's annual summer party only a week away Sure, Newberg has its Memorial Day boat races, its Tunes on Tuesday, Farmers Market and a variety of other events occurring from May through…
July 16 guest opinion
Jul 16, 2014

Take common-sense measures to increase school safety

by (none)
Schools must implement, practice state-mandated measures for responding to threats to student safety The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting tragedy on Dec. 14, 2012, in Newtown, Conn., shook…
July 9 editorial
Jul 16, 2014

In our opinion: Does poll show that people are unmoved by…

by Gary Allen
Survey of Northwest residents indicates people want change, but no more than before atrocities A recent online poll of Northwest residents found that while many people favor the government…
July 9 guest opinion
Jul 09, 2014

What fools these politicians be

by (none)
Candidates and those already elected would be best served by keeping quiet most all the time Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt. This saying is both…
July 9 letters to the editor
Jul 09, 2014

July 9 letters to the editor

by (none)
Our apathy gives gun rights activists to dictate issue (Editor’s note: This letter is in response to several guest opinions that appeared in the June 25 edition of the Newberg Graphic). Thank…
July 2 editorial
Jul 02, 2014

In our opinion: Big fun in store at rodeo and two festivals

by Gary Allen
St. Paul Rodeo, Yamhill Lavender Festival and Old Fashioned Festival on tap For anyone looking to have some fun in the month of July, the Newberg area certainly is the place to be. The nation’s…
July 2 letters to the editor
Jul 02, 2014

July 2 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Theatrical talent abounds in Newberg at NHS, GFU To the editor: Thank you for the wonderful article in a recent Newberg Graphic about the three young men who achieved national honors for…




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