In our opinion: Red light camera system worth maintaining

In our opinion: Red light camera system worth maintaining

Council agreeing to allow ODOT to remove red light system bad for public safety While we...

Ignorance is not bliss in America

Ignorance is not bliss in America

Thomas Jefferson was well into his 70s when he founded the University of Virginia and issued this...

Sept. 17 letters to the editor

Sept. 17 letters to the editor

Avoid tragedy, make sure your loved ones can swim and pass pool measure To the editor: The recent...

Most, not all, grocery store checkers seem to be getting nicer

Most, not all, grocery store checkers seem to be getting nicer

You’d think, at the ripe old age of 66, I couldn’t learn too many new things, but...

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Sept. 10 editorial
September 10, 2014

In our opinion: Intel places a big bet on Oregon's future

by Pamplin Media Group
The impact of company's plan to invest $100 billion will be felt far beyond Washington County Intel Corp.’s plan to invest $100 billion in Washington County during the next 30 years resounded…
Sept. 10 letters to the editor
September 10, 2014

Sept. 10 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Peralta for commissioner To the editor: I am writing to express my support for Sal Peralta for Yamhill County commissioner. When I retired as county clerk in 2009, I went to work at the…
Sept. 3 editorial
September 03, 2014

In our opinion: Drivers, kids' lives in your hands

by Gary Allen
School is back in session, take extra care driving in the community Tuesday marked the official beginning for most schools in Newberg and with that start comes a return to kids traversing the…
Sept. 3 guest opinion
September 03, 2014

What went wrong in Ferguson, Mo.

by Pamplin Media Group
The short answer is: everything. I’m not talking about the killing of Michael Brown. A tragedy, whatever the facts. But what the facts are is something we don’t yet know. There are two…
Sept. 3 letters to the editor
September 03, 2014

Sept. 3 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Casey doesn’t have the experience to be sheriff, elect Tim Svenson To the editor: In a recent Q&A with the two candidates for sheriff, Tim Casey stated that if he needed to, he would pull the…
Aug. 27 guest opinion
August 27, 2014

Just exactly who is taking your job?

by (none)
The average farm worker in Oregon makes $22,000 per year. The average deckhand in the fishing industry makes $36,000 per year. I think the demands of both jobs are equally rigorous. Why the…
Aug. 27 letters to the editor
August 27, 2014

Aug. 27 letters to the editor

by (none)
It’s time to put education and training in place that eradicates the mentality of police brutality To the editor: Numbers don’t lie. A disproportionate number of African-American men are being…
Aug. 21 editorial
August 21, 2014

In our view: Engels story strikes a nerve in the community

by Gary Allen
Newspaper responds to claims about its coverage of the sale of the Dundee home Journalism is an often misunderstood industry, especially in these days when anyone with a blog can be considered…
Aug. 20 editorial
August 20, 2014

In our opinion: We can all work to prevent suicides

by Gary Allen
The high-profile cases of Jennifer Huston and Robin Williams raise awareness With the recent high profile deaths of Jennifer Huston locally and actor/comedian Robin Williams in California,…
Aug. 20 guest opinion
August 20, 2014

Governor's race leaves many voters with difficult choices and…

by Pamplin Media Group
Oregon voters will have a Catch-22 choice in this November’s general election: to vote for incumbent Gov. John Kitzhaber for his fourth term or to vote for a relatively unknown Oregon…

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Aug. 20 letters to the editor
Aug 20, 2014

Aug. 20 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Eyewitness to the Gulf of Tonkin attack says country unjustified in resolution To the editor: The 50-year anniversary of the Tonkin Gulf incident whizzed by largely unnoticed. Since 1964, the…
Aug. 13 editorial
Aug 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
Aug 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
Aug 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…
Aug 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…
Aug 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)…
Aug 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…
Aug 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
Jul 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
Jul 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…



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