In Our Opinion: It's a new party, but where does it stand?

In Our Opinion: It's a new party, but where does it stand?

Independent Party of Oregon officially recognized by the state, giving voters one more choice...

New science standards will transform students' science identities

New science standards will transform students' science identities

Next Generation Science Standards aim to facilitate students to act and think like scientists...

Aug. 26 letters to the readers

Aug. 26 letters to the readers

Bonamici to be praised To the editor: I am writing to commend Rep. Suzanne Bonamici for...

Aug. 19 letters to the editor

Aug. 19 letters to the editor

Support Iran nuclear deal To the editor: We recently remembered the 70th anniversary of the...


Newberg's Latest Opinions

Aug. 19 guest opinion
August 19, 2015

Missing the candor of Richard Nixon

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Columnist harkens back to the days when the political discussion was more intelligent John P. Sears, before he was manager of Ronald Reagan’s 1976 and 1980 presidential campaigns, had spent the…
Aug. 12 editorial
August 12, 2015

In Our Opinion: People need to get informed on city hall issue

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Few seem to understand Newberg's system of government and the council's role in it While it’s difficult to find any positives in the latest brouhaha to hit Newberg city hall, one thing can be…
Aug. 12 guest opinion
August 12, 2015

Newberg ... it's time for reconciliation

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City needs to get past city hall controversy and return to path toward greatness In Jim Collins book “Good to Great” one of my favorite sections reads: “When (what you are deeply passionate…
Aug. 12 letters to the editor
August 12, 2015

Aug. 12 letters to the editor

by Pamplin Media Group
To the editor: I have known Newberg Police Chief Brian Casey for more than 15 years. In all this time I have only heard praise and respect for him. I am appalled how he was treated by Jacque…
Aug. 5 editorial
August 05, 2015

In Our Opinion: Police report just adds to city hall mystery

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Near silence on both sides of the controversy leaves the public out in the cold The saga of Newberg City Manager Jacque Betz and her clash with police chief Brian Casey took a sordid turn last…
Aug. 5 guest opinion
August 05, 2015

Legislative session serves all of Oregon

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The Legislature recently concluded its 2015 session with a long list of accomplishments that will improve the lives of Oregonians. We worked to expand opportunities for working families, invest…
July 29 editorial
July 29, 2015

In Our Opinion: Continue police assessment, but ditch Betz

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City's best course is to complete the outside review of the NDPD, fire the city manager These are strange days in the city of Newberg. A city manager suddenly places the police chief on…
July 29 guest opinion
July 29, 2015

Protecting your wishes for end-of-life care

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The Obama Administration recently took an incredibly important step in empowering patients and their families, by improving end-of-life care. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)…
July 29 letters to the editor
July 29, 2015

July 29 letters to the editor

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City right to reinstate Casey as Newberg police chief To the editor: My family has known the Casey family for more than 50 years. Mom and Dad and the kids are the nicest, most honorable,…
July 22 editorial
July 22, 2015

In Our Opinion: Oregon Promise doesn't go far enough

by Pamplin Media Group
When it comes to higher education, Oregon has a problem. When the Oregon Education Investment Board launched the 40-40-20 plan, it was ambitious, to say the least. It aimed for 40 percent of…

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July 22 guest opinion
Jul 22, 2015

Post ponders the events of his first legislative session

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The legislative session just came to a close and as your state representative I wanted to take a moment to fill you in on some of the highlights from the past months. You may remember that this…
July 15 editorial
Jul 15, 2015

In Our Opinion: Congrats, Newberg, you got involved

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On July 6, the Newberg City Council gathered to deliberate on the fate of Martell Commons, a proposed apartment project on Villa Road. That in and of itself is not remarkable; the council is…
July 15 guest opinion
Jul 15, 2015

Rubies and Roses Benefit Ball a boon to CYFS

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Once again, Chehalem Youth and Family Services has given Newberg an opportunity to attend and support its annual Rubies and Roses Benefit Ball, the widely anticipated annual celebration of CYFS…
July 15 letters to the editor
Jul 15, 2015

July 15 letters to the editor

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Words matter: Stop the hate To the editor: Over a century ago my great-grandparents arrived in Yamhill County by horse and wagon, their homestead became the base for family that followed. The…
July 8 editorial
Jul 08, 2015

In Our Opinion: Transportation bill doomed from the start

by Pamplin Media Group
July 11 is just around the corner, and it appears the Legislature is looking forward to it like an elementary school student looks forward to summer break. With majorities in both the House and…
July 8 guest opinion
Jul 08, 2015

Homelessness remains a real problem in Oregon

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Attending a packed Joint Ways & Means Committee hearing at Portland Community College’s Rock Creek campus in late April, the economic challenges facing Oregonians were clearly evident from all…
July 8 letters to the editor
Jul 08, 2015

July 8 letters to the editor

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Background checks are ineffective in stopping crime To the editor: In the June 24 edition, there was an editorial from the Medford Mail Tribune lauding Connecticut for their drop in homicide…



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