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April 24, 2014

Voters should approve TVF&R's replacement levy

by Editorial Board
Approximately 450,000 people in portions of three counties depend on Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue to respond when life-and-death situations arise. The fire and rescue agency has done an…
March 28, 2014

TriMet's future is finally looking rosier

by Pamplin Media Group
“If you wait long enough, you actually get some good news in the job.” Those words from TriMet General Manager Neil McFarlane reflect a growing optimism about the transit agency’s future as it…
March 28, 2014

Legislator recaps accomplishments of 2014 session

by Margaret Doherty
On March 7 we adjourned the 2014 legislative session! Because it is an even-numbered year, we were only in session for about a month. Despite the shortness of the session, we were still able to…
March 28, 2014

Writer offers a 'snibble' of her family's vocabulary

by Isabel Torrey
Do you use certain phrases in your home that sound crazy to anyone outside your own immediate family members? Adding strange words to our personal vocabulary first started with a Dennis the…
March 28, 2014

Spring brings many activities to wildlife refuge

by Carolyn Uyemura
April events at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge The Tualatin River Photo Society meets the first Thursday of each month from September through June. Photographers of all levels are…
March 28, 2014

Sometimes death with dignity is the right solution

by Marie Vander Weele
To the Editor: The article against legalized assisted suicide ("Death with Dignity") in November's Regal Courier inspired me to write this rebuttal. It was the wrong choice for the writer, but…
March 27, 2014

TriMet's future is finally looking rosier

by Pamplin Media Group
“If you wait long enough, you actually get some good news in the job.” Those words from TriMet General Manager Neil McFarlane reflect a growing optimism about the transit agency’s future as it…
March 27, 2014

Try a 'snibble' of my vocabulary

by Isabel Torrey
Do you use certain phrases in your home that sound crazy to anyone outside your own immediate family members? Adding strange words to our personal vocabulary first started with a Dennis the…
March 27, 2014

District 35 legislator recaps accomplishments of 2014 session

by Margaret Doherty
On March 7 we adjourned the 2014 legislative session! Because it is an even-numbered year, we were only in session for about a month. Despite the shortness of the session, we were still able to…
March 27, 2014

Spring brings many activities to wildlife refuge

by Carolyn Uyemura
April events at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge The Tualatin River Photo Society meets the first Thursday of each month from September through June. Photographers of all levels are…

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Mar 27, 2014

Sometimes death with dignity is the right solution

by Marie Vander Weele
To the Editor: The article against legalized assisted suicide ("Death with Dignity") in November's Regal Courier inspired me to write this rebuttal. It was the wrong choice for the writer, but…
Feb 27, 2014

Tigard ballot measure may create transit gridlock

by Editorial Board
As we read over Ballot Measure 34-210 in Tigard and consider its potential impact not only on Tigard but on all of Washington County, we believe it’s critically important to weigh in. The ballot…
Feb 27, 2014

With April 15 looming, columnist offers anecdote for tax…

by Isabel Torrey
I've been keeping quiet and tip-toeing around the house lately while Lawrence tackles the income taxes. (He's forced into this job because I'm not sharp enough to fill in any of the blanks…
Feb 27, 2014

New season means new round of scam artists

by Chief Chuck Fessler
Since the beginning of the New Year, the King City Police Department has experienced a 7 percent drop in calls for service, which is a good thing because it reflects positively on King City…
Feb 27, 2014

Unjustly accused of running red traffic light

by Dale F. Miller
To the Editor: It's been approximately 758 days since the city of Beaverton stole $382 from me. The city claimed that I ran a traffic light at Allen and Lombard. I am 90 years old today, and I…
Feb 27, 2014

Tigard chamber recommends voting no on Measure 34-210

by Debi Mollahan
The Tigard Chamber as a business organization focused on driving a strong local economy urges a NO vote on Measure 34-210 for the following reasons: Tigard businesses need transit options!…