King City's Opinions

January 28, 2016

'Free' right turns are not a free-for-all

by Susan Gohlke
Victim of hit-and-run accident hopes driver develops compassion To the driver in the compact white car who hit me and my dog Jan. 4 at 10 a.m.: Wow. You didn’t even slow down. We were waiting on…
January 28, 2016

KCCA board not responsive to residents' concerns

by Peg Beckwith opinion
At the Dec. 8 KCCA (King City Civic Association) Board of Directors’ meeting, Jerry Dusenberry (again) tried to get the attention of the board focused on a serious problem. He has tried…
January 28, 2016

Top scams of 2015 likely to be repeated

by Chief Chuck Fessler
The King City Police Department ended 2015 on slow note with a 30 percent reduction in calls for service when compared to December 2014. The department responded to 145 calls for service in…
January 28, 2016

New laws went into effect at start of New Year

by Rep. Margaret Doherty
I hope your holiday season was fulfilling and spent with loved ones. With the New Year now here, I wanted to reach out and share some important information with you. On Jan. 1, 2016, many of the…
December 28, 2015

What can we do after San Bernardino?

by Nancy Townsley
Pamplin editor reflects on positive ways to combat ongoing onslaught of bad news Across Oregon, people looked for ways to cope after the Dec. 2 San Bernardino mass shooting. To quell their…
December 28, 2015

King City police chief offers tips for parking lot accidents

by Chief Chuck Fessler
Happy New Year While the column was being prepared, our community was experiencing record rain. By now things appear to have gone back to normal, just showers. Our calls for service seem to be…
COURTESY OF TUALATIN VALLEY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - This spotted towhee was photographed in the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge.
December 28, 2015

Refuge can be enjoyed in bad weather

by Pam Farris
January is a good month for starting a nature journal, and the refuge is a place to start. Many people walk through a park, their neighborhood or even the refuge without giving much thought to…

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