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April 22, 2014

Our Opinion: Wehby is GOP's best shot

by Editorial board
Oregon Republicans have a choice in the May primary between a candidate who could give fits to U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley in November’s general election, or one who’s more likely to serve as a…
April 18, 2014

Letters to the editor

by (none)
Volunteer for your city by voting yes on levy If you care about your community I urge you to vote yes on 26-157, the fire, police and parks levy on the May ballot. If this doesn’t pass, the city…
April 17, 2014

Gresham residents can't afford to reject levy

by (none)
ENDORSEMENT In the fall 2012, the Gresham City Council approved a $7.50 month fee on residents that funds police, fire and park services. But the clock is ticking down to June 30, when that fee…
April 16, 2014

Elect Steve Bates to Clackamas County Board of Commissioners

by Steve Brown
If you are fortunate enough to have watched the 1988 vice presidential debate between Sen. Lloyd Bentsen and Sen. Dan Quayle, then you were fortunate enough to bear witness to one of the…
April 16, 2014

Corbett School Board has some explaining to do

by Matt Wand
The Corbett School District has become a national leader in preparing its students for college. This remarkable improvement has taken place before our eyes, in little more than a decade.…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Roger Erickson and Sir Bentley, a Lhasa Apso, won the 2013 pet look-alike photo contest.
April 11, 2014

Help us celebrate Pets and Their People

by Steve Brown
Always sniffing out a fun topic to write about, our newsroom staff is hot on the trail of this year’s Pets & Their People special section. There are few topics as endearing to most people as the…
April 11, 2014

Renewable fuels standard will hurt consumers

by Bess Wills
With an end to winter finally in sight, the last thing drivers want to hear is that their vehicles are facing a new risk out on the roads. Unfortunately, that’s the case, as a broken federal…
March 18, 2014

Fire district consolidation must go to public vote

by (none)
It seems almost a foregone conclusion that the Boring Fire District and the Clackamas Fire District No. 1 will someday combine to form one larger entity serving a geographic region stretching…
Dave Wenzel
March 12, 2014

Am I supposed to praise my child?

by Dave Wenzel
It is a classic conundrum all parents face: Their child hands them a “drawing” (or other art object) and says, “Here, I made this for you.” A quick inspection reveals some type of mixed media…
Rep. Greg Matthews
March 12, 2014

Rep. Matthews preserves faith in state politics

by Steve Brown
As many of you know by now, Rep. Greg Matthews has decided against running for re-election to his seat representing Gresham in the Oregon House of Representatives. It can be said, without…

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Bill Wehr
Mar 12, 2014

Rampaging RINO wreaks political havoc

by Bill Wehr
The initial sighting of the RINO (Republican In Name Only) in Damascus happened on Feb. 13. A local citizen emailed all of the city councilors that there was a hearing in the Oregon House Rural…
Mar 12, 2014

Letters to the Editor

by (none)
for March 11, 2014 Robinson would restore confidence One can argue whether the last decade of miscues, errors and the recent scandalous marking of ballots by a campaign worker have been the…
Mar 05, 2014

Charter board must break its silence

by (none)
The eroding relationship between the Corbett School Board and the top administrator at the Corbett Charter School is leading to one unavoidable conclusion — that the needs of students are taking…

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