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FILE PHOTO - Rep. Vic Gilliam, Republican, Dist. 18
August 24, 2016

Well, Donald didn't choose Vic as his running mate, but. . .

by Molalla Pioneer
I previously had eagerly waited for “the Donald” to seek “the Victor” as his vice-presidential running mate... and I heard the following from his campaign: ....crickets... So now, I doubt my…
BILL TAYLOR - Jason McGillivray, of the Oregon Dept. of Forestry, watering a restoration planting site in the Molalla River Corridor with fire hose.
August 24, 2016

Thanks to ODF for its help in the Molalla River Corridor

by Peggy Savage
To the editor: Recently, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) helped Molalla River Watch by watering several hundred native plants in the Molalla River Corridor. Restoration planting was…
August 11, 2016

Letter to the Editor: Reader says this is the viewpoint of many…

by Carma Puffer
To the editor: I feel great concern for Molalla as I see manifold seats vacated singly and quadruply, and with present council members’ terms expiring. Over the years we have seen and felt a…


August 09, 2016

The Games and The Donald: behind the festive facade is a…

by Jules Boykoff
If Twitter-sphere trash-talking were an Olympic sport, Donald Trump would be a legitimate contender for gold. When the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics commence on Friday, Trump will be consumed with…
August 10, 2016

Letter to the Editor: Trump is not presidential material?

by Mike Early
To the editor: I see where the one referred to as President of these United States has stood up before the world and declared that Donald Trump is not presidential material, lacks the proper…
August 05, 2016

Mastering the art of not coming off as too, too expert

by Mikel Kelly
The other person who lives at our house and I were watching TV the other day when she observed, “Isn’t it interesting how good we are at seeing everybody’s faults?” I had to agree, because it’s…
August 04, 2016

Letter to the Editor: Political campaigns, who is the best liar?

by Patricia Torsen
To the editor: I, as everyone else, am tired of the political scene today—the political correctness of the words and the outright lies that everyone tells, the behind the scenes that we are not…

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