Opinion

Art should be private; Who decides what 'art' is?; Living in a democracy?; Transparency or hypocrisy? — Letters to the Editor, Oct. 16, 2019

Art should be private; Who decides what 'art' is?; Living in a democracy?; Transparency or hypocrisy? — Letters to the Editor, Oct. 16, 2019 ... more

Largest health insurance carrier going ‘Trump’ in Texas

UnitedHealthcare is slashing networks of approved physicians and hospitals that its “Medicare Advantage” policy holders may routinely access... more

Pride for public works; Trump travel costs; Disenfranchised voters; How long will mural stay?; Kids in the dark; Come speed on our river, destroy docks — Letters to the Editor, Oct. 12, 2019

Pride for public works; Trump travel costs; Disenfranchised voters; How long will mural stay?; Kids in the dark; Come speed on our river, destroy docks — Letters to the Editor, Oct. 12, 2019 ... more

Voters decide president, not senators; Unfinished business in Salem — Letters to the Editor, Oct. 9, 2019

Voters decide president, not senators; Unfinished business in Salem — Letters to the Editor, Oct. 9, 2019... more

Celebrating community journalism during National Newspaper Week

“Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.”... more

Common courtesy needed on river; Litter here, there; Compare Trump's travel to Democrats — Letters to the Editor, Oct. 5, 2019

'We need to provide a welcoming city to support their visits as any good host would do'... more

We can all do more; Thanks for supporting veterans — Letters to the Editor, Oct. 2, 2019

We can all do more; Thanks for supporting veterans — Letters to the Editor, Oct. 2, 2019... more

Some thoughts for the upcoming National Newspaper Week (Oct. 6-12)

Readers might not notice the hollowing out of newsrooms because today, we have, if anything, too much information at our disposal... more

Fair is fair; Medicare phone scam; Thanks for Collard Lake Road; Great supports for students, schools; Appreciation of Robert Hunter — Letters to the Editor, Sept. 28, 2019

A collective thank you to all from the Collard Lake area residents, all of who use Collard Lake Road daily and who depend on it as their only way to get to and from their homes.... more

Cultural threads of domestic violence must be unravelled

It wasn’t until becoming a father that I realized how a childhood of witnessing verbal and physical abuse by the men in my family — specifically, my father and brothers — had impacted me... more

Action on climate change begins locally; Your tax dollars at work; Disrespectful boaters; High marks for FEC — Letters to the Editor, Sept. 25, 2019

Action on climate change begins locally; Your tax dollars at work; Disrespectful boaters; High marks for FEC — Letters to the Editor, Sept. 25, 2019... more

Assure you have a voice — register to vote Tuesday

Please take the time to ensure you will have a voice through your right to vote... more

Business at 'Gateway' should be the right fit — Letters to the Editor, Sept. 21, 2019

Business at 'Gateway' should be the right fit — Letters to the Editor, Sept. 21, 2019... more

Climate change is overhwhelming unless we work together

We owe it to our children and grandchildren to move our energy policies and economies around the world to sustainable climate levels.... more

Encourage students to exercise first amendment; Proposed business move not good 'Vision' — Letters to the Editor, Sept. 18, 2019

Encourage students to exercise first amendment; Proposed business move not good 'Vision' — Letters to the Editor, Sept. 18, 2019... more