Opinion

American flag still represents notion of a people undivided in the pursuit of freedom

It was 242 years ago yesterday that the Second Continental Congress passed the Flag Resolution... more

Unitary Executive Theory and Congressional Subpoenas

The Unitary Executive theory clashes with Congressional oversight investigations... more

Scotch Broom rules should be enforced equally

It seems those properties ignore city code, allowing Scotch Broom to expand undeterred... more

Show cart returners respect; if you live outside city, you're on your own — Letters to the Editor, June 8, 2019

Treat them as if they were your own children out there... more

For more than 50 years, Oregon beaches have been ours — thanks to bipartisanship

I hope you’ll take time to these beaches during the months and years ahead... more

Thanks from veterans to citizens, businesses — Letters to the Editor, June 5, 2019

Without the continued support from the citizens and local businesses, our fundraisers could not continue.... more

Mueller report could offer much-needed diagnosis of our ailing political system

The special counsel’s report could prove to be one of the most important in our nation’s history... more

Recognizing teachers at graduation is fitting tribute to seniors, school district

Admittedly, I had a bit of a crush on my high school College Prep English teacher... more

Remembering our history; Holidays' meaning lost — Letters to the Editor, May 29, 2019

Each generation has a responsibility to light freedom’s vanguard for all to see... more

Sharing the meaning of ‘Little Flags’

As adults, we tend to complicate things and ideals... more

Help birch trees; Rain can't dampen spirit — Letters to the Editor, May 25, 2019

Step lightly upon the earth and she will sustain you... more

Bill of Rights inspiration; Global warming nothing new — May 20, 2019

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal"... more

Nature provides case for having woman in the White House

Isn’t it time for an attitude adjustment?... more

Do end justify means; Legislation magic show; Watershed appreciation — Letters to the Editor, May 19, 2019

I am a father and am very concerned about the world my daughter lives in... more

Finding our common thread of sanity during a few days of ‘crazy’

The banging together of carnival rides late Tuesday night signaled the beginning of four days of craziness... more