Letter to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Writer, a retired teacher, thanks his students and parents at Forest Grove High School.

Transportation package gives Oregon most of what it needs

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
A state's transportation system is like the body's central nervous system. It's all connected, and it all has to be healthy.

Full employment? Some observations from those seeking work

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Oregon went from right around 4 percent unemployment to 10 percent unemployment between 2007 and 2009 - a two-year period. But it's taken us nine…

Our Opinion: Lawmakers make strides for transparency, equity

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Over the coming weeks, in our news and commentary pages, you can expect to find more analysis and exploration into why so many things fell apart.…

Curating county museum artifacts a 'distinct honor'

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Liza J. Schade introduces News-Times readers to herself and her job at the Washington County Museum.

Who's your hometown hero?

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Send the News-Times your nominations for people you think represent the best the Forest Grove community has to offer.

My View: Minimum wage up, but still falls short

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
On July 1, Oregon's minimum wage went up for some 300,000 working Oregonians.

Proposed power grid sell-off a bad deal for Northwest

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Indian burial grounds, fishing rights and animal habitat are ongoing discussions, and we need to deal with those conundrums, says Forest Grove's…

Women, immigrants should be proud of who they are

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Angelica Pizano, who spoke at the Adelante Mujeres 'Fiesta of Hope' in April, shares her personal story of success and striving.

Republican bill's Medicaid provision hastens deaths by…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
A Forest Grove physician says the Senate version of the repeal of Obamacare is tantamount to legalized murder.

Editorial: This July 4, let Scalise and Griner remind us…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
As Independence Day approaches, we can choose to speak more softly to our fellow humans, no matter what political perspectives we hold

Column: Before there was Oprah, Martha or Gloria, there was…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
The former co-owner of Community Newspapers Inc. succumbed to ovarian cancer June 6, but her legacy as a smart, kind, funny 'force of nature' lives on

Government's 'culture of incompetence' could lead to chaos

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Pacific University professor emeritus Russ Dondero says Trump hasn't demonstrated governance skills.

Letters to the Editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
A Forest Grove nonprofit's executive director is urging people to support the Farm to School bill.

Victims of U.S. immigration system need help from advocates

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Today, citizenship is used to draw the line between rightful members of United States society and the 'illegal aliens,' criminalizing and…

Federal funding for community development a must

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Washington County is facing a steep challenge when it comes to keeping our housing options affordable and our communities vibrant.

Give it up for love: a grieving mom points the way

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
In the wake of the MAX light-rail line slayings, a Portland writer encourages us to hold tight to the words of Asha Deliverance.

AEDs save lives - and we need more of them

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Pamplin Media Group and the News-Times are working with business partners to raise money to purchase more of the devices.

Hate rhetoric existed at FGHS long ago

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
A man who graduated from Forest Grove High School in 2012 says he experienced a 'broken system of social justice' that has existed for decades.

Love and forgive when people hate and lie

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Forest Grove writer Steve Dehner says people have 'fought and bled and died' for the freedoms all Americans want for themselves.

Richardson's plan would lend sunshine to public records law

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Our opinion: New laws regarding public documents essential for public interest

Commitment to political violence lives on despite poor…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Editor's Note: This is Part I of a two-part series of opinion pieces about political violence.

Time for business to put forward its plan

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Our opinion: Best way for business leaders to ensure new revenue is to come to the table

Letters to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Writers support incumbents, challengers for three open Forest Grove School Board positions May 16

Chuck Riley: the sun is already shining in Oregon

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Senator from Hillsboro says there's no need to create a new committee to oversee state's public records laws

Letters to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Writers support Hayes, Ingram, Waterman for Forest Grove School Board

In school board's Position 1 race, Hayes is right choice

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Writer says 'details matter ... paying attention matters' when filling out local ballot

My View: Remembering Michael Stoops

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
'Michael saw no distinction between those who were housed and homeless,' says Pacific University chaplain

Politicians make promises, but CEOs act

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Writer says manufacturing jobs decline despite pledges by candidates to turn the tide

Endorsement: Hayes gets results -- and deserves four more…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
In Position 1 race for the Forest Grove School Board, incumbent stands out above challenger

Endorsement: Waterman earns our support for four more years

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
In three-way race for Forest Grove School Board, we like the incumbent in Position 2

Endorsement: Return Winkler to Forest Grove School Board

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
It's engineer vs. educator for Position 3, and we urge voters to give the incumbent another term

Cities benefit from grant program on president's chopping…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Community Development Block grants helped remodel senior center kitchen, complete school safety project in Forest Grove

Vote 'yes' for Enhanced Sheriff's Patrol District

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Levy evens out law enforcement services for urban and less-urban sectors of Washington County

Forest Grove School Board serves community with 'positive…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Long-term school board member Fred Marble offers his opinion in this week's News-Times

Letters to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Former Pacific professor sends in endorsement of John Hayes for school board

Letters to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Writers wonder about protesters, back school board's Hayes, recommend a call to 811 before digging

Banks School Board attracts pair of strong candidates

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Race is a tough choice, but our editorial board's nod goes to Ron Frame

Cities benefit from grant program on president's chopping…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
What will it mean for cities benefiting from grant program on president's chopping block

Opinion: Terrorism in Europe and its 100 percent failure…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
I noticed absolutely zero resentment for people of Middle Eastern descent in Brussels

Legislature should not adjourn until school funding…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Forest Grove School board drafts letter to Joint Ways and Means Committee

Legislature should raise tobacco use age to 21

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Westside lawmakers chalk up a big win for the longterm health of Oregonians with passage of bill in Senate

Coal mining focus sets clock back

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Allen Warren: Swing voters decided to follow lead of a state that hasn't invented a new industry since the 1740s

Trump's budget hurts farmers, ranchers, timber…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Meanwhile, Sen. Jeff Merkley says, millionaires and billionaires in big cities are 'doing great'

Our Opinion: Legislature should require more…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Recent survey finds 85 percent of Oregonians believe they should have access to government information

Before kids can succeed, they need to arrive safely

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Reps. McLain, Hernandez push for solutions to lack of busing at public schools

Letter to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Forest Grove man writes that legal text is applied in 'particular context of actions'

My View: Privatizing forest a bad deal for state

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Oregon Wild executive director Sean Stevens says Elliott Forest should continue as 'economic engine' in Oregon

Letter to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Forest Grove writer recommends conservatives talk to liberals instead of insulting them

Westside Bypass proposal should get shelved

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
The Westside Bypass has resurfaced again but we say it should go back on the shelf

Letters to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Writers decry 'obnoxious liberals' protesting at public events, Elliot Forest sale

Should Oregon join the National Popular Vote…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Easley: States that join agree to award all their electoral votes to candidate receiving the most votes in all 50 states and D.C.

My View: Radon bigger water threat than parasite

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Writer says Bull Run Watershed mirror those 'could not be more different' than one in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Death-and-dying teacher now facing his own death

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Guest commentary piece: Art Nanna uses 'teacher voice' to tell columnist to talk about lessons he's learned

Don't lose good features of Obamacare

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Opinion piece: Do not want to lose good features of Obamacare

Electoral college protects smaller states like…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Guest commentary piece: Electoral college protects smaller states like Oregon

Foreign high-tech workers take jobs from Oregonians

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Writer says money drives displacement of STEM employees by lower-paid foreign competition

My View: Redistricting will move state forward

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Oregon secretary of state Dennis Richardson calls process 'transparent and accessible'

Oregon's budget falls short of local school needs

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
The 2017-19 biennium gap we've all heard about is not, unfortunately, $1.8 billion -- it's more

Letters to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Immigration, bigotry, immigration and 'fake news' on writers' minds this week

DeVos' policies could further erode promise of…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Education department head at Pacific University weighs in on possible scenarios under new U.S. education secretary

Letters to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Oppose Trump's 'radical' Supreme Court pick, Offer of piano donation ignored by Pacific

Do you know an Amazing Kid?

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Nominations are now open for 2017 awards program by Pamplin Media Group

Things left unsaid by Sen. Sanders at ACA town hall

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
The problems of Obamacare can be repaired by adding public option, dropping Medicare-eligible age

Missionary: why I love serving in Forest Grove

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Spencer Heywood of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites residents to spiritual conversation

Letters: Sanctuary city, Supreme Court

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Writers concerned about 'no' vote in Forest Grove and Donald Trump's pick for the high court

Como se dice 'stand strong' en español?

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Writer says sanctuary city designation would make everyone 'homies' in Forest Grove

Letters to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Forest Grove residents comment on the local Sanctuary City issue

Failure of 'sanctuary city' vote must not cause…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
'Forest Grove is a safe and welcoming community for all people,' says writer

A blow to one of us is a blow to all of us

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Washington County Argus will cease publication Marsh 29, ending a more than 100-year run for newspaper

Women's march just the beginning of 'long haul'

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Rampton: 'I feel like I want to defend the democracy that I think is truly under siege'

Saying goodbye to a 'moral' man as he exits the…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Barack Obama leaves the White House with legacy of promoting inclusion

Why I am attending Donald Trump's inauguration

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
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On Jan. 20, Inauguration Day, I will join our current and past presidents, members of Congress, other government officials and people from across the…

Letters to the editor: Opinions on 'sanctuary city'…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
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Keep Forest Grove a 'friendly,' but not 'sanctuary,' city

Sanctuary city? Forest Grove is already an…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
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The consideration (action) and the potential result (consequence) must be considered in regards to the City’s:

Washington County should drop out of timber lawsuit

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
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Washington County Commissioners should opt out of a class action lawsuit aimed at wringing more than $1 billion from the State of Oregon for…

Federally directed racial profiling could be coming

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
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I’m Mexican American. I’m a United States Citizen, daughter of United States citizens, and granddaughter of United States citizens. My grandparents…

Honor Dr. King by continuing to work toward justice…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
t is important for us to pause and remember the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We do so not just to acknowledge the struggles and give…

Honor MLK by continuing to work toward justice for…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
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We regret that the Martin Luther King Day festivities were HYPERLINK…

MLK letter still relevant today

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Former Hillsboro teacher received a letter from MLK in 1967

Letters to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Letter to the editor: Critic of 'left wing' short on facts

Letters to the editor

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Hillsboro resident responds to a letter that ran previously on opinion pages

Sign up for health insurance by Jan. 31

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Be sure to sign up for healthcare coverage by month's end

Purpose, place and price are key to college hunting

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Gaston graduates gives young people, parents college advice with new year

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