April 18 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
City budget process has begun, Newberg City Council members ays: Will you give your input?

Tariffs on newsprint could hurt American journalism

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Officials in Washington, D.C., are considering slapping steep tariffs on newsprint imported from Canada, a move that could jeopardize newspapers…

School resource officers make schools safer

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
SROs have proven recently that they are a common sense foil to catastrophic school shootings

April 4 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Writer takes state Sen. Bill Post to task for posting list of measure sponsors on NRA website

We should support students when they speak out

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Recently, at schools across Yamhill County, Oregon and the United States, students stood up, walked out of class and protested - by and large,…

Fly your flag March 29 and honor Vietnam vets

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 encourages the display of the United States Flag on March 29 in honor of our Vietnam War Veterans

March 28 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Newberg Graphic editor's March 14 column on guns and gun violence off the mark

More indications the 'Big One' will be devastating

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Report from FEMA's Region X director says areas west of I-5 in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska will be 'toast'

Post ticks off accomplishments in short session

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
State representative for district including Newberg praises leadership of Senate President Peter Courtney

Retailers' moves a step in right direction

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
At least five major retailers, including Oregon-based Bi-Mart, have announced they will no longer sell guns to people under the age of 21

Much misinformation surfaces in gun debate

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Each shooting rampage provides clues to steps that can be taken to affect change

March 14 letters to the editor

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Good Samaritan restores stranded driver's faith after he helps her out of a tight spot in Newberg

Legislative session worthy of praise

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Oregon Legislature's short session is completed and state representatives and senators may have got it right this time

Look to God, not gun control, after school shooting

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The country continues to go off the course that was set by the founding fathers, with devastating consequences

It's time to ban assault-style weapons

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Florida massacre further reinforces the need for Congress to take action to stop the bloodshed

What would your kids do in a dangerous situation?

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Mother teaches her children about situational awareness and to have their own minds in times of disaster

Lessons to be gained from Kruse debacle

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Hopefully the resignation of the disgraced state senator will provide a cautionary tale to others in power

Local oversight could improve foster care system

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Yamhill County commissioner weighs in on the state system and suggests responsibility should be transferred to counties

Governor right to focus on jobs

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State of the State address by Gov. Kate Brown concentrates on jobs above all else

Lawmakers should reject cap-and-trad bill

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
President of family-owned business speaks out against bill that mirrors legislation adopted in California

Feb. 14 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
A plea to Congress to pass thoughtful legislation, Primozich not a conservative commissioner

Go slow on cap and trade legislation

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Environmentalists, progressive business groups and key Democratic lawmakers are pushing hard to pass a law in the short session of the Legislature…

A real American speaks out on immigration

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The real Americans are the ones whose ancestors were so needed that they had to be brought here by any means necessary, including brute force

Feb. 7 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Newberg City Council tarnishes history of effort to build the town's animal shelter

Don't be scared - be prepared

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
It's more likely an earthquake will hit the Northwest than a nuclear ballistic missile launched by North Korea

You can't dismiss science because it's inconvenient

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
It's a strange time when facts we don't like are dismissed as partisan opinions to be thrown aside

Jan. 31 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Bible provides guidance on returning to civil discourse in America these days

An 'A' for effort on education panel

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Occasional infusions of cash into schools from the Legislature have only been diluted by budget cuts in subsequent years

Jan. 24 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
City not thinking right on the Newberg Animal Shelter issue, one letter writer opines

What's the chance of a woman being elected president?

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Prospects appear dim, if based on history, as few women hold positions in the four pipelines to the presidency -- military service, vice presidency,…

Rollback on pot rules could harm economy

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions makes it clear he wants the federal government to get back into pot law enforcement

Oregon voters identify most important issues

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Poll indicates that homelessness, affordable housing and traffic congestion most on the minds of the electorate

Jan. 17 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley praised for helping Newberg couple, while two letter writers question city's possible sale of animal shelter building

Taking stock of 2017

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
You've read a lot by now about the year that wasl. But there's more to say about 2017 than any of us, alone, could possibly write. So again, here's…

Secretary of State: Oregon fails 1 in 4 students

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson weighs in on state's education system

Jan. 10 letters to the editor

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Newberg Graphic's readers weigh in on condition of Dundee streets and the potential for the city of Newberg to sell the animal shelter building

Policies that starve public education hurt economic…

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The GOP is still thinking as they did in the time of Lincoln: more capital from more investments will make us more prosperous

2017: The year of the metoo movement

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The revelations fueled the metoo movement that has led to documented patterns of misconduct by more than 50 prominent men, from Minnesota Sen. Al…

What do we want for Christmas? Peace

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Take the time this holiday season to help a neighbor, be encouraging online, thank a service person

Remembering Christmases past at the old church

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
A pastor's son returns to his home town after decades away to hear the voices of long past holidays

Reporting the news, regardless

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Riteway Meat Co. story serves as an example of the newspaper doing what it is charged with doing and not bowing to public opinion

What my father taught me about women

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Breaking news about media and political figures accused of harassing or even attacking women seems to come now in hourly alerts

Dec. 13 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Yamhill County no longer needs Waste Management's Riverbend Landfill in McMinnville

Official's rebuking of journalist shows need for…

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The need for an independent, free press keeping an eye on government has never been more urgent

Oregonians want their leaders to be honest,…

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Pollster weighs in on what the electorate wants from its elected representatives

Dec. 6 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Mental health system, not guns, to blame for continued carnage; organ donors are to be praised

Thumbs up from a month gone by

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The Newberg Graphic looks back at some of the encouraging developments of the past month

Gun control laws do make a difference

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Founding member of Gun Owners for Responsible Ownership PAC praises governor's efforts to make state safer

Nov. 28 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Letter writer praises columnist addressing the realities of those in society who feel they've become invisible

Congress can no longer stay mum on guns

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
As massacres continue to mount across the country, House and Senate must have a frank discussion on what can be done to protect our citizens

Donate to Oregon Cultural Trust and reap the…

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Arts and culture is my true north and while public trust in the federal government and its institutions has fallen precipitously over the years,…

Budget blueprint favors rich at others' expense

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The plan for the U.S. budget passed by the Senate would cut $1.5 trillion from Medicare and Medicaid

An American president and the world

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Release of documents related to JFK's assassination brings forth a discussion on the role of the president in America

Nov. 8 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Rich will benefit from tax plan, county charges for credit card use outrageous, event at cultural center amazing

Add Newberg to TVF&R district with a yes vote

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Voters should pass Measures 36-190 and 36-191 and retain good fire service in Newberg

PCC seeks support for bond measure

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Officials from the community college urge voters to pass bond in the general election

Nov. 1 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Protest a time-honored American tradition, TVF&R meeting didn't allow enough questions, pass fire measures

Media outlets partner on youth concussion project

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The public's help is sought to support effort, gather data, stories for the widespread effort

Health care legislation protects working Oregonians

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The threat to the health coverage of middle-class and working Oregonians is called Referendum 301

Oct. 25 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Cheers to Chapters Books & Coffee for historic restoration project; vote in favor of TVF&R measures

Good legislation requires good data

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Calls for gun control legislation have predictably resurfaced yet again, but this time there has been a shift in the debate

The bypass and reclaiming Newberg's downtown

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Newberg Mayor Bob Andrews weighs in on the highly-anticipated opening of the bypass and what that will mean for the downtown core

Oct. 18 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Letter writer urges no vote on TVF&R annexation, while another takes exception to a recent editorial

Don't politicize public records requests

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The unfortunate ways that school district and Secretary of State Dennis Richardson's office responded to potentially embarrassing records requests…

Vietnam Syndrome: How we lost it, why we need it

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The national trauma visited on the United States by the war cannot be forgotten as today's leaders begin saber rattling toward another conflict

Oct. 11 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Landfill will be depository for waste when earthquake hits the region, causing an environmental catastrophe

In Our Opinion: Attorney general right to sue over…

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
White House decision won't make America safe, will cost money, and violates Equal Protection Clause

The religious vs. gays: Whose constitutional rights…

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up a Colorado case in which both sides say their separate constitutional rights were violated

Oct. 4 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Yamhill County workers deserve to be fairly compensated, says one letter writer

Oregon ablaze: Let's take steps to minimize future…

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
State must learn from the 2017 wildfire season and insure all is being done to ward off catastrophe in the future

Petitions piling up as citizens seek to make law

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
State Rep. Bill Post weighs in on legislative session and its failure to address issues

Sept. 27 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Newberg businesses and individuals show their compassion through giving; veterans show Dreamers how it's done

In Our Opinion: Crack down on fireworks before it's…

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Newberg police and fire officials must be proactive in enforcing fireworks laws to avoid a catastrophe here

More must be done to save our forests

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
It's time for leaders to take action and support reforming nation's broken system of federal forest management

Sept. 20 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Readers weigh in on issues ranging from presidential order on DACA to gun legislation in Oregon

Lawmakers right in passing bill on guns and suicides

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Oregon has joined California and Washington in creating a process by which a judge can order the removal of a firearm from the possession of someone…

Reporter watches as hurricane heads toward family

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
With family in the path of Hurricane Harvey, a Pamplin Media Group scribe can only watch and pray

Sept. 13 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Trump edict ignores why people leave their homeland and families to migrate to America for a better life

In Our Opinion: There's plenty we can do to help…

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Help in so many ways needed by victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. Open your wallet and your heart

Lawmakers must work to reform 'kicker'

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
State economists recently confirmed that Oregon's 'kicker' is going to kick, depriving the Oregon Rainy Day Fund and essential services of some $464…

Sept. 6 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Newberg resident and letter writer argues that opposition to Elliott Road development costing the city too much

In Our Opinion: The battle to end homelessness…

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Survey of Yamhill County shows that the number of homeless are dropping, but more needs to be done

The richness of our diversity is our common ground

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Oregon secretary of state touts diversity as a menas of providing unique perspectives on driving the state forward

Aug. 30 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Tribute to Habitat for Humanity volunteer appreciated by his family after his untimely death

In Our Opinion: There aren't two sides to this --…

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
It starts by declaring that anyone marching on the streets of this country with a Nazi flag and chanting neo-Nazi propoganda is racist and…

People of faith must support 'Dreamers'

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The faith community should approach Trump administration to stand up for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Aug. 23 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
We can and must do a better job of recycling our waste before it becomes too late

In Our Opinion: The scoure of 'outside businesses'

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Facebook comments indicate many people don't understand how local government operates or the rules that apply

Beware of a cruel new scam

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Pamplin Media Group editor's family traumatized by particularly cruel scam, warns others

Aug. 16 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Readers weigh in on Newberg and Dundee issues ranging from sad condition of streets to the fate of two ancient white oaks on Villa Road

In Our Opinion: 'Cover All Kids' a win for everyone

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Legislature should be lauded for formation of the bill providing health care for all of Oregon's youth

Conflicting visions of American economics

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
George Mason University economics professor differs with his cohorts on merits of minimum wage hikes

Aug. 9 letters to the editor

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Readers' views on the city's lack of a heritage tree policy and giving thanks to the local VFW post

Is panhandling an issue in Newberg?

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
The increased visiblity of people on street corners may require action by the city at some point

It doesn't have to be a highway to hell

Newberg Graphic - Opinion
Columnist suggest motorists extend common courtesy to their driving habits for the sake of us all

Aug. 3 letters to the editor

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Save the trees, impending apocalypse, Elliott Road development and other issues writers are passionate about

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