Jan. 28 letters to the editor

Jan. 28 letters to the editor

Student program thanks the newspaper for its articles To the editor: The Newberg Transitions...

Why the violent extremists welcome attacks on Islam

Why the violent extremists welcome attacks on Islam

Vitriol directed at all Muslims serves to bolster the propaganda of Al-Qaida and ISIS Whenever an...

In Our Opinion: Wage hike would backfire on the poor

In Our Opinion: Wage hike would backfire on the poor

Raising Oregon's minimum wage to $15 would mean fewer jobs as businesses adjust Oregon...

Ducks' success did the entire state proud

Ducks' success did the entire state proud

Despite loss, Oregon's shot at U.S. championship put Northwest football on the map Playing for a...

In Our Opinion: Jobs report rosy, but much work remains

In Our Opinion: Jobs report rosy, but much work remains

There are more jobs than anytime since the recession started, but household income is down If you...

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Newberg's Latest Opinions

Jan. 21 guest opinion
January 21, 2015

Medical research needs renewed public funding

by (none)
OHSU president urges Congress to restore National Institutes for Health budget For decades, medical research — and the cures and treatments it has discovered — have meant hope for millions of…
Jan. 14 editorial
January 14, 2015

In Our Opinion: Yamhelas Westsider Trail idea has a regional…

by Pamplin Media Group
Pathway for hikers, bikers and horseback riders would run along segment of old railroad corridor Recreationists, nature lovers, historians and safety advocates in the area might want to take a…
Jan. 14 guest opinion
January 14, 2015

Don't burden Oregon schools with more tests

by (none)
Congresswoman says challenges facing school districts and students are tough enough Quality public education is key to building strong, vibrant communities and giving our children a foundation…
Jan. 14 letters to the editor
January 14, 2015

Jan. 14 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Waste Management wrong in labeling opponents To the editor: Waste Management tries to paint people opposed to the Riverbend Landfill expansion as selfish “NIMBYs,” a pejorative reference to Not…
Jan. 7 editorial
January 07, 2015

In Our Opinion: A dream of what could be in 2015

by Pamplin Media Group
From legislative bipartisanship to increasing workers' wages, our wishes for the new year It’s Jan. 7, and the New Year stands before us — 359 days filled with potential and as yet unblemished…
Jan. 7 guest opinion
January 07, 2015

Benefits of high school football outweigh risks

by Pamplin Media Group
After much research, physician concludes that football is no more dangerous than other sports My son’s high school football team finished 1-9 this year and I wouldn’t be prouder of this team if…
Jan. 7 letters to the editor
January 07, 2015

Jan. 7 letters to the editor

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Lights are appreciated To the editor: We just wanted to say thank you to the great folks on Link Court and Wood Court in The Greens neighborhood for their annual Christmas lights display. At…
Dec. 31 guest opinion
December 31, 2014

The price of raising political money

by (none)
While money may not run politics, it certainly keeps elected officials from doing their jobs Mark A. Hanna was a wealthy Cleveland businessman who shrewdly laid out the winning strategy and…
Dec. 31 letters to the editor
December 31, 2014

Dec. 31 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
St. Nick gives thanks to those who gave to the Secret Santa program To the editor: Since 1978, the annual “Secret Santa” program has brought a bit more joy and excitement to certain children at…
Dec. 24 editorial
December 24, 2014

In Our Opinion: Kitzhaber's schools budget a good start, but ...

by Pamplin Media Group
Legislature has its work cut out for it if the state wants to properly fund education in Oregon The 2015-2017 budget proposed by Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber shows the importance of both addition…

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Dec. 24 guest opinion
Dec 24, 2014

Consider the source, carefully, when talking torture

by Gary Allen
Sen. John McCain knows of what he speaks; Dick Cheney and others should listen On election night in 1986, when John McCain won the U.S. Senate seat in Arizona long held by Republican incumbent…
Dec. 24 letters to the editor
Dec 24, 2014

Dec. 24 letters to the editor

by (none)
Idaho man looking for the current owners of Parrett Mountain school To the editor: I need help in locating the owner of the old historic Parrett Mountain School. In the early 1950s it was on a…
Dec. 17 editorial
Dec 17, 2014

In our opinon: Honor McCall's legacy -- leave land use laws…

by Gary Allen
Legislature should renounce bill that would allow counties to opt out of land use laws One need not travel far to understand why Oregon got it right when, in the 1970s and under the guidance of…
Dec. 17 guest opinion
Dec 17, 2014

Youth hunts warranted on national wildlife refuge

by (none)
Hunter education instructor responds to letter calling for ban on hunting in refuge In response to the letter to the editor that was published in the Dec. 3 Newberg Graphic, I would like to…
Dec. 17 letters to the editor
Dec 17, 2014

Dec. 17 letters to the editor

by Gary Allen
Deny expansion of the Riverbend Landfill To the editor: I know I join many other citizens of Yamhill County in my opposition to the proposed Riverbend Landfill expansion. According to the…
Dec. 10 editorial
Dec 10, 2014

In our opinion: The reason for the season

by Gary Allen
A few examples of people who are making a difference at Christmas Sometimes we wonder if Newberg is becoming too urban too quickly. Although we know our community will continue to get swallowed…
Dec. 10 guest opinion
Dec 10, 2014

Mikel Kelly: How to keep from killing yourself this holiday…

by Mikel Kelly
Avoid the trend of letting yourself go from Halloween to New Year's The other person who lives at our house keeps giving me things to read about how to survive the holiday season. Almost always…
Dec. 10 letters to the editor
Dec 10, 2014

Dec. 10 letters to the editor

by (none)
Ignite the Light a success To the editor: A big thank you goes out to Newberg and the surrounding communities for all their support of Chehalem Youth and Family Services (CYFS) by attending the…
Dec. 3 editorial
Dec 03, 2014

'A date which will live in infamy'

by Gary Allen
It's been 73 years since that bright sunny day when America was thrust into world war Seventy-three years ago a bright sunny Sunday morning was shattered by the roar of planes as the Empirical…
Dec. 3 guest opinion
Dec 03, 2014

Hunting on the refuge a very poor idea

by (none)
Birds should have some place where they are immune from hunting pressure There have been many letters to the editor in the Sherwood Gazette from many outraged people in the Sherwood area who are…




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