In Our Opinion: Let an arborist decide tree's fate

In Our Opinion: Let an arborist decide tree's fate

City's rush to fell historical tree at public library shortsighted Readers are probably familiar...

July 1 letters to the editor

July 1 letters to the editor

Stop funding Israel’s actions To the editor: As one who sees Bernie Sanders as a very...

Oregon must find a new way to fund education

Oregon must find a new way to fund education

Is the state of K-12 education in Oregon analogous to the boiling frog? The premise of the...

Linked to jobs, affordable housing a winning issue

Linked to jobs, affordable housing a winning issue

A hundred million dollars of state funds for affordable housing, something Oregon voters do not...


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June 24 editorial
June 24, 2015

Have a fun summer, but be safe

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Now that summer has begun it’s time for a safety reminder for those seeking fun in the sun, whether it be in the water, in the car or in the backyard. Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to…
June 24 letters to the editor
June 24, 2015

June 24 letters to the editor

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Come on out, step right up To the editor: Relay for Life, themed Step Right Up to Cure Cancer, is this Saturday and Sunday at Newberg High School. Relay just gets bigger and better each year.…
June 17 editorial
June 17, 2015

There's much fun on tap this summer

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Rodeo, lavender festival, Special Olympics and Old Fashioned Festival will not fail to entertain For anyone looking to have some fun in the month of July, the Newberg area certainly is the place…
June 17 guest opinion
June 17, 2015

Senators must do their homework in judging Right to Try bill

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Should the Food and Drug Administration prevent a dying patient with a terminal disease from receiving investigational drugs? The answer seems obvious. These patients have nothing to lose (their…
June 17 letters to the editor
June 17, 2015

June 17 letters to the editors

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A loss for the community To the editor: Several weeks ago Newberg lost a community member. Even if his improvisational residence would have fallen inside city limits he most likely wouldn’t have…
June 10 editorial
June 10, 2015

In Our Opinion: Class of 2015 does much to make us proud

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High schools in Newberg and St. Paul send hundreds of bright young minds into the world Graduation season is over and although we’ll spare readers platitudes about sending grads out into the…
June 10 guest opinion
June 10, 2015

Per-mile fee a better way to pay for roads, bridges

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In 1919, my home state of Oregon was the first to tax gasoline and dedicate the revenues to roads. Now Oregon is moving to become the first state to replace gas taxes with a per-mile fee.…
June 10 letters to the editor
June 10, 2015

June 10 letters to the editor

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Legislators spreading economic nonsense To the editor: In a guest opinion in the May 20 issue, state Rep. Rob Nosse and state Sen. Diane Rosenbaum state that “workers and small business owners…
June 3 editorial
June 03, 2015

In Our Opinion: Search for PCC president close to home

by Pamplin Media Group
Last president lasted less than two years; look for someone who already understands the culture Oregon’s largest public institution of higher education is looking for a new president. For the…
June 3 guest opinion
June 03, 2015

Helping parents raise their kids helps us all

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How does someone become a good parent? What does that even mean, and how do you acquire the wisdom, patience and intuition that every child needs his or her parent to possess? These are the…

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June 3 letters to the editor
Jun 03, 2015

June 3 letters to the editor

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Dundee mayor supports federal trade legislation To the editor: In Dundee we are blessed with beautiful vineyards, which draw visitors from around the world. These vineyards offer the benefits of…
May 27 editorial
May 27, 2015

In Our Opinion: Action on transportation funding is critical

by Pamplin Media Group
Legislature must put aside partisan bickering and pass a comprehensive package When two trains filled with dignitaries traversed the new Tilikum Crossing over the Willamette River on May 15,…
May 27 guest opinion
May 27, 2015

Poll shows Oregonians aren't ready for tax hikes, despite PERS…

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Banner headlines, above the fold: “Supreme Court overturns PERS Changes.” Since the announcement a couple of weeks ago, the chattering class in Oregon has been focused on assessing the damage…
May 27 letters to the editor
May 27, 2015

May 27 letters to the editor

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Newberg Transitions Program thanks Wilco Farm store for help To the editor: Newberg Transitions Program, assisting post-high school students experiencing disability, would like to give a huge…
May 20 editorial
May 20, 2015

In our opinion: Statute of limitations for rape needs to go

by Pamplin Media Group
The emotional trauma from rape doesn’t magically disappear after a handful of years. Survivors potentially face a lifetime of anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts and other symptoms of…
May 20 guest opinion
May 20, 2015

Brown should uphold driving mandate

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Six months ago, via the Measure 88 referendum, Oregon voters delivered a clear mandate: Foreigners here illegally shall not have driving privileges in our state. Now, newly installed Gov. Kate…
May 20 letters to the editor
May 20, 2015

May 20 letters to the editor

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Will proposed development maintain the neighborhood? To the editor: The story headlined “Proposed apartment complex draws fire” that appeared in the May 6 edition of the paper prominently…
May 13 editorial
May 13, 2015

In Our Opinion: Legislature needs to act now on PERS

by Pamplin Media Group
Oregon has a mere two years to avert fiscal disaster — and its leaders must acknowledge both the depth of the problem and the need to act before it’s too late. A disappointing Oregon Supreme…
May 13 guest opinion
May 13, 2015

Adolescence is tough enough as it is

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Most of us worry about our children’s behavior at some point or another. We wonder if moodiness or angry responses to our questions are normal adolescence or something deeper. It may be an…
May 13 letters to the editor
May 13, 2015

May 13 letters to the editor

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Vote against Common Core To the editor: I want to remind my fellow Newberg citizens to vote in the upcoming special election. My main concern is the Newberg School District board of directors.…




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