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April 17, 2014

Our state's HIGH values

by Max Margolis
Trust state leaders with marijuana policy? Let's talk before we do something we'll regret It looks like the state’s legislative effort to legalize marijuana has failed, so another petition drive…
Kelly
April 17, 2014

War on theaters goes on, but the Lake battle is a victory

by Mikel Kelly
Some of the fondest memories echoing around in my 66-year-old brain are the ones that have to do with movies. They were stirred just a bit this past week when I read the story in the Lake Oswego…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jeremy Brown
April 11, 2014

Community college is a viable option for you

by Jeremy Brown
When considering options, don't rule out PCC When I think of spring, I think of new beginnings: a new season (more sunshine coupled with a healthy dose of gentle rain — it’s Oregon, after all),…
April 11, 2014

High-speed broadband builds communities

by John L. Cook
As elected officials, we deal with a multitude of critical issues every day. Who can we work with to help boost local job creation efforts? How do we encourage innovative entrepreneurs to locate…
April 03, 2014

Don't let the future go to pot

by Kathy Hollamon
There has been much in the news lately about marijuana. With Washington and Colorado passing recreational use laws, and our own state having a medical marijuana law, it’s no wonder that young…
April 03, 2014

Voters should re-elect Andy Duyck as county chair

by John Leeper
I strongly endorse the re-election of Andy Duyck as chair of the Washington County Board of Commissioners. Andy is a local product of Washington County, having lived here his entire life. He was…
April 03, 2014

Parents led charge on ensuring proper class time

by Barry Albertson
For the past few weeks, school districts across Oregon have been scrambling, trying to sort out if their current high school schedules meet the state required 130 hours a year of instructional…
March 27, 2014

Dr. Kitzhaber, heal Cover Oregon, stat

by Editorial Board
Heads have been rolling at the state capital since Gov. John Kitzhaber released an independent assessment of Cover Oregon a week ago. If the Cover Oregon board agrees with Kitzhaber’s request to…
March 20, 2014

TriMet sets a new and better direction

by Editorial Board
“If you wait long enough you actually get some good news in the job.” Those words from TriMet General Manager Neil McFarlane reflect a growing optimism about the transit agency’s future as it…
April 02, 2014

Metzger Park is a jewel that deserves to shine

by Jill Warren
Here in Washington County we have a jewel of a recreational resource called Metzger Park. It is a 7-acre fully accessible park nestled in a forested environment featuring mature Western Red…

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Mar 07, 2014

Our opinion: Tigard voters should reject ballot measure

by Pamplin Media Group
Washington County is growing. This shouldn’t be news to anyone. The need for additional land for new schools, housing and high-tech businesses is well documented. To that end, the Oregon…
Mar 14, 2014

Legislature should leave driver card bill alone

by Lyneil Vandermolen
Senators must defeat House Bill 4054 proposal Last year, concerned citizens gathered enough signatures to create Veto Referral No. 301, sending the new driver card bill for illegal immigrants,…
Feb 27, 2014

Rx for traffic pollution: cleaner gas and vehicles

by Patricia Finn and Albert Rizzo
As pulmonary physicians, we see patients every day who struggle to breathe. Those experiences lead us to not only treat, but to advocate for our patients with lung disease. We also speak up for…
Feb 20, 2014

State needs to enact diesel regulations

by Editorial Board
Oregon is known as being an environmental pioneer in the areas of urban bicycling, use of renewable energy, the Bottle Bill, recycling and taking action against global warming. However, Oregon…
Mar 13, 2014

Our Opinion: Aging bridges can no longer be ignored

by Editorial board
The Portland area has a bridge problem — and it goes far beyond the lifeless Columbia River Crossing. The crossing project was left for dead by the 2014 Oregon Legislature, which failed to move…
Mar 20, 2014

Our Opinion: TriMet sets a new and better direction

by Editorial Board
“If you wait long enough you actually get some good news in the job.” Those words from TriMet General Manager Neil McFarlane reflect a growing optimism about the transit agency’s future as it…




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