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Remembering a gentle company man, Steve Brandon

Remembering a gentle company man, Steve Brandon

Central Oregonian - Opinion
The longtime Portland Tribune sports editor died Sept. 9 at age 68; he was a devoted newspaperman.
Don't get too busy to take breaks for what truly matters

Don't get too busy to take breaks for what truly matters

Central Oregonian - Opinion
It is well documented that we are an overworked, sleep-deprived society that is collectively suffering from an addiction to electronic devices while…
Enough is enough: Bad behavior by coaches, parents and fans…

Enough is enough: Bad behavior by coaches, parents and fans…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Heads of national and state sports organizations warn that trend could be an end to high school sports
Opinion: Celebrate legacy of U.S. Constitution each…

Opinion: Celebrate legacy of U.S. Constitution each…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Linda Neace and Rick Riley: Everyone should refresh their knowledge, renew appreciation for principles of freedom.
With state coffers flush with cash, now is the time to…

With state coffers flush with cash, now is the time to…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Investing now will pay off later regardless of the direction of the nation's economy in the future.
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Yes, Democrats are to blame for current problems; Thanks, firefighters, for work on the Cowboy Fire
Rethinking opportunity for Oregon's kids and communities

Rethinking opportunity for Oregon's kids and communities

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Today, too many students of all ages are struggling to get ahead in Oregon's colleges and universities.
Children and honesty aren't always a good mix

Children and honesty aren't always a good mix

Central Oregonian - Opinion
One thing you can count on when you are a parent are moments when your child will hit you with an unintentional insult
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Prineville nice place to retire but too expensive; Drazan is who should lead Oregon as next governor
Opinion: Freezing Oregon property taxes would cause problems

Opinion: Freezing Oregon property taxes would cause problems

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Former Budget Committee member: Initiative Petition 10 needs to be redrafted so those who can pay for vital public services continue to pay for them.
Youth mental health issues in spotlight. How will we react?

Youth mental health issues in spotlight. How will we react?

Central Oregonian - Opinion
The school closures, the virtual learning and getting shut off from social contact took its toll in a community that led the state in reopening…
Will less than 2% of Americans fix our financial problems?

Will less than 2% of Americans fix our financial problems?

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Government must stop trying to convince us that they will fix our problems by only going after 1.8% of the American people
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Biden administration taking away our freedoms; Thank you for publishing faith-based columns
Do we really want a bike trail complex in Lemon Creek?

Do we really want a bike trail complex in Lemon Creek?

Central Oregonian - Opinion
If more mountain bike trails must be built in the Ochocos, they should go where they don't damage the land or disturb wildlife
Oregon Values and Beliefs Center survey finds a citizenry…

Oregon Values and Beliefs Center survey finds a citizenry…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
While many are disenchanted with politics in general, others say they'd like to become more involved.
DEEP THOUGHTS: My garden variety deer problem

DEEP THOUGHTS: My garden variety deer problem

Central Oregonian - Opinion
I have had a change of heart now that deer in my neighborhood have wreaked havoc on my crops
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Psilocybin treatments benefit those who need it; Impressed with what Crook County schools offer
Bob's Red Mill: Employee owners boost retention, recruitment

Bob's Red Mill: Employee owners boost retention, recruitment

Central Oregonian - Opinion
CEO Trey Winthrop: Oregon businesses are facing historic labor shortages, but employee stock ownership plans can help.
Local psilocybin votes warrant good research

Local psilocybin votes warrant good research

Central Oregonian - Opinion
We strongly suggest that local voters do their homework on psilocybin ballot measure
Amazing good fortune that fair gun incident didn't turn…

Amazing good fortune that fair gun incident didn't turn…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
The five men who drew handguns and faced off with a man who'd stolen an AR-15 were heroic; the fact that such a rifle was left in an unlocked pickup…
Make some time to check out the fair

Make some time to check out the fair

Central Oregonian - Opinion
A lot of hard work has gone into planning the fair and providing entertainment, attractions and features for people to enjoy
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Powell Butte residents don't want Crossing Trails resort; Cemetery looking great despite persisting drought
DEEP THOUGHTS: Memory is a fleeting thing...and don't you…

DEEP THOUGHTS: Memory is a fleeting thing...and don't you…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Distractions and cognitive shortcomings are getting in the way of something...but I can't remember what it is
Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Pulling Rick Steber books at High Desert Museum a mistake that should be corrected
Big Tech is Steamrolling America's Newspapers

Big Tech is Steamrolling America's Newspapers

Central Oregonian - Opinion
By Brett Wesner, Chair, National Newspaper Association; president, Wesner Publications, Cordell, Oklahoma
Where is the water in Crooked River Watershed?

Where is the water in Crooked River Watershed?

Central Oregonian - Opinion
New, six-part community event series, 'Your Watershed: Community Conversations,' scheduled to start Thursday, July 21 at Crooked River Elementary
Column: Our comments are leaving; our commitment isn't

Column: Our comments are leaving; our commitment isn't

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Starting Aug. 1, Pamplin Media Group will no longer host online comments on its articles.
Holy Babe Ruth: 1920s and 2020s are eerily similar

Holy Babe Ruth: 1920s and 2020s are eerily similar

Central Oregonian - Opinion
There seems to be a prevalence of similarities between the 1920s and the 2020s
My View: Federal funds needed to improve election…

My View: Federal funds needed to improve election…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
A $20 billion bill in Congress would help every state make elections more secure with predictable funding.
Kids playing outside should be normal, not a novelty

Kids playing outside should be normal, not a novelty

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Kids spending time outside still happens, of course, but it just seems like the hours have grown shorter.

Make today a good one

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Make today a good one
Even if we have a lot of life left, there is no guarantee of the quality of our remaining lives

NAMI: Kindness can help improve minority mental…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
NAMI: Kindness can help improve minority mental…
Bart Brewer: There are many other roadblocks communities face, such as barriers to care

Former state official: Thousands on brink of losing…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Former state official: Thousands on brink of losing…
Charles Gallia: Congress should make American Rescue Plan Act subsidies permanent before insurance premiums rise.

Help us focus on the positive and showcase our…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Help us focus on the positive and showcase our…
We're looking at selecting our Amazing Neighbor in early July, so please tell us if you would like to nominate someone

Deep Thoughts: Was cattle drive detour aimed at the…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Deep Thoughts: Was cattle drive detour aimed at the…
I'm not sure what I did to upset them but their actions suggest that the cattle drive bovines had a score to settle with me

My View: My belief in the right to choose

Central Oregonian - Opinion
My View: My belief in the right to choose
Legislator: Oregon must continue its leadership in standing up for access to reproductive care.

DEEP THOUGHTS: Sorry, but I can't seem to cowboy up

Central Oregonian - Opinion
DEEP THOUGHTS: Sorry, but I can't seem to cowboy up
The Crooked River Roundup festivities are wonderful...but also a painful reminder that I am no cowboy

Letters to the editor

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Letters to the editor
Christian school concerns valid and need addressed; Valedictorian speech hard to hear, but important

Crook County High School graduates have a new way…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Crook County High School graduates have a new way…
How you shape your employment future, and your family future is important, but so is how you shape society's future

Letters to the editor

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Letters to the editor
How our gubernatorial candidates would govern is reflected in voting record; Everyone should listen to facts of insurrection hearings

Address this tragic national embarrassment

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Address this tragic national embarrassment
America, the great land of the free, is steadily becoming more defined by our violent culture

Letters to the editor

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Letters to the editor
If you want safety, you must change your attitude; Lemon Gulch proponents need to listen better

NAMI board president: Trauma survivors can help…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
NAMI board president: Trauma survivors can help…
La'Verne Lynn Adams: I survived domestic abuse and now am a licensed professional counselor.

DEEP THOUGHTS: We all need a nap...or to hibernate

Central Oregonian - Opinion
DEEP THOUGHTS: We all need a nap...or to hibernate
I haven't had many mornings where I wake up and feel satisfied with my night of slumber

State parks part of what make Oregon so special

Central Oregonian - Opinion
State parks part of what make Oregon so special
As they celebrate 100 years, I encourage everyone to take some time to enjoy the state parks in their backyards

NAMI: Misgendering can lead to stigma against trans…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
NAMI: Misgendering can lead to stigma against trans…
Bart Brewer: Marginalization faced by transgender population contributes to higher rates of depression, social isolation

Doctor: Exercise may be better for depression than…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Doctor: Exercise may be better for depression than…
Y. Pritham Raj, M.D: Walks with someone you love who is dealing with depression may just be the best medicine.

GUEST OPINION: Living your life lighter

Central Oregonian - Opinion
GUEST OPINION: Living your life lighter
Today is a new day and you can't change the past and do not know the future, so live your best life now

Other side of Lemon Gulch controversy

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Other side of Lemon Gulch controversy
Ochoco Trails refutes much of the recent claims opponents of the trail system have made

DEEP THOUGHTS: I choose to embrace sunshine and…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
DEEP THOUGHTS: I choose to embrace sunshine and…
I choose optimism, to believe that everything will be alright, that the world is inherently good

NAMI: How labeling language affects mental health

Central Oregonian - Opinion
NAMI: How labeling language affects mental health
Bart Brewer: We shouldn't let diagnoses blind us from the people behind those labels

Prineville jobs sign campaign a good first step but…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Prineville jobs sign campaign a good first step but…
What about taking a page from election analysis and conducting surveys of Crook County workers

Crook County schools need money for repairs

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Crook County schools need money for repairs
School Board Chair Doug Smith urges voters to support the school district bond measure

Opinion: Give Oregon's small businesses a break…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Opinion: Give Oregon's small businesses a break…
Lori Olund: Elected officials should avoid overburdening economy's backbone with new regulations.

Opinion: West Coast becoming a breeding ground for…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Opinion: West Coast becoming a breeding ground for…
David Pope: Parental groups like Oregon Moms Union are seeking to indoctrinate our children.

Terry O'Neill: Kurt Schrader claims to be…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Terry O'Neill: Kurt Schrader claims to be…
Former president of the National Organization for Women: Jamie McLeod Skinner is the truly pro-family candidate in this election

Oregon voters want more from journalists; we're…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Oregon voters want more from journalists; we're…
Some don't want journalists picking 'winners' and 'losers' but some triage is needed to best inform the electorate.

Lemon Gulch process needs to start over

Central Oregonian - Opinion
Lemon Gulch process needs to start over
Forest Service should start over and give Crook County officials a seat at the table this time while reaching out to the people who live in the area

GLENN MOLLETTE: Moderation, balance and rigid…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
GLENN MOLLETTE: Moderation, balance and rigid…
Give some thought to aiming for balance in your life because a balanced tire always rides better

A bathroom on the right, secret Asian man, and…

Central Oregonian - Opinion
A bathroom on the right, secret Asian man, and…
One explanation for misheard lyrics is that us music listeners cobble together a semi-plausible lyric if we lack the experience to understand the…

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