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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Estacada News - Opinion
The following letters were submitted for publication in The Outlook, Sandy Post and Estacada News.
OPINION: If reelected as treasurer, I'll stay focused on…

OPINION: If reelected as treasurer, I'll stay focused on…

Estacada News - Opinion
Over the past four years, Oregon's investments have kept our ranking as one of the top-performing states in the country
OPINION: Demanding times require a new state treasurer, one…

OPINION: Demanding times require a new state treasurer, one…

Estacada News - Opinion
We need a treasurer who addresses Oregon's fiscal challenges and directly confronts difficult policy implications
More youths can be served through 'proven programs'

More youths can be served through 'proven programs'

Estacada News - Opinion
Rose Fuller, executive director of Northwest Family Services, plans to vote for Measure 3-564, the Clackamas Children's Safety Levy
Democrat, Republican unite for Clackamas Children's Levy

Democrat, Republican unite for Clackamas Children's Levy

Estacada News - Opinion
Mark Meek, state representative for House District 40, and Scott Bruun, a former state representative from West Linn, endorse measure
OPINION M107: Connections, money shouldn't limit election…

OPINION M107: Connections, money shouldn't limit election…

Estacada News - Opinion
Vote 'yes' on Measure 107. Democracy should allow more women, people of color and immigrants to win public office
OPINION M110:  Don't take away addicts' incentive for…

OPINION M110: Don't take away addicts' incentive for…

Estacada News - Opinion
Vote 'no' on Measure 110. Let the Oregon Legislature continue its success in crafting true criminal justice reforms.
OPINION M110: People battling addiction need treatment, not…

OPINION M110: People battling addiction need treatment, not…

Estacada News - Opinion
Vote 'yes' on Measure 110. As a nurse recovering from addiction, I want others to have access to the services I had
OPINION M109: When treatment failed, psilocybin saved my…

OPINION M109: When treatment failed, psilocybin saved my…

Estacada News - Opinion
Vote 'yes' Measure 109. Unlike pharmaceuticals, psilocybin is a natural non-toxic compound and non-addictive.
OPINION M107: Campaign 'fix' would limit voters' rights.…

OPINION M107: Campaign 'fix' would limit voters' rights.…

Estacada News - Opinion
Secretary of State candidate says M107 won't curb government officials, only take away political speech.
Majority of Estacada Fire's board supports proposed merger

Majority of Estacada Fire's board supports proposed merger

Estacada News - Opinion
Four of Estacada Fire District's Board of Directors support the proposed merger with Clackamas Fire
I'm voting no on measure 3-561

I'm voting no on measure 3-561

Estacada News - Opinion
Estacada Fire board member John McAdoo explains why he opposes a merger of Estacada, Clackamas fire
Endorsement: Merger of fire districts has safety, financial…

Endorsement: Merger of fire districts has safety, financial…

Estacada News - Opinion
The merger of the Estacada and Clackamas fire districts is on the November general election ballot.
Letter: Support of Hot Shot crews appreciated

Letter: Support of Hot Shot crews appreciated

Estacada News - Opinion
The writers expresses her gratitute for the care the community gave to those fighting the Riverside Fire.
Baby Yoda spreads love amid wildfires, political divide

Baby Yoda spreads love amid wildfires, political divide

Estacada News - Opinion
Former Clackamas County resident Nan Collie hopes Carver's next stop is the White House
'Most Favored Nation' pricing harms Oregonians with…

'Most Favored Nation' pricing harms Oregonians with…

Estacada News - Opinion
OPINION: No one should have to worry about whether a doctor will treat you when you're sick, just because you have a disability
Help wildfire victims in Estacada, Molalla, Colton

Help wildfire victims in Estacada, Molalla, Colton

Estacada News - Opinion
Colton superintendent: 'I am personally raising funds, not through the school district, for the communities'
Oregon's Tobias Read has learned from Three Little Pigs

Oregon's Tobias Read has learned from Three Little Pigs

Estacada News - Opinion
Damascus resident Dr. Carl B. Anderson endorses reelection of state treasurer
Say yes to Clackamas County Children's Safety Levy

Say yes to Clackamas County Children's Safety Levy

Estacada News - Opinion
Measure brings together broad coalition of service providers, business leaders, elected officials, child and family advocates
Letter: Re-elect Rep. Anna Williams
and Commissioner Ken…

Letter: Re-elect Rep. Anna Williams and Commissioner Ken…

Estacada News - Opinion
The writer says Rep. Anna Williams and Commissioner Ken Humberston have done an 'outstanding' job.
Letter: Re-elect Humberston as Clackamas County commissioner

Letter: Re-elect Humberston as Clackamas County commissioner

Estacada News - Opinion
The writer describes Clackamas County Commissioner Ken Humberston as 'epitome of an involved citizen.'
Fight for equality continues 30 years after disabilities…

Fight for equality continues 30 years after disabilities…

Estacada News - Opinion
OPINION: The ADA is great, but my personal experience shows enforcement is key to curbing discrimination in Oregon
Achieving equity: Oregon students deserve a money-back…

Achieving equity: Oregon students deserve a money-back…

Estacada News - Opinion
OPINION: If public schools can't provide a full day of instruction, parents should get a refund and explore other options
We're all asking the same question: What's next?

We're all asking the same question: What's next?

Estacada News - Opinion
Columnist Sharon Nesbit recalls a simpler time, long before the angst of the pandemic and wildfires.
Addiction is a health issue that deserves a health-based…

Addiction is a health issue that deserves a health-based…

Estacada News - Opinion
Opinion: As medical providers we know incarceration doesn't equal treatment. That's why we're voting 'yes' on Measure 110.
Clackamas Children's Safety Levy deserves broad support

Clackamas Children's Safety Levy deserves broad support

Estacada News - Opinion
Measure 3-564 is designed specifically to serve children and youth impacted by violence, neglect and abuse
Forest blazes highlight urgency of Carbon Dividend Act

Forest blazes highlight urgency of Carbon Dividend Act

Estacada News - Opinion
OPINION: Wildfires exacerbate climate change by releasing massive amounts of carbon dioxide
Anyone can help during disasters, train as CERT member

Anyone can help during disasters, train as CERT member

Estacada News - Opinion
Citizen volunteers in Community Emergency Response Teams busy during wildfire evacuations.
Random acts of kindness, and don't forget the coffee

Random acts of kindness, and don't forget the coffee

Estacada News - Opinion
OPINION: Chop Chop Chicken Sundaes food truck provides free meals for evacuees and law enforcement during fires.
Oregon climate change order should focus on carbon…

Oregon climate change order should focus on carbon…

Estacada News - Opinion
OPINION: Farmers and foresters can play a big role in curbing global warming if the state supports their efforts

Psilocybin therapy could help Oregonians who suffer…

Estacada News - Opinion
Psilocybin therapy could help Oregonians who suffer…
OPINION: It's time to shed the stigma over mental health and expolore this 'breakthrough' therapy

Cities that cut police budgets should lose state…

Estacada News - Opinion
Cities that cut police budgets should lose state…
OPNION: GOP candidate says assaults on innocent people showcase incompetence of leadership in the city of Portland.

Hold Oregon City mayor accountable through recall

Estacada News - Opinion
Hold Oregon City mayor accountable through recall
Member of Clackamas County chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice says Dan Holladay must be removed to make room for ethical leadership

Restricting Oregon's stable supply of hydropower…

Estacada News - Opinion
Restricting Oregon's stable supply of hydropower…
OPINION: Flexible spills, not dam breaching, is the best way to protect the region's fish populations

Simple, everyday actions can help preserve Oregon's…

Estacada News - Opinion
Simple, everyday actions can help preserve Oregon's…
OPINION: What my Mexican grandma taught me about conservation (Hint: it involves Tupperware)

Prisoners of war, those missing in action deserve…

Estacada News - Opinion
Prisoners of war, those missing in action deserve…
Clackamas County resident Steve Bates is a life member of the Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America

Alberta Alive could answer Black veterans' housing…

Estacada News - Opinion
Alberta Alive could answer Black veterans' housing…
Guest opinion: America needs to do better by Black veterans and providing affordable housing would be one solution.

Pamplin President: Essential workers keep us…

Estacada News - Opinion
Pamplin President: Essential workers keep us…
This Labor Day brings the value of workers into sharp focus. Thank you for all you do.

International pricing index threatens cure to…

Estacada News - Opinion
International pricing index threatens cure to…
Natalia Garzon: 'There must be a solution to the high cost of health care and prescription medications that doesn't also threaten the innovation and…

Sharing stories about mental health can change,…

Estacada News - Opinion
Sharing stories about mental health can change,…
Gary Marschke of NAMI Clackamas: Ending the Silence program often opens up a lifesaving dialog

Ignorance is not a medical exemption from wearing…

Estacada News - Opinion
Ignorance is not a medical exemption from wearing…
Andrew Connellan: If you truly have a legitimate health reason and can't wear a mask, then please respect the health of others

We deserve better than state Sen. Alan Olsen

Estacada News - Opinion
We deserve better than state Sen. Alan Olsen
Charles Gallia: Senator fails to show up to work, but still receives his Senate paycheck

Offering respect and dignity, one shower at a time

Estacada News - Opinion
Offering respect and dignity, one shower at a time
Brandi Johnson, LoveOne executive director, clarifies information about mobile cart

Clackamas County getting short end of stick

Estacada News - Opinion
Clackamas County getting short end of stick
Les Poole of Gladstone calls on public to join him in requesting that commissioners stand strong in demanding fair treatment

Letter to the editor: Elect Mark Shull to…

Estacada News - Opinion
Letter to the editor: Elect Mark Shull to…
The writer agrees with Mark Shull's opposition to new fees and supports his 'rule of law' approach to governance.

Governor not funding Clackamas County’s pandemic…

Estacada News - Opinion
Governor not funding Clackamas County’s pandemic…
Jim Bernard: Board of County Commissioners needs your help to urge Gov. Kate Brown to distribute federal funding

Skip-a-Week Club thanks supporters of quilt raffle

Estacada News - Opinion
Skip-a-Week Club thanks supporters of quilt raffle
Members of the Garfield Skip-a-Week Club also look forward to resuming in-person activities when it is safe to do so

POST EDITORIAL: Oregon Trail School District should…

Estacada News - Opinion
POST EDITORIAL: Oregon Trail School District should…
A student-led effort is attempting to create a more welcoming environment for all while on school grounds, regardless of skin color and sexual…

COVID-19 compassion calls: Volunteers checking in…

Estacada News - Opinion
COVID-19 compassion calls: Volunteers checking in…
Gary Marschke of NAMI Clackamas: 'Among those most vulnerable to the anxiety and isolation of a pandemic lockdown are those with mental health…

'Free press' isn't free - now, more than ever, it…

Estacada News - Opinion
'Free press' isn't free - now, more than ever, it…
Strike a blow for liberty by supporting your local independent media outlet this July 4.

Systematic racism drives Clackamas County…

Estacada News - Opinion
Systematic racism drives Clackamas County…
Lynne Deshler is administrator of the Homeless Solutions Coalition of Clackamas County.

It's time for Mayor Drinkwine to engage

Estacada News - Opinion
It's time for Mayor Drinkwine to engage
Estacada News Editorial: Mayor Sean Drinkwine has an opportunity to put action to his words of apology for an insensitive statement on social media…

Our View: Pamplin papers change use of 'Black'

Portland Tribune - Opinion
Our View: Pamplin papers change use of 'Black'
AP style change focuses on being inclusive and respectful in news reporting and the evolution of language.

My View: Open Oregon says make police misconduct…

Portland Tribune - Opinion
My View: Open Oregon says make police misconduct…
Open Oregon, a member of the National Freedom of Information Coalition, shares the frustration of those stymied in their efforts to hold police…

Dynamic duo shows compassion in a crisis

Estacada News - Opinion
Dynamic duo shows compassion in a crisis
Gary Marschke of NAMI Clackamas: volunteer teachers Cathy Bankson and Elaine Teadke have impacted hundreds of students

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 'I encourage Democrats to…

Estacada News - Opinion
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 'I encourage Democrats to…
The writer urges Oregon Democrats to apply to become delegates to the Democratic National Convention scheduled for Aug. 17-20 in Milwaukee, Wis.

In spite of the virus, people are making a…

Estacada News - Opinion
In spite of the virus, people are making a…
Jerry Herrmann is president of Rivers of Life Center, a nonprofit organization focusing on youth training in the Willamette Valley.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don't let Republicans destroy…

Estacada News - Opinion
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don't let Republicans destroy…
The writer opposes any effort to undermine or privatize the U.S. Postal Service.

Robert Edward Stalcup Jr.

Estacada News - Opinion
Robert Edward Stalcup Jr.
Robert Edward Stalcup Jr. died Tuesday, May 5. He was 74. A service will be held at a later date.

Candidate's personal slush fund challenges public…

Estacada News - Opinion
Candidate's personal slush fund challenges public…
Sherry Healy, a resident of Clackamas County, submitted a formal complaint against Tootie Smith to the secretary of state in February.

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