Our Opinion: Hillsboro needs a new senator

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Three weeks ago, Sen. Brian Boquist was recorded on video threatening state police. Why is he still in office?

Cook: Nostalgic in Georgia

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
'Facebook helps with making some connection, but I really wanted to see my 'old' friends again.'

Hrabal: Businesses should support service clubs

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
'Be part of the solution, not the problem, in pursuing the Golden Rule and join an organization of your choice.'

Letters to the Editor: July 10, 2019

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Readers express their thoughts on the legislative session, coastal construction, park design and more.

Editorial: Bluffing, bungling made up legislative session

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
From Republicans' melodramatic walkout to Democrats' mismanaging issues, this session can't end soon enough.

Letters to the Editor: July 3, 2019

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
This week, readers wanted to talk about potholes, GOP lawmakers and Forest Grove police.

Mengelkoch: Thoughts about voting and life

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
If I needed something to remind me that rural America is filled with surprises, this experience did so in a spectacular way

Bates: Help support the Vietnam War Memorial fund

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Unlike Washington and California, Oregon's capitol lacks a memorial to Vietnam war soldiers.

Letters to the Editor: June 26, 2019

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
This week, readers wanted to talk about Adelante Mujeres, broken eggs and Brian Boquist.

Our Opinion: Boquist should apologize. Now.

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Sen. Brian Boquist threatened the very State Police who protect people in the Capitol.

Nguyen: Bill promotes small-donor elections

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Reducing the power of big money in campaigns ensures everyone's voice can be heard.

Our Opinion: Lawmakers should pass tobacco tax increase,…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
The social value of such a tax is simple: The more expensive a product is, the less likely young people, especially teenagers, will be to buy it.

Ballmer, Blatz: Some good news on graduation rates

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Lives can be saved if efforts like All Hands Raised succeed, Strive Together members say.

Sullivan: An open letter to Dollar General

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Chamber head invites company to talk about controversial dollar store plans.

Letters to the Editor: June 19, 2019

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Readers criticize a proposed dollar store in Forest Grove, advocate for legislation and more.

My View: Fight for our future. Pass the Clean Energy Jobs…

Portland Tribune - Opinion
Yusuf Arifin is a student at Cedar Park Middle School in Beaverton. Ruby Haack and Edith Allen are students at Grant High School in Portland.

Editorial: Remember all the people behind every graduate

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Let's hear it for the parents, teachers and students who made this year's class of 2019 possible.

Field: Makerspaces an essential solution to job gap

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Makerspaces help with workforce development and bring an economic boost to communities.

Letters to the Editor: June 12, 2019

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Readers this week wanted to talk about taxes, taxes and the electorical college.

Meet The Neighbors: Meet Josh Hubel, light in the darkness

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Retired Marine Josh Hubel isn't a person you would suspect of being like Mother Teresa.

McLain: It's time for statewide regulation of rideshare

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Lawmakers must act quickly to ensure safety measures for ridsharing services, legislator says.

My View: Solution with heart needed on border

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Seeing this with my own eyes, I realized these families are not crossing our border to attain the American dream, but to escape the Guatemala…

Nelson: A New Deal for green transportation

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
New transportation policies are essential to enable renewable gas standards and other benefits.

Riley: Here's one 'slide' kids should avoid this summer

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
The need for more summer opportunities, meals and supervision across the county grows every day.

Column: Oregon children need help, SSA is way to offer it

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
After decades of disinvestment, the Student Success Act gives me hope. It will make a difference for our children.

Our Opinion: Triangle is good model for planned growth

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
To our mind, Tigard is doing it right. The Triangle could be the equivalent of Portland’s Pearl District or South Waterfront; or of…

Just Another Point of View: Some deaths are harder to take

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
If there's a moral to this story, it may be this: Don't wait. If you really hope to someday do something, do it, and do it soon.

Cook: A lesson from the bubble-heads

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
When we accept our responsibilities in life, we can move on with confidence in life.

Letters to the Editor: May 29, 2019

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
This week we received two letters, including one from the Oregon State Penitentiary.

My View: Region must solve homelessness together

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
We are in this together. And I am confident that, working together, we will continue to find solutions that fit the communities we serve and our…

My View: Is Oregon really 'disinvesting' in…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Eric Fruits is vice president of research at Portland's Cascade Policy Institute and an adjunct professor at Portland State University.

Fruits: Is Oregon really 'disinvesting' in…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Too many dollars earmarked for education are not used to teach students the skills they need.

Editorial: Cities need leaders, so step up and get…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
This is the time for people who care about the places they live to step up and make a difference.

Letters to the Editor: May 22, 2019

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
This week, readers said goodbye to the airshow and hello to a new Hillsboro School Board.

Swanson: Hands-on look at police is revealingin a…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Hillsboro Police Department's citizen's academy gave one reader a new reason to appreciate the city.

Fitzpatrick: Memorial Day a time to say 'thank you'

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
For many, Memorial Day has lost significance. We celebrate those who gave everything for our freedom

Gudman: We can't fix PERS until we agree on goal

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
PERS is eating away budgets and we should do what we can and stop ignoring the warning signs.

Neighbors: It's the journey, not the destination

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
When it comes to working with dementia patients, what's important is letting people live their best lives.

Letters to the Editor: May 15, 2019

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
With days to go before the May 21 election, people are speaking their mind about the candidates they like.

Hellman: With PERS reformed, what about our other…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Retired Hillsboro teacher says PERS pales in comparrison to other decisions the state has made.

Dems cave on vaccines, guns and Oregon loses

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
The Student Success bill was vital, but just as important were the bills Democrats threw away to get support.

Merkley, Wyden: Suicide prevention must be…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Oregon's senators say steps need to be taken to end suicide in our communities.

Crane: Parents should support HB3063, ending…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
OPHA member says plans in Salem to require vaccinations for children in most cases is the way to go.

Gunn: Rapid housing development overstresses old…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Cornelius resident is concerned about development occuring in and around his city.

Letters to the Editor: May 8, 2019

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
This week, we got letters about upcoming school board races, the Cornelius fire levy and Hillsboro Aero Academy

Endorsement: Kim is the advocate schools need

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Both Bart Rask and See Eun Kim would serve the district well, but we're asking you to vote for Kim.

Letters to the Editor: May 1, 2019

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
This week, we got letters about criminal justice report, the Hillsboro School Board race and a proposed cigar tax.

Endorsement: Grandusky, Rodriguez deserve support

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Voters should elect Kate Grandusky and Narce Rodriguez to the Forest Grove School Board.

Endorsement: Fire levies on ballot should be…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Voters need to approve the operating levies for local fire districts on this month's ballot.

Turner: Higher taxes could curb teen smoking

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Retired Virginia Garcia physician says taxing e-cigarettes will keep young people form smoking.

Editorial: A modest fix for Oregon records law

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
House Bill 2353, a public records law, needs to pass, despite what naysayers think.

Rake: Suicide crisis highlights need for mental…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
When writing about suicide, why didn't the newspaper cover access to mental health programs?

Cook: Let's learn from our mistakes in life

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
May we all learn from our mistakes in life. Now that is something to think about.

Letters to the Editor: April 17, 2019

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
This week, we got plenty of letters about Hillsboro's school board race, and Salem leadership.

Goddard: Give young Oregonians a voice at polls

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Young people have been at the forefront of the civil rights movement and challenge ways of thinking.

Bauer: Oregon's working poor need help

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
State lawmakers need to enact policies that boost the take-home pay of low-income working families

Editorial: Help and hope for Oregon's suicide crisis

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Journalists across the state are joining together this week to tackle suicide awareness.

Letters to the Editor: April 10, 2019

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
This week we heard about Hillsboro's school board race, the Electoral College and bills in Salem.

Stride: Spring is in the air

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Columnist recounts a recent trip to Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve in Hillsboro.

Neron: Thanks to those who responded to Villebois…

Forest Grove News-Times - Opinion
Hillsboro-area legislator thanks first respondents for their work during a recent fire.

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