Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.

Grant: Offering thanks for support in primary

Grant: Offering thanks for support in primary

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'I also thank each and every voter, for your engagement with this vitally important judicial race.'
Columbia Humane Society offers thanks to its many supporters

Columbia Humane Society offers thanks to its many supporters

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'We have had some wonderful donors who have been very supportive of our mission.'
Pang: It’s nice to be outside, but still better to stay…

Pang: It’s nice to be outside, but still better to stay…

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'...I realize this may be difficult for people as the weather has gotten nicer.'
Nordberg & Field: Economic lifeline to rural healthcare…

Nordberg & Field: Economic lifeline to rural healthcare…

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'...America's hospitals and businesses have the grit and tenacity that make them strong.'
Fitzpatrick: Remember our vets on this unique Memorial Day

Fitzpatrick: Remember our vets on this unique Memorial Day

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Just because we can't get together for Memorial Day doesn't mean we can't honor vets
Our Opinion: Elections are funny, important things

Our Opinion: Elections are funny, important things

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Tuesday's results have some surprises and some cliffhangers. Mostly, we're glad Oregonians got to have their say.
Witt: 'It's time to ... get people back to work'

Witt: 'It's time to ... get people back to work'

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Citizens encouraged to follow the state's risk-based approach to reopening
Turner: If you don't vote, don't complain

Turner: If you don't vote, don't complain

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'Elected officials at the federal, state, county and city levels need cold, hard facts.'
Gordon: Vote Dudzic for positive change

Gordon: Vote Dudzic for positive change

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'Brandee hopes to pursue industries with real jobs and training, which provide clean energy to Columbia County.'
Our Opinion: A new stage in our fight against the…

Our Opinion: A new stage in our fight against the…

South County Spotlight - Opinion
We have not beaten this disease. We will need to be cautious, and very patient, as we adapt to a 'new normal.'
Rogers: Cancer doesn’t stop, but neither do we

Rogers: Cancer doesn’t stop, but neither do we

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'We are deeply concerned about the spread of COVID-19 and its impact on cancer patients...'
Kertis: Virus shows addiction stigma still exists

Kertis: Virus shows addiction stigma still exists

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'It's so ingrained in society that we still punish drug possession with jail time rather than treatment.'
Brown: Urging transparency in jail funding

Brown: Urging transparency in jail funding

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'I recommend and fully support a detailed public audit of jail levy expenditures.'
Bracke: Vote 'yes' on school improvement bond

Bracke: Vote 'yes' on school improvement bond

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'It is even more important than ever to have improvements and repairs made for a healthier and safer building.'
Readers Letters: Who's hoarding all those garbanzo beans?

Readers Letters: Who's hoarding all those garbanzo beans?

Portland Tribune - Opinion
Letter writers from around the region take aim at COVID-19 pandemic, elections, candidate endorsements and, of course, hoarding.
Tardif: It's time to carefully re-open Columbia County

Tardif: It's time to carefully re-open Columbia County

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'In reality, it will mean we have to continue to work together to social-distance and protect each other.'
Lines: Preheim lawsuit designed to impact election

Lines: Preheim lawsuit designed to impact election

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'In the past, Mr. Preheim's lawsuits/ethics complaints have been dismissed by a court or ethics commission.'
Callahan: The county needs a change on the bench

Callahan: The county needs a change on the bench

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'A simple vote for the incumbent is not warranted in this situation.Vote Mike Clarke.'
Gordon: Re-elect Alex Tardif as county commissioner

Gordon: Re-elect Alex Tardif as county commissioner

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'Alex has also excelled at helping to make county government more transparent and more responsive.'
Kalta: Vote Stockwell for county commissioner

Kalta: Vote Stockwell for county commissioner

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'One of the best things about her is her open mind and willingness to listen to your stance.'
Trommlitz: Some county residents unfairly charged city…

Trommlitz: Some county residents unfairly charged city…

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'Because we buy water from the city, we are now expected to pay $11.71 per month.'
Johnson: Support Jenefer Grant for judge

Johnson: Support Jenefer Grant for judge

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'I have complete respect for Judge Grant and probation officer Patsey Sadler.'
Wardle: Vote for Michael Clarke for judge

Wardle: Vote for Michael Clarke for judge

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'I believe in his integrity and his ability to take on everyday issues with a high degree of moral judgment.'
Knight: Elect Jenefer Grant as circuit court judge

Knight: Elect Jenefer Grant as circuit court judge

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'Why gamble ... when we already have someone with training, experience and a track record.'
Mikelson: Elect Dudzic as county commissioner

Mikelson: Elect Dudzic as county commissioner

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'She has promised to address the issue of childcare scarcity in (Columbia County).'
Prusak: A look inside one nurse's 'new normal'

Prusak: A look inside one nurse's 'new normal'

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'It was an entirely different patient care experience than I have ever encountered.'
Liao: Keep Jenefer Grant as judge

Liao: Keep Jenefer Grant as judge

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'I've found Judge Grant to be honest and sincerely concerned about the people in our community.'
Nelson: I voted for Casey Garrett

Nelson: I voted for Casey Garrett

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'He understands how to effectively and efficiently manage the affairs of the county.'
Niemi: Vote Magruder and Garrett for county commissioners

Niemi: Vote Magruder and Garrett for county commissioners

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'It would be a shame to lose these well-rounded individuals as public servants.'
Pettit: Why you should vote in the primary election

Pettit: Why you should vote in the primary election

South County Spotlight - Opinion
'The current coronavirus crisis has made the need for good government abundantly clear.'

The Spotlight needs your support. GIVE TODAY

South County Spotlight - Opinion
The Spotlight needs your support. GIVE TODAY
Tax-deductible donations made to the Spotlight will help us continue telling these important stories.

Nys: Keep character assassination out of politics

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Nys: Keep character assassination out of politics
Writer responds to 'tasteless, juvenile, inflamatory, vicious and boorish letter.'

Graves: Vote Brandee Dudzic for county commissioner

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Graves: Vote Brandee Dudzic for county commissioner
'Brandee's training in conflict resolution makes her uniquely qualified.'

Dudzic: Let's talk about anti-ICE hashtag

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Dudzic: Let's talk about anti-ICE hashtag
'The United States needs a humane, legal immigration system, one that treats every person with dignity and respect.'

Latham: Elect Casey Garrett as commissioner

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Latham: Elect Casey Garrett as commissioner
'Casey is respectful of different viewpoints and ethical in his dealings with others.'

District attorney, Justice Alliance endorse Jenefer…

South County Spotlight - Opinion
District attorney, Justice Alliance endorse Jenefer…
'We believe that Judge Grant's integrity and experience make her the best candidate.'

Mayo: Raise the depletion fee, hire a manager

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Mayo: Raise the depletion fee, hire a manager
County commission candidate said he wants to raise depletion fee from $.15 to $.60 per ton

Wood: Elect Casey Garrett as county commissioner

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Wood: Elect Casey Garrett as county commissioner
'There are many people who will tell you that they will help, but few who actually will. Casey is one of those.'

Jonas: Brandee Dudzic is our best choice for county…

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Jonas: Brandee Dudzic is our best choice for county…
'We need a forward thinker. Not someone who has learned nothing and settles for same ol' same ol'.'

O'Hanlon: Brandee Dudzic for Columbia County Board…

South County Spotlight - Opinion
O'Hanlon: Brandee Dudzic for Columbia County Board…
'Electing her is an opportunity to bring a new perspective to Columbia County.'

Petersen: Vote Magruder for county commissioner

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Petersen: Vote Magruder for county commissioner
'She is a problem solver who will work hard for you in the future as she has in the past.'

Engel: Magruder's experience will benefit county

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Engel: Magruder's experience will benefit county
'Her work ethic is beyond anyone's expectation and her passion for our county is well known.'

Rep. Brad Witt discusses re-opening of economy

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Rep. Brad Witt discusses re-opening of economy
His recent virtual town hall listed the conditions for businesses to re-open

Grove: Re-elect Jenefer Grant as judge

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Grove: Re-elect Jenefer Grant as judge
'She has shown herself to be a fair, hard-working judge with the utmost integrity and concern.'

Darrah: Unfair taxes put local business under at a…

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Darrah: Unfair taxes put local business under at a…
'Our locally owned independent business is now just another statistic ... strangled by unreasonable new taxes.'

Nelson: Supporting Casey Garrett for county…

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Nelson: Supporting Casey Garrett for county…
'There is no place on the Columbia County Commission for the likes of (Brandee Dudzic).'

Senz: Vote Casey Garrett for county commissioner

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Senz: Vote Casey Garrett for county commissioner
'I can honestly say Casey Garrett cares about this county and will not let anything stop him.'

Vote for Michael T. Clarke for judge

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Vote for Michael T. Clarke for judge
'We believe Michael T. Clarke is the right choice for change on our Columbia County bench.'

Topaz: Keeping tabs on the waterfront

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Topaz: Keeping tabs on the waterfront
'There can be a vibrant waterfront in St. Helens. It has been done other places.'

Earlywine: Vote Jeanne Correll for county…

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Earlywine: Vote Jeanne Correll for county…
'Jeanne is just the leader we need now. (She) is going to work for all, especially us seniors.'

Ford: Be smart, stay safe, honor service workers

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Ford: Be smart, stay safe, honor service workers
'Let's have a parade for the food chain workers ... and the many smaller stores that served us.'

Whitney: Vote for Alex Tardiff, Brandee Dudzic and…

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Whitney: Vote for Alex Tardiff, Brandee Dudzic and…
'To get things done in this county ... make a healthy contribution to the campaign fund of your 'really good friend.''

Jadrnak: Clarke is the judge Columbia County needs

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Jadrnak: Clarke is the judge Columbia County needs
'Mike is not immersed in the dysfunctional bureaucracy of (Columbia County).'

Turner: How to live within your means

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Turner: How to live within your means
'Maybe now Americans will start living more modestly, eat healthier and enjoy life closer to home.'

Paleck: Vote for Alex Tardif for commissioner

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Paleck: Vote for Alex Tardif for commissioner
'Re-elect Alex Tardif Columbia County Commissioner, Position 3. He's a good man to have at your back in hard times.'

Trevino: Support Judge Jenefer Grant

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Trevino: Support Judge Jenefer Grant
'To be an effective judge in a smaller county, a wide range of experience is vital.'

Lewis: Vote Dudzic for county commissioner

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Lewis: Vote Dudzic for county commissioner
'Please join me in securing a better future ... by voting for Brandee Dudzic.'

Buchco: Dudzic deserves better than insults

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Buchco: Dudzic deserves better than insults
'Brandee Dudzic deserves serious consideration - she's brave enough to think independently.'

Nys: Please support Measure 5-280

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Nys: Please support Measure 5-280
'Most of us have family, relatives, friends and acquaintances buried in these cemetery locations.'

Whipple: Re-elect Alex Tardif for commissioner

South County Spotlight - Opinion
Whipple: Re-elect Alex Tardif for commissioner
'His current term on the board has given him intimate familiarity with the county's finances.'

There are no articles in this category. If subcategories display on this page, they may have articles.

Contract Publishing

Go to top
JSN Time 2 is designed by JoomlaShine.com | powered by JSN Sun Framework