Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.



Positive community news is appreciated, questionable agriculture headline not withstanding

A few months ago I noticed a change on the front page of the newspaper, a change I heartily appreciate. Featured are activities and events of the community that build awareness and appreciation for the good of the community. Previously it seemed the front page covered recent crime and arrests, that now is on some inside pages.

In light of this I did find a headline inside that in our current political and cultural climate that struck me as out of place. Ag "going great guns" is a metaphor I can do without anytime and especially now. But to see the kind of support for our agricultural enterprises is very important. Keep a focus on that and the awareness of the urban/rural divide we all know is real in Oregon.

We will always claim Woodburn as our town!

Pat Hershberger


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