Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.

Tsongas, Pang: Lawmakers must make toxic-free law a priority

Tsongas, Pang: Lawmakers must make toxic-free law a priority

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Dr. Theodora Tsongas is an environmental health scientist. Jamie Pang is the environmental health program director at Oregon Environmental Council.
Opinion: Letting the garden teach me about my disabled child

Opinion: Letting the garden teach me about my disabled child

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
If a tree or a plant is a little bit different, we don't call it disabled; we call it beautiful.
Galvez: ‘I must strive to take on social forces that…

Galvez: ‘I must strive to take on social forces that…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Dr. Eva Galvez is a family medical care provider at the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in Hillsboro.
OPINION: Congress must take action to protect workers

OPINION: Congress must take action to protect workers

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Jeff Merkley and Graham Trainor: '...Woefully outdated labor laws continue to undermine workers' rights.'
Opinion: An Oregon mom outlines the realities of ‘Special…

Opinion: An Oregon mom outlines the realities of ‘Special…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
The web of bureaucracy that ensnares parents of disabled children is difficult for others to even imagine.
West End District to welcome Portland Cider Co.

West End District to welcome Portland Cider Co.

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
The cidery's owners hope their first Westside location will draw guests seeking a more 'urban feel.'
Zoucha: Support candidates who push for a cleaner energy…

Zoucha: Support candidates who push for a cleaner energy…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Jack Zoucha of Wilsonville is the Oregon Institute of Technology's student president.
Metz: Henry Kaiser was right, single-payer health care…

Metz: Henry Kaiser was right, single-payer health care…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Samuel Metz, MD, of Southwest Portland is vice president of Oregon Physicians for a National Health Program and a founding member of Mad As Hell…
Marquis: Don't change rules on prison inmate voting rights

Marquis: Don't change rules on prison inmate voting rights

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Joshua Marquis of Astoria was Clatsop County district attorney from 1994 to 2018. He is active in the National District Attorneys Association.
Gordon: Got a COVID vaccination? You can thank research and…

Gordon: Got a COVID vaccination? You can thank research and…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Ken Gordon is executive director of the Northwest Association of Biomedical Research.
Opinion: Oregon needs to get in front of climate catastrophe

Opinion: Oregon needs to get in front of climate catastrophe

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Jaime Mathis: State should continue passing bills like HB 2021-100% Equitable Energy for All
Make waves to protect coastal tide pools

Make waves to protect coastal tide pools

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Carlie Davis: Reintroduce sea otters to help tame urchin population, protect kelp forests
Pulliam: Lawmakers’ get failing grade on graduation…

Pulliam: Lawmakers’ get failing grade on graduation…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
MacKensey Pulliam of Sandy is co-founder of the Oregon Moms Union. She argues that Senate Bill 744 leaves some students behind.
Bates: Honor our veterans by supporting state capitol’s…

Bates: Honor our veterans by supporting state capitol’s…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Steve Bates of Boring is an honorary life member of the Vietnam Veterans of America and is a life member of the Associates of Vietnam Veterans of…
Schmidt, Hieb: Newspapers, magazines are more than just ink…

Schmidt, Hieb: Newspapers, magazines are more than just ink…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Brigitte Schmidt Gwyn is president and chief executive office of MPA, the Association of Magazine Media. Laurie Hieb is executive director of the…
Sanchez, Salinas and Fettig: Don’t disenfranchise people…

Sanchez, Salinas and Fettig: Don’t disenfranchise people…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Rep. Tawna Sanchez represents House District 43. Rep. Andrea Salinas represents House District 38. Amy Fettig is executive director of The Sentencing…
Pham, Valderrama and Alonso Leon: Child care is…

Pham, Valderrama and Alonso Leon: Child care is…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
State Rep. Khanh Pham is represents House District 46 in Southeast Portland. Rep. Andrea Valderrama represents House District 47 in East Multnomah…
Readers' letters: Don’t let legislation reduce our…

Readers' letters: Don’t let legislation reduce our…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Our readers sound off on ending the filibuster, medical research, vaccines, Portland-area highway tolls and child care concerns.
Fruits: PERS Board must act to end continuing crisis

Fruits: PERS Board must act to end continuing crisis

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Eric Fruits is vice president of research at Cascade Policy Institute, Oregon's free market public policy research organization. He has studied state…
Bauer: Oregon must step up to protect undocumented workers…

Bauer: Oregon must step up to protect undocumented workers…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Janet Bauer is a senior policy analyst with the Oregon Center for Public Policy. Learn more at ocpp.org.
Meiffren-Swango: Oregon can’t wait another season for…

Meiffren-Swango: Oregon can’t wait another season for…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Celeste Meiffren-Swango of Southeast Portland is state director for Environment Oregon.
Bill Post: Finally, no more prescriptions for Sudafed

Bill Post: Finally, no more prescriptions for Sudafed

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
House District 25 Rep. discusses deregulation of common cold medicine, need for kratom regulation
Schmidt, Hieb: Newspapers, magazines are more than just ink…

Schmidt, Hieb: Newspapers, magazines are more than just ink…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Brigitte Schmidt Gwyn is president and chief executive office of MPA, the Association of Magazine Media. Laurie Hieb is executive director of the…
Kolker: Double Up Food Bucks benefit families, farmers

Kolker: Double Up Food Bucks benefit families, farmers

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Katy Kolker is executive director of the Portland Farmers Market, which has seen a benefit from a food program lawmakers could continue this year.
DeRemer: SB 844 could hurt patient access to necessary care

DeRemer: SB 844 could hurt patient access to necessary care

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Shawn M. DeRemer, M.D., is president and executive medical director for Anesthesia Associates Northwest and Evolve Health and Wellness.
Miller: Hydropower is a zero-carbon energy source at our…

Miller: Hydropower is a zero-carbon energy source at our…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Kurt Miller is executive director of the not-for-profit Northwest RiverPartners, which advocates for hydropower in the Pacific Northwest.
Ettling: Lawmakers should support bipartisan federal…

Ettling: Lawmakers should support bipartisan federal…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Brian Ettling of Northeast Portland is a volunteer with Citizens' Climate Lobby and lead organizer for SJM 5.
Soliday: Let's do the math on child care for small and…

Soliday: Let's do the math on child care for small and…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Sharon Soliday is chief executive officer of the Hello Foundation, a company providing speech and occupational therapy and school psychology services…
So long, and thanks for all the fish

So long, and thanks for all the fish

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
After more than eight years covering the communities of northern Marion County, Independent editor is hanging up his press badge.
Sloan, Tupper: Immigrants deserve right to legal…

Sloan, Tupper: Immigrants deserve right to legal…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
The Honorable Andrea Sloan is a retired Portland Immigration Court judge. Leni Tupper is a former attorney adviser in the Portland Immigration Court,…

Charles: Time to put brakes on Kate Brown’s…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Charles: Time to put brakes on Kate Brown’s…
John A. Charles Jr. is president and chief executive officer of Portland's Cascade Policy Institute, a free market public policy research…

Smith: Want more lumber? Manage our forests better

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Smith: Want more lumber? Manage our forests better
Nick Smith of Sherwood is executive director of the nonprofit Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities, which advocates for active forest management in…

Letters to the editor

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Letters to the editor
Readers ponder how to navigate healthcare in post-vaccine era, mandatory civics education in classrooms.

Quick-Warner, Wilson: High-speed rail speeds past…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Quick-Warner, Wilson: High-speed rail speeds past…
Brittany Quick-Warner is president and chief executive officer of the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce. Keith Wilson is president and CEO of TITAN…

Salinas, Hardesty, Colquitt: Don’t let big money…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Salinas, Hardesty, Colquitt: Don’t let big money…
State. Rep. Andrea Salinas represents House District 38 in Clackamas County. Jo Ann Hardesty is a Portland city commissioner. Rosa Colquitt is chair…

Walmsley, O'Brien: Pandemic left big impact on…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Walmsley, O'Brien: Pandemic left big impact on…
Bethany Walmsley is executive director for the Returning Veterans Project. Mark O'Brien is with RALI and an expert on criminal justice and addiction.

Davis and Allen: Dental therapists would offer…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Davis and Allen: Dental therapists would offer…
Miranda Davis, DDS, MPH, has been a tribal clinic dentist for 15 years and supervises dental therapists in Oregon. Gary Allen, DMD, MS, is vice…

Readers' letters: There are alternatives to I-5…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Readers' letters: There are alternatives to I-5…
Local writers sound off on state school budget needs, homelessness solutions and the many conspiracy theories.

Readers letters: Utility legislation good for…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Readers letters: Utility legislation good for…
Readers sound off on homeless campers, affordable energy, preschool and economic justice.

Readers letters: Lawmakers must pass civics…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Readers letters: Lawmakers must pass civics…
Readers sound off on legislation to teach civics in school, delays in dealing with climate change and family migration.

Wyden and Paluso: Child care, paid leave are…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Wyden and Paluso: Child care, paid leave are…
Andrea Paluso is executive director of Family Forward Oregon. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, a Portland Democrat, is Oregon's senior senator.

Ruiz: Civics education makes our democracy stronger

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Ruiz: Civics education makes our democracy stronger
State Rep. Ricki Ruiz (D-Gresham) represents House District 50, which covers Gresham and East Portland. He is a member of the House Committee on…

Castillo: Every month must be Cancer Awareness…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Castillo: Every month must be Cancer Awareness…
Gale Castillo, owner of Cascade Centers Inc., is chair of the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber in Portland.

Faithfully: Your life has a purpose

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Faithfully: Your life has a purpose
Religion columnist Suzanne Ybarra is a regular contributor for the Woodburn Independent. Anyone interested in writing an editorial piece for the…

Oregon City resident: Fred Meyer customers flout…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Oregon City resident: Fred Meyer customers flout…
Steve Urenda: Mom-and-pop business taking hit as big-box retailer allows non-compliance

Marucha: Lawmakers must be cautious about dental…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Marucha: Lawmakers must be cautious about dental…
Dr. Phillip Marucha is a Portland dentist and former dean and faculty member of OHSU School of Dentistry. The views expressed are his alone and do…

Lawmakers: We must support Oregon's workers,…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Lawmakers: We must support Oregon's workers,…
State Rep. Wlnsvey Campos is from Aloha. Rep. Khanh Pham is from South East Portland. Rep. Andrea Valderrama is from East Portland.

Art in Oregon founder: Solidify a place for artists

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Art in Oregon founder: Solidify a place for artists
Tammy Jo Wilson: Nonprofit group faces challenge of continuing to connect communities

Does the Constitution matter any more?

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Does the Constitution matter any more?
Newberg resident John Bonham considers the Democrats 'For the People Act' unconsitutional

Readers letters: Faith leaders stand with working…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Readers letters: Faith leaders stand with working…
Readers sound off on congressional action supporting labor unions, Sen. Ginny Burdick's retirement and drug prices.

Commissioners: Our public forests should be…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Commissioners: Our public forests should be…
Kevin Cameron is chair of the Marion County Board of Commissioners. Tootie Smith is chair of Clackamas County Board of Commissioners. Roger Nyquist…

Southwick: Foster care systems fail Oregon's LGBTQ…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Southwick: Foster care systems fail Oregon's LGBTQ…
Portland's Paul Carlos Southwick is director of the Religious Exemption Accountability Project, which empowers queer, trans and non-binary students…

Opinion: Don't let mental health system fail our…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: Don't let mental health system fail our…
Sheila Hamilton of Northwest Portland is a journalist and author of 'All the Things We Never Knew.'

Hanna: OLCC hits bars, restaurants when they are…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Hanna: OLCC hits bars, restaurants when they are…
Liz Hanna of Northeast Portland owns Mad Hanna, a dive bar. She has 27 years of experience in the hospitality industry. She is on the steering…

Lawmakers: Gun violence destroys lives, we can do…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Lawmakers: Gun violence destroys lives, we can do…
State Rep. Rachel Prusak is from West Linn. Rep. Lisa Reynolds is from Portland. Rep. Andrea Salinas is from Lake Oswego. Rep. Dacia Grayber is from…

Letters to the editor

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Letters to the editor
Woodburn Independent readers voice their support for Woodburn Fire District, bond measure 24-454

Singh: Give Environmental Justice Task Force tools…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Singh: Give Environmental Justice Task Force tools…
Akashdeep Singh is policy and advocacy manager for OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon in Portland, an advocacy and civil leadership organization.

OPINION: Civics education needed in Oregon high…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
OPINION: Civics education needed in Oregon high…
As educators and mayors, Beth Wytoski and Eric Swenson put their weight behind civics education bill SB 513

OPINION: Oregon's vaccination program is a solid…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
OPINION: Oregon's vaccination program is a solid…
After a bumpy start, multiple public agencies, private health care organizations and non-profits are now working very well together

Rajput: Help our children understand, deal with…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Rajput: Help our children understand, deal with…
Dr. Shaili Rajput is a Portland pediatrician and parent. She has a master's degree in public health and is a climate advocate with the American…

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