Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.

Marucha: Lawmakers must be cautious about dental therapy…

Marucha: Lawmakers must be cautious about dental therapy…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
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, including…

Lawmakers: We must support Oregon’s workers, including…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
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

Art in Oregon founder: Solidify a place for artists

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Tammy Jo Wilson: Nonprofit group faces challenge of continuing to connect communities
Does the Constitution matter any more?

Does the Constitution matter any more?

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Newberg resident John Bonham considers the Democrats 'For the People Act' unconsitutional
Readers letters: Faith leaders stand with working people

Readers letters: Faith leaders stand with working people

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Readers sound off on congressional action supporting labor unions, Sen. Ginny Burdick's retirement and drug prices.
Commissioners: Our public forests should be restored and…

Commissioners: Our public forests should be restored and…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
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 youth

Southwick: Foster care systems fail Oregon's LGBTQ youth

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
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 children

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

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
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 most…

Hanna: OLCC hits bars, restaurants when they are most…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
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 something…

Lawmakers: Gun violence destroys lives, we can do something…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
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

Letters to the editor

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Woodburn Independent readers voice their support for Woodburn Fire District, bond measure 24-454
Singh: Give Environmental Justice Task Force tools to…

Singh: Give Environmental Justice Task Force tools to…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
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 schools

OPINION: Civics education needed in Oregon high schools

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
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 team effort

OPINION: Oregon's vaccination program is a solid team effort

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
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 climate…

Rajput: Help our children understand, deal with climate…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
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…
Fagan: We're working hard to rebuild trust in our elections

Fagan: We're working hard to rebuild trust in our elections

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Oregon's secretary of state says she's devoting my time and energy to rebuilding confidence in our elections.
Inan: Numbers honor Prince Philip's long life

Inan: Numbers honor Prince Philip's long life

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Aziz Inan is a professor teaching in the electrical engineering program of the Donald P. Shiley School of Engineering at University of Portland.
Gervais needs fire station for quicker response

Gervais needs fire station for quicker response

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Gervais City Council declares collective support for fire district bond, new fire station
OPINION: An unlikely prescription for an unhealthy democracy

OPINION: An unlikely prescription for an unhealthy democracy

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Elections have become polarizing events, but survey research finds that Oregonians of all stripes are proud of the state's efforts to engage voters.
OPINION: WSD Board chair sheds light on superintendent…

OPINION: WSD Board chair sheds light on superintendent…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Woodburn School District Board Chair Anthony Medina clarifies many questions area residents have regarding superintendent issue
OPINION: Woodburn School District must not back away from…

OPINION: Woodburn School District must not back away from…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Woodburn Superintedent states complaint originated in response to carrying out ODE policy promoting racial equity and social justice in schools
Opinion: Oregon's struggling economy needs a long-term plan

Opinion: Oregon's struggling economy needs a long-term plan

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Tobias Read of Beaverton is Oregon state treasurer. He argues that the state can catapult out of the pandemic stronger than before.
Opinion: Cheers! Raise your beer stein to hops and natural…

Opinion: Cheers! Raise your beer stein to hops and natural…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Douglas Weathers is president of Sodbuster Farms Inc. in Marion County. He says natural gas is vital to his hop farm's future.
Opinion: Oregon can again lead nation on Equity Act

Opinion: Oregon can again lead nation on Equity Act

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
John Hummel of Bend is the Deschutes County district attorney. He wants Oregon's Congressional delegation to lead on a national LGBTQ issue.
Opinion: Lawmakers can't take a shortcut to better eye…

Opinion: Lawmakers can't take a shortcut to better eye…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Dr. Robert Bentley is a Portland ophthalmologist with more than 30 years of experience.
Opinion: Legislation vital to advancing equity in…

Opinion: Legislation vital to advancing equity in…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Ashton Simpson is executive director of Oregon Walks. Cameron Whitten is an equity advocate and nonprofit executive.
Opinion: Let's put power in Oregonians' hands to prevent…

Opinion: Let's put power in Oregonians' hands to prevent…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
State Rep. Rachel Prusak represents House District 37 in parts of Clackamas and Washington counties.
OPINION: 'Lady Cats'? Nope. It's time for gendered team…

OPINION: 'Lady Cats'? Nope. It's time for gendered team…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Schools labeling girls high school athletic mascots with 'Lady' is an antiquated practice that is ready for retirement
Opinion: Want to help Oregon landlords? Don't approve tax…

Opinion: Want to help Oregon landlords? Don't approve tax…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Daniel Hauser is with the Oregon Center for Public Policy. He argues that Oregon's SB 330 would not provide the right aid to struggling landlords.
OPINION: Sharing your views will help shape our state

OPINION: Sharing your views will help shape our state

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Oregon Values & Beliefs Center values opinions enough to reward those who participate in their monthly panels.

Opinion: Our children deserve a breath of fresh air

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: Our children deserve a breath of fresh air
Part of returning children to the classroom involves making sure those schools are healthy for all students.

OPINION: 2021 Legislative Sessions passes first…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
OPINION: 2021 Legislative Sessions passes first…
Rep. Bill Post reviews bills that have moved out of committee, passed first hurdle

Opinion: Oregon searches for a coherent drug policy

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: Oregon searches for a coherent drug policy
John A. Charles Jr. is president and CEO of Portland's Cascade Policy Institute, Oregon's free market public policy research organization. He can be…

Opinion: Beer, wine taxes should invest in hope,…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: Beer, wine taxes should invest in hope,…
State. Rep. Tawna Sanchez represents North/Northeast Portland's House District 43.

OPINION: Oregon's farming community is as diverse…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
OPINION: Oregon's farming community is as diverse…
Oregon Farm Bureau celebrates state's plethora of farming and ranching practices for National Ag Week

OPINION: It’s time to give voice to the values…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
OPINION: It’s time to give voice to the values…
Oregon Values & Voices project will pair unbiased research with independent reporting to inform Oregonians working to build stronger communities…

Opinion: Oregon should break the waste cycle

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: Oregon should break the waste cycle
Celeste Meiffren-Swango of Southeast Portland is state director for Environment Oregon.

Readers' Letters: Support safe streets through bike…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Readers' Letters: Support safe streets through bike…
Local readers sound off on issues like bicycle safety, saving Oregon's dairy farms and preventing youth suicide through gun safety.

Governor orders schools open: Right move, wrong…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Governor orders schools open: Right move, wrong…
Governor scores political points but deprives Oregon school districts the needed flexibiliy she promised in December.

Letters to the Editor

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Readers weigh in on Oregon timber tax, respond to Oregon's Covid cases compared to South Dakota and Florida

Opinion: Former county party chair: GOP fighting to…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: Former county party chair: GOP fighting to…
The former chair of the Multnomah County Republicans says not to trust the media regarding the presidential election.

Opinion: Working Oregonians deserve leaders who…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: Working Oregonians deserve leaders who…
Graham Trainor is president of the Oregon AFL-CIO, the federation of labor unions representing more than 300,000 working Oregonians. Reyna Lopez is…

Opinion: New timber taxes would scuttle economic…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: New timber taxes would scuttle economic…
Jenny Johnson of Astoria is a forester who advocates for sustainable forest management.

Opinion: Oregon journalists confront threats to all…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: Oregon journalists confront threats to all…
Ellen Osoinach is the Local Legal Initiative attorney in Oregon for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.

Opinion: What lessons have educators learned from…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: What lessons have educators learned from…
Chris Long, principal of Willamette Connections Academy in Scio, says the COVID-19 shutdown provides valuable insight.

Opinion: Are rolling blackouts becoming the new…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: Are rolling blackouts becoming the new…
Kurt Miller is executive director of Northwest RiverPartners, a not-for-profit organization that advocates hydropower for a better Northwest.

Feb. 24 letters to the editor

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Feb. 24 letters to the editor
The Woodburn Independent's readers weigh in on Woodburn police, recent editorial

My View: Remembering Rush Limbaugh

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
My View: Remembering Rush Limbaugh
Opinion: Portland talk radio host Lars Larson recalls the impacts made by Rush Limbaugh, who died Feb. 17, at age 70.

Opinion: Oregon's GOP abandoned its winning ways

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: Oregon's GOP abandoned its winning ways
Republicans here once bucked the conservative tilt of the national party and had many successes to show the wisdom of that strategy

OPINION: Climate protection can't exclude Oregon's…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
OPINION: Climate protection can't exclude Oregon's…
My generation needs Gov. Brown to get serious about getting all the state's polluters to clean up their acts. And do so before 2050

Pandemic drives increase in direct to consumer sales

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Pandemic drives increase in direct to consumer sales
Community Supported Agriculture - CSAs - have seen rise in popularity, especially during COVID-19 pandemic

OPINION: We can build a more just and dynamic…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
OPINION: We can build a more just and dynamic…
Legislature's BIPOC Caucus focuses on efforts to ensure everyone has the chance to thrive as we break down barriers

Opinion: Oregon renters need more protections from…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: Oregon renters need more protections from…
Recent legislation helped, but many Oregonians - particularly Black and Hispanic families - face additional challenges

Opinion: Pay parents who've had to support kids'…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
Opinion: Pay parents who've had to support kids'…
State should offset the cost to Oregon families who have given up paychecks to accommodate forced home-based distance classes.

OPINION: It's time to strip 'Black Codes' from the…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
OPINION: It's time to strip 'Black Codes' from the…
Oregon U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley will again seek to end the legacy of a clause long used as a 'tool of control' over people of color.

After 19 years, it's time to retire Oregon's…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
After 19 years, it's time to retire Oregon's…
The 'pubic purpose charged' tacked on to power bills has been a boon to the Energy Trust of Oregon and a burden on consumers.

LUBA decision doesn't equal defeat for the city

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
LUBA decision doesn't equal defeat for the city
The land use body dismissed the case on jurisdictional grounds, not on the merits of the arguments

OPINION: Dear Kate Brown: It's time to get out of…

Woodburn Independent - Opinion
OPINION: Dear Kate Brown: It's time to get out of…
Sports writer Miles Vance calls on Oregon governor to look at the numbers and allow high school sports to safely return

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Our Opinion: Thankfully, Oregon's delegation is safe

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Our Opinion: Thankfully, Oregon's delegation is safe
Anger is the chief emotion being expressed by our elected leaders and their staff after the Jan. 6 attack on democracy.

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