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    Editorial cartoon from Aug. 28

    Editorial cartoon from Aug. 28, 2014

    Letter to the editor: Caring ‘family’

    To the editor: How do we begin to thank the wonderful friends who became family to our dear Father, John Vaday, at the Oregon Veterans Home for the last 5 years. He came to them from Florida in 2008, in very bad health, and in need of much special care. He was on a path of deep dementia, from which we thought he would never recover, and leave us within a few short months.

    Editorial: Liquor surcharge "tax" needs changed

    The (Bend) Bulletin, Aug. 23: You may not have known this, but Oregon doesn’t “tax” liquor. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission simply raises its margin on the stuff when the state needs more money. The taxes it does collect go to the federal government.

    Editorial: High stakes on tribal recognition

    Just short of his 92nd birthday, Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe Chairman and hereditary Chief Joe Scovell died earlier this month, just after U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici introduced federal legislation to recognize the tribe.

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    Editorial cartoons from Aug. 26

    Editorial cartoons from Aug. 2, 2014.

Letters to the Editors

    Letter to the editor: Caring ‘family’

    To the editor: How do we begin to thank the wonderful friends who became family to our dear Father, John Vaday, at the Oregon Veterans Home for the last 5 years. He came to them from Florida in 2008, in very bad health, and in need of much special care. He was on a path of deep dementia, from which we thought he would never recover, and leave us within a few short months.

    Letter to the editor: Wonderful people

    To the editor: I have recently returned home after a visit to my dear pen friend, Pauley Ellett. In 1944, we commenced our friendship.

    Letter to the editor: Hurrah, Dooley

    To the editor: Kudos for Sheila Dooley! She has been a steady hand at the helm of the Library District (formerly known as The Dalles/Wasco County Library) for over 40 years.

    Letter to the editor: Do the right thing

    To the editor: For eight years I worked for Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District as “the Rose Lady.” For the last two years I’ve continued to volunteer time as a consultant, doing maintenance, etc. I know the people there. We’re a small group.

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