Letter to the editor: Stop forest gridlock

To the editor: After 20 years of endless gridlock in our federal forests, it's time to address the underlying crisis threatening the health of our rural communities and millions of acres of forests each year lost to wildfire by restoring active, sustainable management to these public lands.

Letter to the editor: Youth center support

To the editor: For many years it has been the desire of everyone who cares about children and teenagers in the Mid-Columbia to see a youth center built to help them reach their greatest potential. A positive affordable and safe place for youngsters to go and be mentored by encouraging adults while doing fun activities. A place where young people can take part in music, art, sports, computers and drama, just to name a few, while also learning valuable life skills.

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Therapy dog stars in calendar

Havanese named ‘Mocha’ has been visiting MCMC for almost nine years

Letter to the editor: Unique opportunity

To the editor: The departure of the city manager, the arrival of two new city councilors coupled with a visionary mayor gives us a unique opportunity. We have an opportunity to look at alternative models and approaches to providing city services.

Crosstalk: Should #BlackLivesMatter be watched?

Should #BlackLivesMatter be watched?

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Editorial: Wolf plan needs to be balanced

The looming court battle over the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission’s decision to remove gray wolves from the state endangered species list is a prime example of the growing disconnect between people in urban centers and food producers in rural areas.

Editorial: State needs different approach to prison management

Oregon needs different approach to prison management

Letter to the editor: A world with angels

To the editor: What would you do if you were a 10-year-old boy whose father lost control of the truck and trailer full of hay?

Editorial: Oregon has room for improvement

Oregon's Gov. Kate Brown doesn't think 2016 is the right time to add more money to the state's ailing highway system. Rather, she wants to concentrate her effort on raising the state's minimum wage.

Letter to the editor: Veterans Day tribute

To the editor: He went wherever his country called. He did his job whether menial or magnificent. He followed orders, sometimes that he did not like. He felt the fear of danger and the thrill of success.

Crosstalk: No boots on the ground vow revoked

No boots on the ground vow revoked

Letter to Editor: Concerns about city

To the editor: While I too am happy to see some relief on our water bills and also express gratitude for the donated time from our city council and mayor, I do have concerns about their decisions.

Letter to the Editor: Spirit of Halloween

To the editor: Each year local downtown merchants come together and hold the annual “Safe Downtown Trick-or-Treat” event, and each year this event seems to grow. In 2014 The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce partnered with The Dalles Main Street Organization and Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation to hold a candy drive that would help the businesses with the candy demand.

Letter to the editor: End-times realities

To the editor: I have had several people ask me to write another letter, so here goes… I have gleaned a lot of info on end-time prophecy fulfillment primarily by a man who God called 45 years ago to do just that.

Letter to the editor: Last days of museum

To the editor: Time is running out for those who want to experience the Mini-Museum of Military Memorabilia (M-4) because it will be dismantled soon after Veterans Day. The M-4 may be just a window display, but the items on view stir strong memories of times gone by and of those who did their part to preserve the freedoms we all enjoy.