To the editor: Tonight, citizens of The Dalles have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reaffirm the value of the Columbia and Snake federal dams, their associated energy infrastructure and the river system to the Northwest.
Castro’s legacy was deeply disturbing
To the editor: Donald Trump's surprise win for the presidency, and the continuing popularity of Bernie Sanders, seem to indicate that a new populist era is here in the United States. How do we channel the energy in a positive direction, at least locally?
To the editor: Providing affordable health care is a tough nut to crack. Republicans are quickly retreating from "Repeal and Replace" to a symbolic "Repeal" and an undefined "Transition" that may go on for years and leave much of Obamacare untouched.
The holiday shopping season is underway and this is the time of year to support local businesses that make a point of giving back to the community.
To the editor: I’d like to thank Vicky in the The Dalles Planning Department for getting the obstruction removed that has led to people going too fast in a school zone and many unfair speeding tickets on 10th near the four-way stop with Cherry Heights.
To the editor: Next year, 2017 in America, will be a fascinating one. On the home front in Oregon, look forward to more taxes and idiotic anti-gun regulations now that the governor has actually been elected.
What’s best about holiday scene?
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To the editor: The Sunday, Nov. 6, article by Jesse Burkhardt on the AmeriTies plant in The Dalles was totally one-sided and not very informative on the dangers of the coal tar creosote used in the treatment process.
To the editor: As we come to that time of year where we give thanks for the many blessings in our lives, I would be remiss if I did not say “thank you” to my friends and neighbors for returning me to the Oregon House of Representatives to serve as your voice in Salem.
To the editor: The U.S. is the only country to have an Electoral College which directly elects the executive president. For the fifth time, our system has elected a leader most of the voters did not want to hold office. This erodes faith in democracy.
To the editor: Since I am a chemist, I was a little shocked when your Nov. 18 paper stated that oxygen is a highly flammable gas.
To the editor: Today, we are witnessing prophesy being fulfilled concerning end-times events. End-times means the end of man’s government and the beginning of the millennial reign of Jesus.
To the editor: In 2008 when Obama won the presidency, did the conservatives go on a rampage creating riots and destruction in our streets?