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Editorial: Legislature needs to slow down

This week the Wasco County Commission and Rep. John Huffman, R-The Dalles, rightfully voiced protests about the Oregon Legislature using the 35-day session in 2016 to push through major policy issues that have not been fully vetted.

Editorial: ‘Suspending’ means race is over

Make no mistake. When they suspend a campaign, as Rand Paul did Wednesday and Mike Huckabee and Martin O'Malley did right after the Iowa caucuses, it's not to take a break for household chores or a reflective week at the beach. It's game over.

Crosstalk: Is not voting a moral option in 2016?

Is not voting a moral option in 2016?

Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up, thumbs down...

Crosstalk: What is the role of the militia today?

What is the role of the militia today?

Crosstalk: What should be done with Gitmo?

What should be done with Gitmo?

Editorial: A glimpse behind the scenes

When I became the publisher of The Dalles Chronicle, I accepted the role of steward to lead this historic community newspaper. It has become resoundingly clear to me since my arrival Nov. 30 that folks in this area greatly value their hometown newspaper. During my first month on the job, I met with dozens of readers, staff and business members to gather input on the issues they felt were most relevant to this community.

Crosstalk: Does the end justify the means?

Does the end justify the means?

Editorial: Walden, true leadership shows

It isn’t often in today’s political environment that members of Congress make a speech that has the potential to bring people together instead of deepening the partisan divide.

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Editorial: Clemency for Hammond family

The following editorial ran Jan. 5 in the East Oregonian regarding the armed standoff in Harney County following the imprisonment of two ranchers: The case of Dwight and Steven Hammond is a tragedy, both because of what they did and how they have been treated since.

Crosstalk: New Year brings economic concerns

New Year brings economic concerns

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Editorial: Shining the light in dark places

Shining the light in dark places

Crosstalk: What would you ask a top candidate?

What would you ask a top candidate?

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Editorial: Set realistic goals for 2016

It has become an annual tradition for many Americans to say “a new year, a new me” every January 1st and spend a lot of time setting goals for the upcoming year.

Crosstalk: Working together can be messy

Working together can be messy ness

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