The following editorial was published Sept. 28 in The News Review of Roseburg regarding the vital role “whistleblowers” play in societal accountability:
What is the value of exploring history?
Seated among the audience at local government meetings, particularly those with controversial subject matter, is often a reporter from The Dalles Chronicle.
Should America take in Syrian refugees?
Editorial: Mayor’s words raise red flags
The Baker City Herald, Sept. 9, on the stance Oregon has taken about federal expansion of regulations on waterways:
Role of a public figure in moral crisis
The City of The Dalles and Wasco County recently signed a third deal with Google for a second expansion of the company’s holdings. The agreement allows the Internet search giant to get 15 years of property tax waivers in exchange for an initial payment of $1.7 million and annual payments of at least $1 million per year.
Bet that headline grabbed you didn’t it? And that is exactly the point of negative campaigning in the current presidential candidate showdown.
Let’s work together to support our local schools
Questions raised by death of Cecil
There is life the way you want it to be and then there is reality. A good example of that difference in outlook was on display this week at three public meetings. Citizens and government leaders weighed in on Google’s proposal for a third expansion of its holdings tied to another 15-year property tax break.
Is Donald Trump a viable candidate?
The Fourth of July celebration may be heading for fireworks of a different type. Skunked by extremely hot weather, the Fort Dalles Fourth Committee sold fewer concert tickets and hot dogs than expected. It came up $5,000 short, and asked the city to cover it.
Crosstalk: Are fetal tissue ‘sales’ right or wrong? Two views: