Turf war extends to ownership of ‘Excalibur’
This month, the Oregon Secretary of State’s office will be mailing postcards to eligible voters across the state, offering them the opportunity to register to vote. The postcards will be sent to Oregonians who, according to county records, may be eligible to vote.
To the editor: (Edited for content.) It’s one thing for an incumbent politician to oppose the challenger with ads, personal appearances and sound bites. It’s quite another to punish a challenger using the force of government.
To the editor: It was a bittersweet moment for me when Governor Kitzhaber announced his decision to choose Karen Ostrye as our new Circuit Court Judge. I had been Karen’s legal assistant for more than 11 years and the decision meant she would be leaving our office.
GOP candidate says she is right fit for ‘independent-minded’ state
SALEM — After a week of growling at each other in the press, one of Oregon’s most outspoken district attorneys against marijuana legalization and the legalization-supporting congressman who represents the Portland area had their first chance Friday to trade barbs in person.
Ready or not, we’re in the home stretch of the 2014 general election. Ballots will be sent out next month and voters are considering their choices. Since election letters are already beginning to appear in The Chronicle’s mailbox, we can expect this to be a competitive season.
To the editor: In a recent article concerning Greg Walden’s expenditures of campaign funds on food, his spokesman, Andrew Malcolm stated that the Walden committee’s expenditures on food were no different than those of other organizations, among them the Wasco County Democrats.
Reports show $300,000 spent on meals since 2011
To the editor: My name is Kari Dell and I am the mother of an eighth grader who has been mentored by Judge Karen Ostrye since October of 2011. We met Karen through the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program.
To the editor: No one doubts the Road Department Budget is in serious trouble. The commissioners acknowledged this when they appointed a committee to explore funding options. The committee spent many months preparing a report for the commissioners.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — By the time Oregonians cast their ballots, the issues and candidates will be well-known. Gov. John Kitzhaber's cowboy boots and Senate candidate Monica Wehby's surgeon scrubs will be all over television. But here are five things you might now know about the upcoming election:
Bill Dick faces two challengers
To the editor: As many of your readers know, this is the first contested judicial election for the third position in the seventh judicial district in a generation.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley wants to talk about taxes and the middle class. His Republican rival, Monica Wehby, would love to talk about the federal health care law.