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Letter to the editor: Republican time

To the editor: Let’s try something different when we vote. We have not had a Republican governor in 30 years and Greg Walden is our only representative in the U.S. government.

Letter to the editor: Proven record

To the editor: Should Rod Runyon get re-elected? Commissioner Runyon was the leading no vote on Commissioner Steve Kramer’s motion for county landowners to vote to assess their homes, ranches and farms $2.03 per thousand dollars of value to fund the Wasco County Road Department. City landowners who use or don’t use county roads were opted out of the vote by City officials. If you rent or lease anything in the county, your rent would have naturally increased as increases are nearly always passed on.

Letter to the editor: Time for Bailey

To the editor: Support Bailey! I believe there needs to be a change at the Wasco County Commission and this change is best represented by Bridget Bailey.

Letter to the editor: Ostrye for judge

To the editor: I have known Judge Karen Ostrye for more than 20 years.

Oregon residents divided on GMO ballot issue

Majority of state panel has concerns with M92

City mulls tax on pot sales

Backers of M91 have threatened legal action

Hemp use in America dates to early colonial times

King required settlers in Va. to grow crop

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M91 sparks spirited debate

Measure 91 would regulate and tax manufacture and distribution of marijuana in Oregon, for use by people age 21 and over. People over 21 could legally have four homegrown marijuana plants and eight ounces of usable marijuana at a given time, 16 ounces in solid form at a given time, and 72 ounces in liquid form for noncommercial purposes. They cannot have more than one ounce of usable marijuana in a public place. Possessing more than these amounts carries criminal penalties ranging from a felony to a violation, depending on the amount. Taxes raised will go to schools, drug treatment and police. It preserves current landlord-tenant rights and retains workplace drug-free laws. Two views on the measure: Pot should stay illegal" and "Prohibition should end."

Letter to the editor: Don’t fire chief

To the editor: I attended this week’s meeting of the Mosier Fire District in which the board fired the chief — and I am absolutely appalled!

Letter to the editor: Support three

To the editor: In the next few weeks we will have the privilege and honor of selecting leaders for our state, county and city. This is a responsibility that is very important to me and one that I take very seriously.

Letter to the editor: New council

To the editor: Here are three good reasons to remove career politicians Bill Dick and Carolyn Wood from city council:

Letter to the editor: Honest, ethical

To the editor: I am writing in favor of a vote for Taner Elliott. I have known Taner and his extended family for years and know them all to be honest, ethical, hard working individuals.

Letter to the editor: Common sense

To the editor: We appreciate the time and effort local citizens give to serve their community. Nevertheless, in view of the questionable decisions made by the City Council in the past few years, we feel it is time for change.

Runyon: Proud of record

Community outreach is important

Bailey: Vision for change

More focus on schools, ag industry

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