To the editor: Substance prohibition hasn’t worked since Adam and Eve took a bite of the forbidden fruit. If the fear of God wasn’t enough to keep them partaking, it seems awfully arrogant of a prohibitionist to think that somehow they can do what God Almighty could not.
To the editor: Earlier this fall, I was blessed with the opportunity to canvass on behalf of U.S. congressional candidate Aelea Christofferson.
To the editor: There are only a few days left in the election season and, like most of the people I know, I am ready for it to be over.
To the editor: On ‘The Great Pot Debate’ televised Sunday morning, the reasons given to legalize pot were that it would be regulated ‘for adults’ (alcohol is?) and it would decriminalize the use of pot and control the quality. An advertisement by Washington’s King County Sheriff John Urquhart says drug arrests for DUII (driving under the influence of intoxicants) are down. Really? When the availability of drugs is up?
To the editor: St. Vincent de Paul. I am not Catholic but have felt the need to defend this honored Saint. He is a real man that lived and died devoted to helping anyone in need of help.
To the editor: Please join us in voting to retain Karen Ostrye as Circuit Court Judge.She is fair, open-minded, thoughtful, conscientious, and focused on community service.
To the editor: Tim Farrell for Judge. I have worked with Tim Farrell as a court-appointed defense attorney and have appreciated his thorough approach to resolving criminal cases for his clients.
To the editor: Very, very disappointing to see your endorsement of Jeff Merkley. You are endorsing a guy who, to my knowledge, has never held anything but a public or government job yet he continues to drone on and on about his "blue collar" upbringing and "common man" persona.
One in five Oregonians have voted
To the editor: If you think your congressman should be bought and paid for by out of state money — voter for Greg Walden. If you think your congressman should put his personal religious beliefs and political party agenda before his constituents and Oregon — vote for Greg Walden. If you think the hugely profitable fossil fuel industry needs billions in tax payer subsidies and tax breaks — vote for Greg Walden.
Amount of revenue awaits M91 fate
Wasco County Clerk Linda Brown reported Tuesday morning that 3,309 of the ballots sent to 13, 048 registered voters had been returned.
To the editor: Dear rural Oregon friends and neighbors, over many election cycles, I’ve listened to conservatives who didn’t cast a ballot complain “My vote doesn’t count so why bother?” Here’s why (your vote counts):
To the editor: As a farmer, I ask you to vote and please vote no on M92. First, it will not make our food supply safer.
To the editor: GMO and Pot Initiatives on the ballot. Please vote for labeling GMO’s in our food. Why? Here are my reasons: