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Time to pare back

Citizen Taner Elliott was ‘shocked’ into action

Experience an asset

Incumbent Carolyn Wood ‘proven’ on tough issues

State tosses two election complaints

Runyon questions political motive

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Governor candidates clash over staff pay

SUNRIVER — Meeting his Republican challenger in their first televised debate Friday, Gov. John Kitzhaber forcefully rebutted a charge by state Rep. Dennis Richardson that the governor pays women on his staff less than men.

Walden town hall set in Sherman County

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) will host a town hall meeting Friday, Sept. 26, at 9 a.m. at the Steve Burnet Extension and Research Building in Moro at 66365 Lone Rock Rd.

City bans signs on corner

Politicians have until Friday to remove signs from the pie-shaped corner of West Fourth and West Third streets.

Tussle over pro-pot signs

Turf war extends to ownership of ‘Excalibur’

Oregon encourages voter registration

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.

Letter to the editor: Not what we want

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.

Letter to the editor: Retain Ostre

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.

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Wehby stumps for senate in TD

GOP candidate says she is right fit for ‘independent-minded’ state

Legal pot debate comes down to drug statistics

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.

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Editorial: Special rules apply to election letters

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.

Letter to the editor: Dems do potlucks, not campaign funds

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.

Walden spending draws media notice

Reports show $300,000 spent on meals since 2011

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