Citizen Taner Elliott was ‘shocked’ into action
Incumbent Carolyn Wood ‘proven’ on tough issues
Runyon questions political motive
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.
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.
Politicians have until Friday to remove signs from the pie-shaped corner of West Fourth and West Third streets.
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