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IDA program helps Oregonians

Power line: Bad route, bad money

Focus on raising kids, not test scores

MY VOICE: Save the planet, burn a tree

MY VOICE: ‘Community immunity’ vital

MY VOICE: Closing thoughts on time here

MY VOICE: State ODFW at a crossroads

MY VOICE: BMTD’s sense of urgency

MY VOICE: Expanding Urban Renewal

Those who have come to know me, come to really know me — not just reading about me, but who have met me, know that I am blunt and am not an exact science. I have been a strong and vocal opponent of Urban Renewal from the time I moved here, June 2013, for reasons that many have come to know. 

MY VOICE: Foundation marks a milestone

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Oregon Community Foundation. As OCF has grown and changed over four decades, so has Oregon itself. In the 1970s, Oregon’s population was well over 90 percent white; now the number is 78 percent. 

Mayor: Well deserved thanks

MY VOICE: Our educational catastrophe

Education is the system that keeps a democracy functioning, and democracy’s greatest focus must be education. 

MY VOICE: New courthouse will benefit all

MY VOICE: County needs to act on poverty

More than many other counties in Oregon, Union County has a vested interest in seeing state action to reduce poverty.

MY VOICE: Building a brighter future

If there is something that everyone in Eastern Oregon has in common, it is change. The very makeup of our communities is shifting, growing older and becoming more diverse. Many outside forces we cannot control have altered our economy, making it increasingly difficult to utilize the natural resources that surround us. 

MY VOICE: Limits needed for commissioners

“All power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

With the end of election season it’s time to take a hard look at term limits for Union County commissioners and modification of the term limits in Oregon’s Constitution for governor and other statewide offices.

MY VOICE: Here’s to an alternative ‘Xmas’

Christmas started out as a Christian holiday to celebrate the birth of Jesus in human form. Today, the Christmas holiday has grown to a commercial enterprise. 

MY VOICE: Setting the record straight

As a spokesperson for Grande Ronde Hospital, Inc., I appreciate The Observer allowing me the opportunity to set the record straight on the most glaring mistakes in a story that ran on the front page Monday, Oct. 20.

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