Our own version of Hetch Hetchy, the East Moraine of Wallowa Lake, a one-of-a-kind geological phenomenon, one of Oregon’s most special places along with Smith Rock, Steens Mountain, Cascade Head and Crown Point, deserves saving.
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.
“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.