EDITORIAL CARTOON: Nov. 20, 2017

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MY VOICE: Thanksgiving World War II style

In more than 75 years of celebrating Thanksgiving, one stands alone in my memory. The … Read more

OUR VOICE: Radio silence a bad idea

There will probably always be a struggle between transparency and security in America, between what … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Nov. 17, 2017

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MY VOICE: Still not taking care of veterans

In 1967 my oldest brother, Frank, was killed in Vietnam. I was 11 years old … Read more

GUEST EDITORIAL: Toward cleaner energy

We understand the disdain some people have for hydroelectric dams. They turn free-flowing rivers into … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Nov. 15, 2017

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Nov. 13, 2017

Wiseman: New dog park is much appreciated To the Editor: We wish to offer a … Read more

OUR VIEW: Time for a long-range outlook

The region’s representative in the Oregon Legislature delivered some interesting remarks last week during a … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Nov. 13, 2017

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OUR VIEW: Pausing to remember our vets

Each Veterans Day our great nation stops for a moment and gives thanks to those … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Nov. 10, 2017

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MY VOICE: Who’s actually calling the shots?

Once again, leadership in Congress has made it clear where their allegiance is. They put … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Nov. 8, 2017

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GUEST EDITORIAL: PERS issue not a fantasy

Escapist fantasy can make for great tales — “Stranger Things,” Snow White, you name it. … Read more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Nov. 6, 2017

Girard: Union can’t afford to lose its library To the Editor: I ask the community … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Nov. 6, 2017

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: Nov. 3, 2017

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GUEST EDITORIAL: What should come next in opioid fight?

President Donald Trump last week made it official: Our battle against opioid addiction is now … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Nov. 1, 2017

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: Oct. 30, 2017

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OUR VIEW: Festival a key building block to the future

Something amazing and interesting has been happening in La Grande during the past eight years. … Read more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Oct. 30, 2017

Rosenbaum: Fair and balanced Union County commission is in jeopardy To the Editor: I recently … Read more

Guest Editorial: The gap in Brown’s vision

We’re still a little puzzled over Gov. Kate Brown’s firing of Salam Noor, the state’s … Read more

Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 27, 2017

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MY VOICE: Foregoing marijuana revenue and job creation is ignorant and irresponsible

Marijuana tax revenue numbers are in, and just like Union County cannabis consumers, the entire … Read more

My Voice: Rural U.S. deserves digital access

E very year, I hold town halls in each of our state’s 36 counties to … Read more

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 23, 2017

Pokorney: Taxing and spending is ruining our beautiful Oregon To the Editor: I love Oregon. … Read more

Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 23, 2017

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OUR VIEW: Legislation makes some sense

Congress justifiably is often the target of criticism because of political gridlock, but a bipartisan … Read more

Editorial Cartoon: Oct. 20, 2017

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OUR VIEW: Businesses deserve thanks

The steady drumbeat of bad — not to mention fake — news can often seem … Read more

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