LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Aug. 10, 2018

Hargrove: Our value and identity come from our maker To the Editor: Our world is … Read more

ON THE FENCE: A ‘good government’ could fix the Farm Bill

Farm Bill

All we seem to hear about the U.S. Farm Bill is that Congress can’t renew … Read more

MY VOICE: ‘Ignoring Oregonians’ does not describe Walden or Barreto

I feel compelled to reply to Matt Cooper’s recent “My Voice” related to Rep. Greg … Read more

LOOKING TOWARD LEGISLATION: Local county fairs are special institutions

As I was preparing to participate in the 2018 Umatilla County Fair Parade, it occurred … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Aug. 6, 2018

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Aug. 6, 2018

Alexis: Kudos to ER staff To the Editor: Recently, I thought I was having a … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: August 1, 2018

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MY VOICE: American flag represents right to vote

On June 7, when I arrived at my office, I discovered the American flag hanging … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: July 30, 2018

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MY VOICE: Rep. Greg Walden rubber-stamps Trump while he ignores Oregonians

Rep. Greg Walden, who hasn’t held a town hall in La Grande for years, once … Read more

ON THE FENCE: Self-governance depends on exercise of free speech

Technology disrupts societies. The invention of the printing press in the 15th century enabled the … Read more

ON THE FENCE: Free exercise of speech in public discourse is vital to a free society

Perhaps no liberty so resoundingly defines our Republic than that of free speech — a … Read more

New faces to introduce at The Observer

Hello, readers. I wanted to take a moment to introduce some new people we have … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: July 16, 2018

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: July 11, 2018

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: July 11, 2018

Cassens: Stand up for the Land and Water Conservation Fund To the Editor: I serve … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: July 9, 2018

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: July 9, 2018

Gove: Photoshop use isn’t the problem “We know perfectly well what women look like. We … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: July 6, 2018

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: July 4, 2018

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: July 4, 2018

Locken: Ice Cream Patrol brings joy and encouragement To the Editor: There is a small … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: July 2, 2018

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: July 2, 2018

Shick: Community collaboration helped Eastern Oregon singers get to Italy To the Editor: I have … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: June 29, 2018

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: June 29, 2018

McCracken: vector control spray harmful Annual vector control activities have begun. In Island City neighborhoods … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: June 27, 2018

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Outdoor recreation drives local economy

Sometimes those of us who live in Northeast Oregon have to pinch ourselves we’re so … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: June 25, 2018

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Swart: We must speak out about separation of refugee families

To the Editor: If you believe, as I do, that taking children from their parents … Read more

ON THE FENCE: National Debt prohibits economic growth

The National Debt is the difference between the money the government receives in taxes, interest … Read more

ON THE FENCE: National Debt could be too much for future generations

For 50 years, the U.S. government has been spending more than we earn –– selling … Read more

EDITORIAL CARTOON: June 18, 2018

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