OTF Response: White: Border wall is a phony national emergency

To the Editor: I am writing in response to the Jan. 25 On the Fence … Read more

ON THE FENCE: Admire economic growth? Why don’t you move to Bend?

Rural America is in trouble. Rural economies have been declining for the past 25 years. … Read more

ON THE FENCE: Socialism and capitalism— We need them both

When President Trump declared in his recent State of the Union speech that “America will … Read more

ON THE FENCE: Why capitalism will always beat socialism

An increasingly popular sentiment expressed in today’s political environment is that of the desirability of … Read more

On the Fence:One size does not fit all with health care

Health care in the United States is flawed; however, a universal health care system would … Read more

On the Fence: We need both: The problem is in the design

Asking whether American health care should be private or public is like asking whether a … Read more

MY VOICE: Nothing to gain, everything to lose: B2H transmission line is obsolete and devastating

The B2H transmission line is a 20th century solution in search of a modern problem … Read more

EDITORIAL: Weather posed challenges for delivery

The snowiest February in at least a couple of decades. A printing press that suffered … Read more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Jan. 28, 2019

Alexis: ‘Ice Cream Patrol’ continues to serve To the Editor: Most local folks have heard … Read more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Jan. 18, 2019

Christie: OTEC should provide electricity, not political patronage To the Editor: Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative … Read more

MY VOICE: Celebrating 50 years of helping people, changing lives

Have you been around long enough to remember EOCDC? What about HELP, Inc.? Ever heard … Read more

MY VOICE: Where are the protections for ranchers?

It seems a weekly routine, reading about new depredations on livestock in the Capital Press … Read more

FROM THE NEWSROOM: A new face to introduce at The Observer

Hello, readers! My name is Amanda Weisbrod and I’m the newest reporter at The Observer. … Read more

ON THE FENCE: Equality of outcome vs. equality of ability to participate

When it comes to men and women in politics or any other aspect of life, should the focus be on equality of outcome or equality of ability to participate?

Our country was founded upon the bold declaration we are all created equal. In our … Read more

ON THE FENCE: Equality of outcome vs. equality of ability to participate

When it comes to men and women in politics or any other aspect of life, should the focus be on equality of outcome or equality of ability to participate?

This question was originally drafted to produce an examination of women’s issues in American politics. … Read more

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jan. 7, 2019

Ebbert: Intended constitutional safeguards must be reinforced To the Editor, In spite of the intended … Read more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Jan. 4, 2019

Ater: America’s refuge should be reserved for legal immigrants To the Editor: The letter submitted … Read more

MY VOICE: Children in foster care need your help

Did you know… Of youth who age out of foster care without a permanent home: … Read more

ON THE FENCE: Why join a political party: Local political engagement is the foundation of our entire political system

Do you ever find yourself dissatisfied with local or national public policy? Have you ever … Read more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dec. 31, 2018

Kramer: Earn tax credit by donating to Oregon Cultural Trust To the Editor: I was … Read more

ON THE FENCE: Why join a political party: Activism is the antidote to feeling helpless

The first two major political parties were established in 1792: the Federalist Party and the … Read more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dec. 21, 2018

Grigsby et al.: Food drive reaffirms La Grande’s generosity To the Editor: EOU students from … Read more

MY VOICE: Spout Springs parking plan supports multiple uses

As the Walla Walla District Ranger, I have had the privilege of talking with many … Read more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dec. 19, 2018

Terry: LHS wrestlers in Hawaii were like a gift To the Editor: I was given … Read more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dec. 17, 2018

Sams: Donations to Cultural Trust help preserve Oregon’s quality of life To the Editor: Google … Read more

ON THE FENCE: Oregon’s Sanctuary Law is a core state value reflects dignity and respect, core state values

Editor’s Note: The Republican writer did not submit an On The Fence piece for this … Read more

MY VOICE: Three ways entrepreneurs benefit from recent economic policies

One of the best parts of my job is visiting with entrepreneurs at their places … Read more

MY VOICE: OTEC needs to move quickly as renewable revolution speeds up

There are certainly storm clouds on the horizon for the Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative, but … Read more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dec. 10, 2018

Clements: Success of robotics tournament due to Croft To the Editor: One of the many … Read more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dec. 5, 2018

Ebbert: New House of Representatives may modulate administration’s atrocities To the Editor: The election is … Read more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Nov. 30, 2018

McCracken: Cougars are not to blame for low elk numbers To the Editor: “Cougars: too … Read more

MY VOICE: Organic food known to be more nutritious — what’s on your plate?

The popularity of organic produce has increased dramatically over the years and for good reasons. … Read more

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