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August 15, 2014

Letters

by none
Score another win for the bullies of the world Aug. 1 was the day Dream Girls Espresso closed in Forest Grove. And with that, you can officially score another win for the bullies of the world.…
August 15, 2014

Wehby gets tangled in money web

by Hillsboro Tribune
Oregon’s U.S. Senate race between incumbent Sen. Jeff Merkley, a Democrat, and his Republican challenger, Monica Wehby, just got a lot more complicated. In early August, a political action…
August 15, 2014

People deserve to know when food has been altered

by Anne and Rene Berblinger
As Oregon family farmers, we enthusiastically support the ballot measure to label genetically engineered foods. It would help Oregonians tell the difference between locally grown real food and…
August 08, 2014

Why bring a health risk to our shores?

by Hillsboro Tribune
Donald Trump is not someone we believe deserves to be listened to. He is strident, insensitive and provocative. Yet like the blind squirrel that does occasionally stumble upon a nut, or the…
August 08, 2014

School shooting drill sparks emotional response

by Kathy Fuller
The rational part of my brain told me I was watching a practice drill. As I stood in a second-floor hallway of Liberty High School, earplugs in place and ready for the first sounds of blanks…
August 08, 2014

Letters

by none
Yes, there are still angels among us I turned on my TV and heard: “Once you have been hit by the flu, get in bed and cancel your daily run. There is some evidence that pushing yourself can…
August 01, 2014

Our Opinion: Atiyeh's quiet style a blueprint for today

by Editorial Board
The Oregon that former Gov. Vic Atiyeh led when he took office in January 1979 was a much different place than today. Timber was still the state’s economic king. The symbiotic relationship…
August 01, 2014

Efficient mass transit boosts economy, quality of life

by Craig Dirksen
Every day in our region, people from all walks of life depend on mass transit and our system of highways, roads and bridges. From getting to work or to the doctor to getting parts to factories…
July 25, 2014

Some friendly advice for Oregon's next governor

by Editorial Board
On July 18, Gov. John Kitzhaber and state Rep. Dennis Richardson squared off in the first gubernatorial debate of the year at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association convention in Salem. The…
July 25, 2014

Nation must improve care for veterans

by Suzanne Bonamici
For generations, our country has reaped the benefits of a powerful military — a military that has defended our freedom and helped pursue peace and autonomy for other nations abroad. Service…

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Jul 25, 2014

Goodbye to the all-American burger - and animal cruelty

by David Roza
I’ll say this right away: I love cheeseburgers. Eating a cheeseburger is like biting into a savory storybook of textures, tastes and time-told traditional American cuisine. It starts with the…
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Jul 18, 2014

Here's why I - and you - need journalism

by Kate Stringer
There are many reasons I shouldn’t be a journalist. That was my thought in 10th-grade English class. One particular day, my teacher was recruiting students to register for the journalism class…
Jul 18, 2014

In this heat, give pets an extra break

by Hillsboro Tribune
We’ve all seen it. A parked car sitting somewhere with no humans around, and inside, a dog locked within. Sure, the pet’s owner has left the window rolled down a few inches, but that’s just not…
Jul 18, 2014

Hunger still a big problem in county

by Ronald Sarazin
Bursting with good economic news, Washington County may seem like an unlikely place for hunger. Yet it exists all around us. The county has fared quite well in recovering from the Great…
Jul 11, 2014

Volunteers celebrate Fourth by helping others

by Hillsboro Tribune
Washington County sure knows how to celebrate! The weekend’s Fourth of July festivities started early around the area and really didn’t stop even when July 5 rolled around. In Hillsboro, the…
Jul 11, 2014

Hunger exists all around Washington County

by Ronald Sarazin
Bursting with good economic news, Washington County may seem like an unlikely place for hunger. Yet it exists all around us. The county has fared quite well in recovering from the Great…
Jul 11, 2014

Changes will enhance law enforcement coverage in Cornelius

by Jef Dalin
Effective July 1, police services in the city of Cornelius will be provided by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. For Cornelius residents, this means they will receive a higher level of…
Jul 11, 2014

Letters

by none
‘Facts’ on guns are often complete falsehoods The last issue of this newspaper contained both an opinion (“Gun violence now just part of the landscape,” Hillsboro Tribune, June 20 issue) and a…
Jul 04, 2014

No reason to overreact to cougar sightings

by Hillsboro Tribune
Last week, the city of Hillsboro responded to a report that a cougar was sighted near the Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve by closing the trails at the popular park. On June 26 at around 8:30…
Jul 04, 2014

Letters

by none
‘Facts’ on guns are often complete falsehoods The last issue of this newspaper contained both an opinion (“Gun violence now just part of the landscape,” Hillsboro Tribune, June 20 issue) and a…




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