In Our Opinion: Continue police assessment, but ditch Betz

In Our Opinion: Continue police assessment, but ditch Betz

City's best course is to complete the outside review of the NDPD, fire the city manager These are...

Protecting your wishes for end-of-life care

Protecting your wishes for end-of-life care

The Obama Administration recently took an incredibly important step in empowering patients and...

July 29 letters to the editor

July 29 letters to the editor

City right to reinstate Casey as Newberg police chief To the editor: My family has known the...

In Our Opinion: Oregon Promise doesn't go far enough

In Our Opinion: Oregon Promise doesn't go far enough

When it comes to higher education, Oregon has a problem. When the Oregon Education Investment...


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July 22 guest opinion
July 22, 2015

Post ponders the events of his first legislative session

by (none)
The legislative session just came to a close and as your state representative I wanted to take a moment to fill you in on some of the highlights from the past months. You may remember that this…
July 15 editorial
July 15, 2015

In Our Opinion: Congrats, Newberg, you got involved

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On July 6, the Newberg City Council gathered to deliberate on the fate of Martell Commons, a proposed apartment project on Villa Road. That in and of itself is not remarkable; the council is…
July 15 guest opinion
July 15, 2015

Rubies and Roses Benefit Ball a boon to CYFS

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Once again, Chehalem Youth and Family Services has given Newberg an opportunity to attend and support its annual Rubies and Roses Benefit Ball, the widely anticipated annual celebration of CYFS…
July 15 letters to the editor
July 15, 2015

July 15 letters to the editor

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Words matter: Stop the hate To the editor: Over a century ago my great-grandparents arrived in Yamhill County by horse and wagon, their homestead became the base for family that followed. The…
July 8 editorial
July 08, 2015

In Our Opinion: Transportation bill doomed from the start

by Pamplin Media Group
July 11 is just around the corner, and it appears the Legislature is looking forward to it like an elementary school student looks forward to summer break. With majorities in both the House and…
July 8 guest opinion
July 08, 2015

Homelessness remains a real problem in Oregon

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Attending a packed Joint Ways & Means Committee hearing at Portland Community College’s Rock Creek campus in late April, the economic challenges facing Oregonians were clearly evident from all…
July 8 letters to the editor
July 08, 2015

July 8 letters to the editor

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Background checks are ineffective in stopping crime To the editor: In the June 24 edition, there was an editorial from the Medford Mail Tribune lauding Connecticut for their drop in homicide…
July 1 editorial
July 01, 2015

In Our Opinion: Let an arborist decide tree's fate

by (none)
City's rush to fell historical tree at public library shortsighted Readers are probably familiar with the old adage, recited by many a parent to children seeking cash: money doesn’t grow on…
July 1 guest opinion
July 01, 2015

Oregon must find a new way to fund education

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Is the state of K-12 education in Oregon analogous to the boiling frog? The premise of the anecdote is that if a frog is placed in boiling water, it will jump out. However, if it is placed in…
July 1 letters to the editor
July 01, 2015

July 1 letters to the editor

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Stop funding Israel’s actions To the editor: As one who sees Bernie Sanders as a very favorable candidate for president, I have sent him an open letter finding fault with his support for the…

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June 24 editorial
Jun 24, 2015

Have a fun summer, but be safe

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Now that summer has begun it’s time for a safety reminder for those seeking fun in the sun, whether it be in the water, in the car or in the backyard. Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to…
June 24 guest opinion
Jun 24, 2015

Linked to jobs, affordable housing a winning issue

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A hundred million dollars of state funds for affordable housing, something Oregon voters do not mention as one of the most important problems they want their local and state government officials…
June 24 letters to the editor
Jun 24, 2015

June 24 letters to the editor

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Come on out, step right up To the editor: Relay for Life, themed Step Right Up to Cure Cancer, is this Saturday and Sunday at Newberg High School. Relay just gets bigger and better each year.…
June 17 editorial
Jun 17, 2015

There's much fun on tap this summer

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Rodeo, lavender festival, Special Olympics and Old Fashioned Festival will not fail to entertain For anyone looking to have some fun in the month of July, the Newberg area certainly is the place…
June 17 guest opinion
Jun 17, 2015

Senators must do their homework in judging Right to Try bill

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Should the Food and Drug Administration prevent a dying patient with a terminal disease from receiving investigational drugs? The answer seems obvious. These patients have nothing to lose (their…
June 17 letters to the editor
Jun 17, 2015

June 17 letters to the editors

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A loss for the community To the editor: Several weeks ago Newberg lost a community member. Even if his improvisational residence would have fallen inside city limits he most likely wouldn’t have…
June 10 editorial
Jun 10, 2015

In Our Opinion: Class of 2015 does much to make us proud

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High schools in Newberg and St. Paul send hundreds of bright young minds into the world Graduation season is over and although we’ll spare readers platitudes about sending grads out into the…
June 10 guest opinion
Jun 10, 2015

Per-mile fee a better way to pay for roads, bridges

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In 1919, my home state of Oregon was the first to tax gasoline and dedicate the revenues to roads. Now Oregon is moving to become the first state to replace gas taxes with a per-mile fee.…
June 10 letters to the editor
Jun 10, 2015

June 10 letters to the editor

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Legislators spreading economic nonsense To the editor: In a guest opinion in the May 20 issue, state Rep. Rob Nosse and state Sen. Diane Rosenbaum state that “workers and small business owners…




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