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Open letter to Kurt Schrader

Why do large, profitable corporations pay such low wages that their employees are eligible for and must rely on federal anti-poverty programs just to make ends meet?

Oregon is different

Oregon, is going to tax your EIP COVID-19 payments from 2020. Now, you say, what about the money I received in 2021?

Teachers shove “at risk” out of vaccine line

My mom is 92 and has bouts with bronchitis, so I figured when Gov. Brown announced seniors would soon be getting the COVID-19 vaccine, mom would be at the head of the line.

The best hunt ever

There’s a reason they call it the Bull’s Bag, an unexpected five-mile coil in the Siletz River that confounds rookie drifters and appears on a map like the scrotum of an elk. It gets worse.

“Glaring” distinctions divide Congressional candidates

In the last day of what many voters feel is the critical election of their lives, the hotly-contested race in Oregon’s U.S. 5th District is poised on the glaring differences between two Congressional candidates — gutsy challenger Amy Ryan Courser and her six-term opponent, Kurt Schrader.

November 3rd looms closer at last

Whatever your political affiliation and views, the election craze is going to be over in what's now a matter of hours.

Courser claims ag abandoned by Schrader

The suddenly-tight race in the fertile U.S. 5th District could hinge on Oregon family farms and rural communities slammed by pandemic and wildfire, claimed the challenger to a six-term incumbent who has severed his official ties to agriculture.

Courser braces Schrader over law and order stand

Mounting the biggest challenge ever to an entrenched incumbent, Congressional candidate Amy Ryan Courser this week drew a stark battle line between her and six-term representative Kurt Schrader over law enforcement in the U.S. Fifth District.

Enough with the COVID doom and gloom

I just this minute have had enough of the doom and gloom COVID narrative.

The best thing that has happened to Lincoln County

County Commissioner Claire Hall is the best thing that has happened to Lincoln County.

Former Ethics Commission Chair Backs Thatcher for SOS

Although I am a registered Libertarian, I am crossing party lines and will vote for Kim Thatcher enthusiastically.

COVID, Climate and 2020

2020 has been a strange year, globally, nationally and personally -- and it isn’t over yet.

Courser blasts Schrader’s ethical lapses

When America was just beginning to hear about Covid-19, members of Congress who had been secretly briefed on the real peril went on a selling spree to dump stocks most likely to be affected by the virus.

Legal holidays

I have learned today, that Lincoln City does not recognize Columbus Day -- a federal holiday our parents and grandparents have recognized for decades.

MYSTERY SOLVED! D.B. Cooper was my friend

He was the soldier who became a skyjacker, the skyjacker who became a priest, and the priest who lived and died in Depoe Bay. He was D.B. Cooper, the most famous fugitive on earth, and he was my friend.

Vote Anne Marie Skinner

Anne Marie has no allegiance to any people other than those she represents.

Anderson has earned our vote

Like many of my friends, I have long been concerned about the Republicans' repeated abandonment of their responsibilities by fleeing the capitol to hide from votes they are afraid of losing.

Will Anderson show up?

As voters in Oregon’s 5th Senate District, we are being asked to make a choice between Democratic candidate Melissa Cribbins and Republican candidate Dick Anderson.

I support Claire Hall for Lincoln County Commissioner

Lincoln County Commissioner Claire Hall has dedicated her life to the public – first as a newspaper and radio journalist, and currently as a four-term county commissioner.

Lincoln County Deputy District Attorney Supports Commissioner Hall

I continue to be amazed at her work ethic, her dedication to this community and her availability when a constituent wants to meet with her.

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