Opinion

Some nice people; Sometimes government does right; Thank you, Reedsport; Jordan Cove boondoggle — Letters to the Editor, Sept. 14, 2019

"I just want to say we have some nice people in our town that are here to help"... more

When a governor undermines her own transparency

Open, accessible and accountable government with freedom to public information without interference from governing bodies — or elected officials — is essential to our democratic republic... more

Seven more minutes of childhood

I debated whether I should shield my young daughter from the events on 911, pushing the snooze button to allow her a few more minutes of childhood.... more

Smaller lots; Initially skeptical of North Jetty; Raising terrorists; Enough of TDS — Letters to the Editor, Sept. 11, 2019

"I am very appreciative of the hard work the Lane County Park rangers are providing in the North Jetty area"... more

Remember our nation’s POWs, MIAs and Gold Star Mothers

The adage “Let us not forget” is appropriate... more

Thanks from OSPIRG; Yes, we have had enough — Letters to the Editor, Sept. 7, 2019

“Be careful what you wish for. You might just get it”... more

First step to awareness is acknowledgement

The communities of Florence, Cottage Grove and Junction City have twice the rate of suicides of any other communities in Lane County... more

Have you had enough; Use Funding to reduce wildfire fuel load — Letters to the Editor, Sept. 4, 2019

Have you had enough; Use Funding to reduce wildfire fuel load — Letters to the Editor, Sept. 4, 2019... more

An intern’s thoughts on community journalism

Victoria Sanchez has been part of an internship through the University of Oregon’s Snowden Grant program... more

Thanks to first responders; Ban single use plastics — Letters to the Editor, Aug. 31, 2019

National Night Out is a large-scale event and it wouldn’t be possible without the assistance of countless people... more

Who benefits; Need better camping enforcement; Best economy — Letters to the Editor, Aug. 24, 2019

Who benefits; Need better camping enforcement; Best economy — Letters to the Editor, Aug. 24, 2019... more