Opinion

Rhody Days - Back in Bloom

Celebrating more than our community... more

Keeping the Flame alive

History is important... more

Ceniga for West Lane County Commissioner

Rural Oregon is often forgotten during the election season.... more

The rest of the story—Letters for May 14, 2022

Climate discussion is important... more

Mother's Day proclamation for peace

Before Mother’s Day became an official U.S. holiday in 1914, Julia Ward Howe penned the following proclamation in 1870.... more

County needs Dawn Lesley

Guest Viewpoint By Leonora Kent Florence resident... more

Earth Day 2022 — April 23, 2022

A Proclamation By U.S. President Joseph R. Biden ... more

Appreciating Our Volunteers

April 20, 2022... more

Remembering Paul Holman, Publisher

April 16, 2022... more

Developments, zoning show Good Ol' Boys in charge — Letters for April 13, 2022

Mayor selects, controls Council and zoning... more

Kindness and Courtesy

Florence has considerate residents... more

Good and Old, Get rid of Old Guard— Letters for April 6, 2022

Letters to the Editor... more

Time for a change, Marks misunderstands history — Letters for April 2, 2022

Council needs new faces, Marks misunderstands history,... more

Good Old Boys Reign — Guest Viewpoint March 30, 2022

Henry, Ward represent old school approach... more

Ukraine Crisis could escalate

Ukraine crisis could get worse... more

National Agriculture day is March 22

National Ag Day March 22... more

Dog's best friend, Breath of fresh air, Parents a problem — Letters for March 9, 2022

Lost dog returned,Ukraine Invasion... more

Vets 100th Birthday,Ukraine matters,Traces of care

Vet turns 100, Ukraine important in many ways... more

Putin's War — February 26, 2022

Feb. 26, 2022 — Siuslaw News Guest Viewpoint... more

A remembrance of Robert Forsythe —February 26, 2022

Feb. 26, 2022 — Siuslaw News Guest Viewpoint... more

Support Small Businesses

Feb. 23, 2022 — Siuslaw News Guest Viewpoint... more

The Winter Music Festival Came Back — And It Took A Community

Feb. 9, 2022 — Siuslaw News Guest Viewpoint... more

Mapleton Seniors,Climate change — Letters for February 9, 2022

Mapleton Seniors, Climate Change... more

Thoughts on the Siuslaw School District — Letters for Jan. 29, 2022

Jan. 29, 2022 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Rural Communities Losing Their Pharmacies and the Prohibitive Pricing of Necessary Medication

Jan. 25, 2022 — Siuslaw News Guest Viewpoint... more

There Are Precautions We Can Take To Prevent COVID Spread

Jan. 25, 2022 — Siuslaw News Guest Viewpoin... more

Student Climate Activists — Where Are They?

Jan. 19, 2022 — Siuslaw News Guest Viewpoint... more

Speed Bumps, Dick Smith, Cold Weather Shelter — Letters for Jan.19, 2022

Jan.19, 2022 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor ... more

Out of Order, Equal Say, Honoring MLK - Letters for Jan.15, 2022

Jan.15, 2022 - Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Ripples, Future Problems, Speed Humps — Letters for Jan. 12, 2022

Jan.12, 2022 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Commissioner, Global Warming, Definition, Opportunity — Letters for Jan. 5, 2022

Jan. 5, 2022— Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Let There Be Peace On Earth (And Let It Begin With Me)

Dec. 31, 2021 — Siuslaw News Editorial ... more

New Year, Traces, Specifics — Letters for December 31, 2021

Dec. 31, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor ... more

Elks Christmas, Champion Rings, Challenge — Letters for December 29, 2021

Dec. 29, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor ... more

Yes, Virginia, 12 Oregon Coast Days of Christmas — Letters for December 24, 2021

Dec. 24, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Shelter, Specifics, Roe vs. Wade, Robin Hood — Letters for December 22, 2021

Dec. 22, 2021 —Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

DMV, To the Mayor, Response — Letters for December 18, 2021

Dec. 18, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor ... more

Postscript, Shots, Refuse — Letters for December 15, 2021

Dec. 15, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor ... more

Vaccines, Climate, Rights — Letters for December 11, 2021

Dec. 11, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor ... more

Housing, Nature, Defund — Letters for December 8, 2021

Dec. 8, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Pearl Harbor, Scams, Accountability — Letters for December 4, 2021

Dec. 4, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor ... more

Fuel, Shipping, Warning Signs — Letters for December 1, 2021

Dec. 1, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor ... more

Mapleton Water, Community Care, Hope — Letters for November 27, 2021

Nov. 27, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Thankful, Instructor, Speaking Up, Market — Letters for November 24, 2021

Nov. 24, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Estate, Kid Scoop, Conscription, News — Letters for November 20, 2021

Nov. 20, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Football, Traffic, Veterans, Dunes City — Letters for November 17, 2021

Nov. 17, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Education, Festival of Books — Letters for November 13, 2021

Nov. 13, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Dim Prospects for Climate Mitigation

Nov. 10, 2021 — Siuslaw News Guest Viewpoint... more

Homeless Youth, Needless Death, Water, Trash — Letters for November 6, 2021

Nov. 6, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Build Back Together, Enjoy Local — Letters for November 3, 2021

Nov. 3, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Showing Support, Immunity, Values, Saving Lives — Letters for October 27, 2021

Oct. 27, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

In Response to Inaccuracies About Western Lane Ambulance

Oct. 28, 2021 — Siuslaw News Guest Viewpoint... more

Voting, Repeat, Reporting — Letters for October 27, 2021

Oct. 27, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Proven, Business, Nurses, Dunes City — Letters for October 23, 2021

Oct. 23, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Support, Questions, Bi-Mart, Selective — Letters for October 20, 2021

Oct. 20, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Facts, Vote, Dune, Dunes City, In Defense — Letters for October 16, 2021

Oct. 16, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Indigenous Peoples Day, Positive Change, Debt Ceiling, Policies — Letters for October 13, 2021

Oct. 13, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Speed Limit, They, Incarceration, Rise Up — Letters for October 9, 2021

Oct. 9, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Whopper, Volunteer, Request, Ending Abuse — Letters for October 6, 2021

Oct. 6, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Controversy, Reflections, Non-Vaccinated, PERS — Letters for October 2, 2021

Oct. 2, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

News & views that define a community

Oct. 2, 2021 — Siuslaw News Editorial on National Newspaper Week, Oct. 3 to 9, 2021... more

9/11 Remembered, Campaign — Letters for September 29, 2021

Sept. 29, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Water Planning, Bereavement, Summer — Letters for September 25, 2021

Sept. 25, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

A Shot in the Arm for Small Business Advertising Would Boost Local Economies

Siuslaw News Opinion for September 22, 2021... more

Honoring Service, Constitution Day, Counter Perspective — Letters for September 18, 2021

Sept. 18, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Slow Down, Stand With — Letters for September 15, 2021

Sept. 15, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Care, Masks, Dunes City — Letters for September 8, 2021

Sept. 8, 2021 — ... more

Consequences, Dunes, Country, CLPUD, Ambulance, Freedom, Lies, Letters, Care — Letters for September 4, 2021

Sept. 4, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Decision, Question, Service — Letters for September 1, 2021

Sept. 1, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Food, Medicine, Masks, Overworked, Vaccinations — Letters for August 28, 2021

Aug. 28, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Phoenix Rising from the Ashes

Aug. 25, 2021 — Siuslaw News Guest Viewpoint... more

Anniversary, Arrival — Letters for August 25, 2021

Aug. 25, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Boating, Facts, Democracy — Letters for August 21, 2021

Aug. 21, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Kudos, Education, Water— Letters for August 18, 2021

Aug. 18, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Masks, Vote, Flags, Taxes — Letters for August 14, 2021

Aug. 14, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Thanks, Masks, Agreement, Better, Response — Letters for August 11, 2021

Aug. 11, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

COVID, Americana, Storm, Why? — Letters for August 7, 2021

Aug. 7, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Differ, Impact, Beam, Motion, Taxes, Disrespect, Patriotism and More — Letters for August 4, 2021

Aug. 4, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Market, Democrats, Choice, Purpose — Letters for July 31, 2021

July 31, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Taxes, Traffic — Letters for July 28, 2021

July 28, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

CLPUD, Dunes City, Climate, County, Power — Letters for July 24, 2021

July 24, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Blessings, Heart— Letters for July 21, 2021

July 21, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Mapleton, Fireworks, County, Annexation — Letters for July 17, 2021

July 17, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Letters, Private vs. Public, CRT — Letters for July 14, 2021

July 14, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Art, Taxes, Fireworks, Olympics — Letters for July 10, 2021

July 10, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

A Celebration of Community

July 7, 2021 — Siuslaw News Editorial... more

Fireworks, Recovery, Theory — Letters for July 3, 2021

July 3, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Support your local newspaper, support your community

June 30, 2021 — Siuslaw News Guest Viewpoint... more

Fireworks, Editor — Letters for June 30, 2021

June 30, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Discomfort, Theory — Letters for June 26, 2021

June 26, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Beliefs, Labor, Juneteenth — Letters for June 23, 2021

June 23, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Flags, Zones, Social Contracts — Letters for June 19, 2021

June 19, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Judgement, Two Cents, Zoning — Letters for June 16, 2021

June 16, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Employment, Climate, Truth — Letters for June 12, 2021

June 12, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Common Ground, COVID-19, Climate Change — Letters for June 9, 2021

June 9, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Climate, Chamber, Council — Letters for June 5, 2021

June 5, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

Budget, Beliefs, Library — Letters for June 2, 2021

June 2, 2021 — Siuslaw News Letters to the Editor... more

A commitment to legacy

June 2, 2021 Editorial... more

Climate change not our fault; Read the data — Letters to the editor

Your Letters to the Editor for May 26, 2021... more

Thank you all for the last 23 years ...

As I approach my last day here on May 31, I’ve had ample time to reflect on what this career has meant to me — and it really comes down to one simple word: You.... more

Freedoms have responsibilities; You did not forget

Your Letters to the Editor for May 19,2021... more

Reflections On Another Rhody Days That Wasn’t

As more of us are vaccinated and, hopefully, infection rates of the COVID-19 virus slowly and consistently drop as a result, we can all look forward to the notion of sharing that common thread of a little well-earned “crazy” for Rhody Days in 2022.... more

New school board needs wise representation

"We need wise people on the school board. People who can truly weigh matters objectively without prejudice."... more

Guest Viewpoint: New school board needs equal representation

"My reflections also move me to consider, seriously, the qualities I would hope those who are elected to the board will bring to its work. Being a school board member is not a partisan position."... more