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Letters to the Editor
Oct. 3 - Letter to the Editor
published: 10/2/2012 3:52:53 PM
To the editor: We encourage you to patronize our local Valley Repertory Theater’s current production of “A Break in the Clouds” at a small theater at Chehalem Cultural Center.
Oct. 10 Letters to the Editor
published: 10/9/2012 2:48:10 PM
To the editor:
It is a pleasure to know both candidates for county commissioner this election. As a former member of the Yamhill County Budget Committee, having been born and raised in Yamhill County, knowing most previous county commissioners over the past 30 to 40 years, I have arrived at the decision that Allen Springer has the preferred experience needed to serve us best on the Board of Commissioners.
Oct. 17 Letters to the Editor
published: 10/16/2012 1:54:36 PM
To the editor:
On Oct. 11, when I was walking on Fulton Street as it crossed over Hess Creek, I observed two young adult deer trotting up from the canyon to cross over Fulton Street and return into the canyon on the other side.
Oct. 20 Letters to the Editor
published: 10/19/2012 3:13:06 PM
To the editor:
Last weekend some area churches participated in an annual food drive called Feed the Need. This drive benefits our local food bank, Newberg F.
Oct. 24 letters to the editor: Springer a fiscal conservative and that’s what the county needs
published: 10/23/2012 2:17:48 PM
To the editor:
Our local economy continues to stagnate and I feel it is time for our elected officials to refocus their attention on the impact this has on the residents of Yamhill County.
Oct. 27 Letters to the Editor
published: 10/26/2012 2:08:26 PM
To the editor:
In response to the letter to the editor on Oct. 20, headlined “Why aren’t more churches joining in Feed the Need?,” there are other ways churches (and individuals) support Newberg F.
Oct. 31 Letters to the Editor
published: 10/30/2012 2:19:57 PM
To the editor:
When I read the sad story of the death of the Samoyed dog Tarby and columnist Tyler Francke’s assertion that maybe the lesson to be learned is that because something is legal doesn’t mean it is the proper action, I get a much different feeling.
Oct. 27 guest opinion: People working very hard on behalf of animals in Newberg
published: 10/26/2012 2:06:20 PM
I read with great sadness The Newberg Graphic story about the dear cat and the tragic circumstances that recently occurred when, in response to a complaint, it was picked up by the city’s animal control officer.
Oct. 31 guest opinion: Yes, I am a ‘college’ dropout, when it comes to presidential elections
published: 10/30/2012 2:17:19 PM
Shortly after the cooling of the Earth, I, then a much younger man, worked in two statewide campaigns in Ohio, during which lifelong friendships were forged and many colorful characters were met.
Oct. 24 guest opinion: America’s drone terrorism
published: 10/23/2012 2:19:41 PM
In the United States, the dominant narrative about the use of drones in Pakistan is of a surgically precise and effective tool that makes the United States safer by enabling “targeted killing” of terrorists, with minimal downsides or collateral impacts.
Oct. 17 guest opinion: It’s no surprise Yamhill County DA is against Measure 80
published: 10/16/2012 1:56:35 PM
(Editor’s note: Mr. Heuer’s column is in response to a front page article in the Oct. 10 edition of The Newberg Graphic headlined “DA not high on pot act.
Oct. 20 guest opinon: Clinton’s legacy? The financial and housing meltdown
published: 10/19/2012 3:11:31 PM
Bill Clinton is certainly full of himself these days. That might have something to do with the fact that no one is likely to ask why he hasn’t owned up to his share of the blame for the housing and financial bust.
Oct. 13 guest opinion: The 1 percent’s cry for justice in age of economic disparity
published: 10/12/2012 3:18:35 PM
It’s out! This year’s list of American success stories has just been published, and according to its compiler, it “instills confidence that the American dream is still very much alive.
Oct. 10 guest opinion: Organic subsidiaries are out-parenting conglomerates
published: 10/9/2012 2:46:04 PM
One of the most important elections being held Nov. 6 doesn’t even have a Democratic, Republican, Green, Libertarian or other partisan candidate on the ballot.
Oct. 3 guest opinion: Black pastors are not urging congregants not to vote
published: 10/3/2012 1:34:39 PM
A story last week by the Associated Press has caused quite a stir, especially among African-Americans, when multiple news outlets ran it with the following headline: “Some black pastors are telling their flocks to stay home Election Day.
Oct. 6 guest opinion: Protecting homebuyers and protecting our economy
published: 10/5/2012 2:27:51 PM
In a Sept. 18 article, this newspaper called attention to the possibility that people in Newberg might no longer be able to get home loans through the US Department of Agriculture.
Oct. 10 editorial: Thumbs up and learning from tragedy
published: 10/9/2012 2:44:06 PM
— Thumbs up to the city of Dundee for their gleaming new wastewater treatment plant.
Even though the multi-million-dollar facility’s primary job is treating waste, it is exciting that Dundee has finally stepped into the 21st century and has a facility that can grow with the community.
Oct. 6 editorial: Goodwill a positive addition to community
published: 10/5/2012 2:25:44 PM
Thursday’s opening of a Goodwill store in Newberg has, for the most part, been met with enthusiasm by town residents. Given Newberg’s dearth of places to shop for clothes and ordinary household items, who wouldn’t be happy to have another outlet nearby?
But then there are those people who can find the negative in even the most positive of situations.
Oct. 3 editorial: College plays an important role
published: 10/2/2012 3:53:19 PM
When discussions about education come up, here or in other communities like us, they usually concentrate on K-12. Higher education seems to be so far off for so many that its importance is somewhat of an afterthought.
Oct. 13 editorial: County should explore covering Newberg
published: 10/12/2012 3:16:33 PM
Today’s front page features a story by Jill Smith on the plight of William the cat and his owner Phil White.In the story Smith referenced Washington County’s animal services department and its $2 million annual budget.
Oct. 17 editorial: Thumbs up for a week gone by
published: 10/16/2012 1:52:45 PM
— Kudos to the Newberg Charitable Organization and its $3,000 donation to Habitat for Humanity’s ‘A Brush with Kindness’ program. The NCO has for many years run the thrift shop at Third and Howard streets, with the proceeds going to a variety of worthy causes, from ambulances and fire trucks to Newberg F.
Oct. 27 editorial: Vote for Bacon, Thatcher on Nov. 6
published: 10/26/2012 2:04:16 PM
The community editorial board of The Newberg Graphic has endorsed Denise Bacon and Kim Thatcher for election to their respective offices on the Nov.
Oct. 24 editorial:Get to know the candidates – read The Newberg Graphic
published: 10/23/2012 2:14:25 PM
The complexion of county and state politics, where it pertains to residents in the Newberg area, could drastically change given the differences between the candidates for a number of offices highlighted recently on the pages of the Newberg Graphic.
Oct. 31 editorial: It’s Halloween: Keep a sharp eye out for ghosts, goblins and the occasional zombie
published: 10/30/2012 2:13:56 PM
Typical for this time of year, Halloween will be accompanied this evening with blustery wind, rain and low temperatures.
So it’s our hope that parents will take advantage of the Newberg Downtown Coalition’s annual Halloween extravaganza, which among other attributes features well-lit streets, crossing guards and the opportunity for the little ones to gather mass amounts of candy without putting themselves in harm’s way.