Nov. 3 editorial: Thumbs up for a week gone by
published: 11/2/2012 2:39:34 PM
— Kudos to the Chehalem Park and Recreation District for its recent work at the Chehalem Aquatic Center. Upgrades to the lighting in the pool area and the addition of a new recreation area outside the building are welcome, but our sincere hope is that they are only starting points for renovating the aging facility.
Nov. 7 editorial: Has civility returned to politics in Oregon?
published: 11/6/2012 2:19:16 PM
Any general election that includes candidates for president could be considered unique, but Election 2012, at least when it comes to local and regional races, was also unique for another reason: simple civility.
Nov. 10 editorial: Celebrate the true meaning of Thanksgiving
published: 11/9/2012 3:21:06 PM
We are less than two weeks away from Thanksgiving and we wanted to take the opportunity to encourage our readers to make this year a memorable one for reasons besides stuffing their faces with turkey and pie, then crashing to the couch in a semicomatose stupor to watch football.
Nov. 14 editorial: Way to go voters! Way to participate in democracy
published: 11/13/2012 11:20:37 AM
Maybe it takes a contentious presidential election to bring out the vote, but for whatever reason, Yamhill County voters cast ballots in droves this election season.
Nov. 17 editorial: Dundee will move on without ‘The Purple House’
published: 11/16/2012 12:57:20 PM
Although they stopped short of uncorking an Argyle Winery bottle of sparkling wine when the walls came down, people in Dundee government and residents in general seemed to breathe a sigh of relief when the infamous purple house was razed Thursday morning.
Nov. 21 editorial: School rating system fails some students
published: 11/20/2012 1:52:29 PM
There’s something broken in the state education system.
As it stands, schools with large at-risk and non-native speaker populations are evaluated the same as those from schools in affluent neighborhoods with mostly English speakers.
Nov. 24 editorial: Thumbs up for a week gone by
published: 11/23/2012 11:51:34 AM
— Our hats are off to Judith Raye Smith, a local artist who has donated more than $600 of her custom-made T-shirts to kids left suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Nov. 28 editorial: Start a new Christmas tradition this year
published: 11/27/2012 11:34:47 AM
Now that Thanksgiving is over and we’re headed toward Christmas, we’d like to encourage people to get caught up in giving in a way they may not be accustomed to: beyond the family and from the heart more than the pocketbook.
Dec. 1 editorial: Commissioners should vote yes on UGB
published: 11/30/2012 3:22:21 PM
There are many complaints heard about the actions of 1000 Friends in our county, specifically its local branch, Friends of Yamhill County.