• By Katherine Willis, Jessi Shefstad, Leslie Craig, and Rachel Kujala - Clatskanie School Board Recall Petition Committee
  • Updated

The past few months have been very contentious in our tiny little town. A lot of back and forth has occurred among people on different sides of the recall. We’ve seen name calling and rumors on both sides. It’s been truly heartbreaking because Clatskanie is our home; a beautiful and wonderfu…

  • Patrick Trapp

I recently read several opinions regarding Commissioner Lichatowich stipend claims for the review of Global’s Lease Amendment. Since she referenced action by myself, I thought it appropriate to provide some clarity.

  • 1st District U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.)

There's been a lot of news lately, and I want to highlight a few actions Congress has taken that will help Oregon. First, Congress put an end to the harmful practice of fire borrowing, which forced the Forest Service to spend wildfire prevention funds to fight wildfires, leaving less money f…

  • Paulette Lichatowich Port of St. Helens Commissioner

Recently a constituent of the Port of St. Helens has questioned the use of taxpayer dollars for paying commissioner stipends. As a Port Commissioner, I will use this opportunity to give a brief overview of Port administration and reassure citizens that their port is managed well.

  • Mitch Sparks, Navy veteran, acting director of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Forty-five years ago, combat and combat support units withdrew from South Vietnam.

  • By Rep. Brad Witt (D), House District 31

As you know by now, the 79th Legislative Assembly adjourned on March 3rd, a full week ahead of schedule. I’m happy to say that most of the bills I sponsored negotiated the process well, and I am especially happy with one bill dealing with toxic air emissions and the tools in place to manage …