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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Recent letter urging people to unite against abortion inspires others to write supporting Planned Parenthood and keeping the right to choose legal
Big winner (kind of) at the Cowdeo

Big winner (kind of) at the Cowdeo

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
If you can remember the first annual event of something that's now 51, then you're a touch old
Newspapers have a responsibility to showcase history and…

Newspapers have a responsibility to showcase history and…

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Twice yearly the Pioneer includes the Jefferson County Historical Society's 'The Agate' publication, and it's an honor to do so
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Let the region where Oregon spotted frogs were originally, the Willamette Valley, take the lead in their habitat restoration
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
A little background on the (lack of) funding for the local JiveRadio station, and a short, sweet letter regarding 'County Music'
It's great to be able to showcase community's finest

It's great to be able to showcase community's finest

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Between the chamber banquet awards and the high school's alumni event, this is a fantastic time to be in the local news business
Program aim: enrolling families to end poverty

Program aim: enrolling families to end poverty

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Family Independence Initiative offers funding to encourage family participation, peer support.
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Local, nonprofit radio station is a breath of fresh air, and the Madras Key Club features outstanding kids doing great community work
History reminds us of all that binds us together

History reminds us of all that binds us together

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Latest Ken Burns documentary is not only about country music, but also provides intriguing insight into the cross-cultural power at the core of…
Our View: Transparency takes a hit in Salem

Our View: Transparency takes a hit in Salem

Portland Tribune - Opinion
If Oregon hopes to find a new Public Records Advocate, independence must be a guaranteed part of the job description, not a hollow campaign promise.
Suicide: learn what you can to fight against it

Suicide: learn what you can to fight against it

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Suicide is a tragedy that can often be avoided, and there are many avenues for help available, but a simple positive intervention from another person…
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Crawdad Festival shows that volunteerism is strong and vibrant in Culver; thanks to the many who contributed.
Helmer Wallan: A community pillar has passed away

Helmer Wallan: A community pillar has passed away

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Helmer Wallan's impact was felt in local government, his church, in business, youth sports, and in a myriad of ways large and small during his…
Airshow of the Cascades, a perfect postcard for Madras area

Airshow of the Cascades, a perfect postcard for Madras area

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Madras-based show continues to grow; a high bar has been set for next year's 20th anniversary event
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Republican responds to letter of challenge, and Bob Irey, a former grocery clerk who recently passed, will be missed.
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
The public and the media should get off the back of the Metolius mayor; and the GOP excited about its Burgers and Politics event at Crooked River…
Assault-style weapons: Why fight to keep them?

Assault-style weapons: Why fight to keep them?

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Other aspects play a role in mass shootings, but there's only one common element in all of them: military-grade assault weapons
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
When will the GOP wake up and call out white nationalism, and why doesn't the Metolius mayor resign?
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Both the Democrats and Republican report from the fair: Demos note their poll winner and GOP outlines why recalling governor is necessary
A small-town mayor's Job No. 1: Don't embarrass the town

A small-town mayor's Job No. 1: Don't embarrass the town

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Metolius mayor John Chavez is facing a recall movement after run-ins with the law; should resign to end the strife
Hawaii Five-Whoa ... a great week in Oahu

Hawaii Five-Whoa ... a great week in Oahu

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
From its most glamorous locations to its most questionable, from private beaches to the fabulous North Shore, Oahu is flat wonderful
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Writer notes that the guy who took his plug wires must have needed them more than he; and the Republicans prepare for the local BBQ event
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Appreciate support for church camp and youth runners; update on businesses coming to town, and do we need those specific businesses? Neighborhood…
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Jefferson County GOP chairman celebrates the legislators who walked out; Madras trap shooters win state, and should win school support; and protester…
Last Saturday was a Rockwellian day in Madras

Last Saturday was a Rockwellian day in Madras

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
From Little League tournament at Juniper Hills, to the cheerleaders' car wash, to the rockhound powwow, Saturday in Madras was perfect summertime…
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters urge a passing of FAMLI Medicial Leave Act, and another wants a fire hydrant placed west of Madras
Conspiracy? Moon landing should be celebrated and not…

Conspiracy? Moon landing should be celebrated and not…

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Don't be like Buzz and punch someone, but don't let the conspiracy theories keep you from celebrating on this 50th anniversary
My View: Fight for our future. Pass the Clean Energy Jobs…

My View: Fight for our future. Pass the Clean Energy Jobs…

Portland Tribune - Opinion
Yusuf Arifin is a student at Cedar Park Middle School in Beaverton. Ruby Haack and Edith Allen are students at Grant High School in Portland.
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Writers wonder what's happening to Madras neighborhood, what's going on at the MAC, and how MHS hires its coaches.
'The look' of Father's Day

'The look' of Father's Day

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Comparing parenting styles and why this year might be when 'the look' is retired for good

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Rep. Walden showed his value and work ethic in helping Crooked River Ranch, and improving watershed; Movin' Mountains had a fantastic 10th year

Hotel above Lake Billy Chinook? It's at the core of…

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Hotel above Lake Billy Chinook? It's at the core of…
County's URD plan targets bringing a large hotel facility to the rim above Lake Billy Chinook, expanding recreation, housing and industrial…

Along with celebrating freedom, Memorial Day a time…

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Along with celebrating freedom, Memorial Day a time…
While celebrating the day off work, remember to reflect on those that have passed so we can live in freedom

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Careful about 'scope of work' budgeting for work at the MAC; runaway population at the root of climate change

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Jefferson County Jail levy and school board races the focus of opinions from our readers

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Letters back candidates for 509-J School District Board and Jefferson County jail levy.

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Letters endorse candidates, question flying school programs in Madras and why cigarette smokers should not be hit with more tax

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
509-J School Board and Lake Chinook Fire Board candidates get letters of endorsement

First Thursday a great new tradition in Madras

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
First Thursday a great new tradition in Madras
The first First Thurday, set for May 2, is an excellent start to summer season after a long winter

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Local pool hiking the rates pushed the Kids Club out of town; Dollar General project in Culver has ended useful roadside parking in Culver

Pair of principals did excellent job for MHS

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Pair of principals did excellent job for MHS
H.D. Weddel and Mark Neffendort ready to walk away after leading Madras High School to incredible graduation improvement

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
More information available on 1944 air crash; more back-and-forth on global warming and the debate surrounding it

City of Madras putting the pedal to home building

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
City of Madras putting the pedal to home building
Madras needs housing, and a program that cuts SDCs to hopefully inspire builders is a good step toward the city reaching an aggressive goal of 165…

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Writer appreciates the back-and-forth with the opposing side, and notes that the key to keeping things civil is to keep things local ... and to get…

East Hills Trails project is an inspiring effort

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
East Hills Trails project is an inspiring effort
Project combining mountain biking, running and horseback riding will be a trememendous addition to recreation in Madras

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Keep Madras sports complex project developments transparent and public; school funding at the state level needs to increase; and writer challenges…

It's futile, chasing after Dan Ahern

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
It's futile, chasing after Dan Ahern
Retiring judge hopes to run into the sunset after a career of public and community service

Letters to the editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the editor
Letters praise Oregons Wyden and Walden for help with the Crooked River Ranch fire protection issue; another goes after local Republican leader who…

Letter to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letter to the Editor
Reject hoax of global warming and fight the carbon tax bill as it would hammer our state economy

Beating the snow: plowers, neighbors, family and…

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Beating the snow: plowers, neighbors, family and…
It takes a village, and some hearty individuals, to make it through a snowpocalyse

Letters to the editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the editor
Sen. Wyden derserves praise for helping Crooked River Ranch; and let's make Madras a great place to stop on the popular U.S. Highway 26

Growth in 2018 kept city of Madras very busy

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Growth in 2018 kept city of Madras very busy
Downtown resurgence a highlight of the past year; spray park and more development expected in 2019

A candidate that can say 'no' to the constituency?…

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
A candidate that can say 'no' to the constituency?…
The Democrat who is reportedly 'mean to her staff' came across as pragmatic, engaging and warm, and may be the type of centrist candidate that could…

Hopefully, Bulletin will escape from its financial…

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Hopefully, Bulletin will escape from its financial…
All newspapers, and all businesses turned upside down by the internet, can relate to the problems The Bulletin is facing

Letters to the Editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the Editor
Former Pioneer reporter Susan Mathney will be missed, certainly by the Jefferson County Library Film Center

Editor reflects on career of telling Jefferson…

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Editor reflects on career of telling Jefferson…
Susan Matheny, longtime reporter and editor, has lived through major changes in the newspaper industry while consistently bringing the community's…

Letters to the editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the editor
Writer worries about potential maintenance costs of proposed sports complex; new Senate bill targeting gun control concerns another

Letters to the editor

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Letters to the editor
Local officer deserve praise for how he handled a violent, dangerous situation; ODOT needs to keep emergency services at the forefront when…

Madras sports complex too good to be true? We'll…

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Madras sports complex too good to be true? We'll…
Real excitement regarding a sports complex project in Madras will take off once the funding source is made public

Jefferson County's median income growth impressive

Madras Pioneer - Opinion
Jefferson County's median income growth impressive
One of a handful of counties east of the Cascades to show growth in median income over past five years; nearly 13,000 pounds have been lost through…

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