I have great difficulty understanding how three people, trusted to be
representatives of the community, can campaign against representative
government. We elect councilors to do their best representing the
constituents who are responsible for input. In all likelihood no one
will agree with every decision the majority of the council makes.
However, our system of governance has been established to allow
replacing them at routine elections on an ongoing basis.
Senator: I’m sure you are going to hear about health care when you come
to Baker City on the 4th of September, so I want to let you know about
a couple of other issues that are on my mind. Listening to my concerns,
which are shared by others, might just avert an armed insurrection.
I see on CNN that gun control is getting to be a hot topic again in
Chicago. You might tell those eastern urban senators when you get back
to D.C. that the best way to avoid gun violence is to refrain from
trying to confiscate them. Such a move will be much worse than Chicago
In regards to Iva Mace’s letter to the editor concerning the farmers
market: We have talked with vendors and customers as to possible
reasons why the market is slow this year; the recession, more people
growing their own food and people who participate in food assistance
programs not knowing that we accept their cards.
The Board is proud of all our vendors and appreciates our many
customers. We have two markets a week to better serve our customers;
not everyone can make it on a Saturday and many people go out of town
on the weekend. ANYONE who wants to be a vendor of produce and/or
crafts can go to the manager’s table and pick up an application.