Letter to the Editor for May 18, 2018

We’re creating a society of whiners, not winners As I watched the news, I’m bombarded … Read more

Letter to the Editor for May 16, 2018

I like deer — in their normal habitat out of town In a recent article … Read more

Hearing veterans’ stories

May has marked what we hope is a trend in the community — scheduling special … Read more

Book offers a different perspective of the Holocaust

I didn’t think I could read anything about World War II, and specifically about the … Read more

Letters to the Editor for May 11, 2018

City, county need to learn about budgeting I always thought balancing the budget meant don’t … Read more

Dealing with deer?

The Baker City Council is talking about deer. This is quite a different thing than … Read more

In pursuit of public safety

It was the sort of situation to make a police officer’s mouth go dry. A … Read more

Letters to the Editor for May 9, 2018

Republicans need to think about general election too To Republican primary voters: If you want … Read more

Letter to the Editor for May 7, 2018

Harvey has done amazing job; no need to change now Why change leadership now? Those … Read more

Comedy and reality: Reconsidering Bill Cosby

When I was a kid I shared a room with my older brother, Michael, for … Read more

Letters to the Editor for May 4, 2018

Nichols the best choice to lead Baker County Bruce Nichols’ no-nonsense approach and his professional … Read more

Bracing for gun restriction

It’s not clear how much legal clout a Baker County voter-approved “Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance” … Read more

Letters to the Editor for May 2, 2018

Brent Kerns has the skills to serve as Justice of the Peace I am writing … Read more

Letters to the Editor for April 30, 2018

Nichols has the skills to be an effective County Commission chairman I urge you to … Read more

Letters to the Editor for April 27, 2018

Bruce Nichols the best choice for Commission chairman I am writing this letter in support … Read more

Wind, sun, electricity

Anybody who’s passed more than a few years in Baker County knows this place has … Read more

Booze finally reaches the most basic beverage

I predict that alcohol-infused toothpaste will soon be available at fine retailers everywhere. An infomercial … Read more

Keeping Harvey — and Nichols

Baker County voters have an interesting decision to make over the next few weeks as … Read more

Letters to the Editor for April 25, 2018

Bill Harvey has earned another term as commissioner I am supporting re-electing Bill Harvey for … Read more

Letters to the Editor for April 20, 2018

Parenting is a key to preventing violence We are so busy, it seems, trying to … Read more

ODFW always seems to answer (or return) my call

Brian Ratliff must have been tired of hearing my voice on his cellphone. I was … Read more

Biomass and Baker

We’re happy for Lakeview, a small town with economic challenges not so dissimilar from Baker … Read more

Beautify Baker: A great idea

We’re fans of Oregon’s Adopt-A-Highway program but we also recognize that trash is rather less … Read more

Letters to the Editor for April 13, 2018

Hermann best-qualified for Justice of the Peace I am writing in support of the candidacy … Read more

Surprisingly charmed by a town’s invented theme

I went to Leavenworth, Washington, expecting to dislike the place, and possibly even to detest … Read more

County should go after fines

Baker County is owed almost $3.5 million, but this impressive sum doesn’t represent the proverbial … Read more

Wolves and cattle

For most of the past decade Oregon’s debate over wolves and their killing of livestock … Read more

April 15 should be studded tire day

The Oregon Department of Transportation, in announcing that the deadline to remove studded tires was … Read more

Emotion vs. science in the role of nuclear power

I’m not certain what an “antigravity car” is, but half a century ago some terrifically … Read more

Letter to the Editor for April 6, 2018

Brent Kerns well-suited for Justice of the Peace I am glad that Brent Kerns has … Read more

Keep Rally rolling on

We didn’t know quite what to expect back in 2006 after we took a phone … Read more

Letters to the Editor for April 4, 2018

A World War II veteran’s take on the debate over gun control I’m hearing much … Read more

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