Libraries as bastions of freedom

We sometimes take the public library for granted, thinking of it only as a place … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Oct. 4, 2017

Democrats in Salem are bankrupting Oregon I cannot resist the fodder in tonight’s Observer, Sept. … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Sept. 29, 2017

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Letters to the Editor for Sept. 27, 2017

Editorial mistakenly compared two timber sales A recent editorial, “Reviving a forest project,” Sept. 6, … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 22, 2017

Walden should reject budget that hurts working families I am disappointed and discouraged that District … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Sept. 18, 2017

Reconsidering the best ways to make your point Shawna Cox, as in Malheur Refuge occupation, … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Sept. 8, 2017

Thanks, public servants Dear Public servants: At this time of year, I am moved to … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 6, 2017

City deals promptly with graffiti along Adler Parkway Hats off to the code enforcement officer … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Sept. 4, 2017

Troubled by cases pitting citizens vs. local government I have nothing but the utmost respect … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Sept. 1, 2017

Anastasia Salgy was born to a methamphetamine-addicted mother. A month prior to coming into the … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 30, 2017

B2H foe smells a rat with IPC transmission line I chose to live in Baker … Read more

Gun law should go to voters

It looks as though one of the more troubling new laws that resulted from this … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Aug. 28, 2017

Forest Service ‘collaboratives’ don’t benefit the public Forest Service “Collaboratives” do not want to grant … Read more

Eclipse, not effects, was the big story

Monday’s total solar eclipse, certainly the most anticipated event in Oregon in many years, didn’t … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 23, 2017

Taxpayers shouldn’t be forced to pay for abortions This past week on Aug. 15, Oregon … Read more

Letters to the editor for Aug. 18, 2017

Eclipse is sign of God’s eternal power, divine nature I’ve anticipated this eclipse since my … Read more

Letter to the editor for Aug. 16, 2017

Vigil honors victims of weekend violence (Editor’s note: Gretchen Stadler of Baker City made this … Read more

Letter to the editor for Aug. 14, 2017

Councilor accused of trespassing not a victim In regard to City Councilor Adam Nilsson’s letter/rant/ramble, … Read more

Letter to the Editor for Aug. 11, 2017

TV translator district shouldn’t mislead residents With reference to Joshua Dillen’s article, “TV district has … Read more

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 9, 2017

Editor’s note: This is the letter Baker City Councilor Adam Nilsson sent to his fellow … Read more

Letters to the Editor for July 26, 2017

Speeding, distracted drivers need to be punished “Lovely tranquil Baker,” we thought while enjoying a … Read more

For safer parades

We agree with Baker City officials’ decision to discuss ways to make parades safer in … Read more

Letter to the Editor for July 19, 2017

One man’s response to Jayson Jacoby’s column from July 7: What exactly should OSU have … Read more

Signs of brightness on Baker’s dark day

Saturday morning was warm and bright and as the floats comprising the Miners Jubilee parade … Read more

Kids, pets and cars in the heat

It’s been a hotter-than-average July in Baker City, and for many people a busy one. … Read more

Letter to the Editor for July 5, 2017

Lifestyle choices do have actual consequences Up until about 50 years ago, the cultural expectation … Read more

Letter to the Editor for June 28, 2017

Trump’s disdain for ‘poor people’ hard to stomach At a political rally in Iowa on … Read more

Thanks again, Leo

The years pass with such a smooth speed that we were more than a bit … Read more

Letter to the Editor for June 21, 2017

Greg Walden isn’t representing his constituents Representative Greg Walden was elected to act on behalf … Read more

Letters to the Editor for June 19, 2017

Staying ahead of crime a goal worth paying for I love Baker City. It’s quiet … Read more

Spreading the blame

We can’t imagine that anybody who has watched even 10 seconds of Jeremy Joseph Christian’s … Read more

Letter to the Editor for June 2, 2017

U.S. ignores the inequality in its health care system Donna Landon’s letter (May 31) represents … Read more

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