Month: March 2013

Parking spaces for our veterans

To the Editor: In the last few weeks, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services authorized Veterans Parking Spaces and began to participate in the program. The goal of the Veterans Parking Program is to establish veterans...

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Celtic supporters

To the Editor: My name is Rhonda Brattain and I have recently been elected to lead the McNary Athletic Booster Club into its second year. I am grateful for the opportunity to continue the work of resigning president Bill Doutt,...

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One hand taketh away

By DEBRA J. SAUNDERS In his State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama proclaimed, “Over the last few years, both parties have worked together to reduce the deficit by more than $2.5 trillion.” It’s a claim that the...

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Tolerance and civic rights for all

By GENE H. McINTYRE Even a casual observation soon discloses that we humans find it challenging to appreciate the differences between us.  These are sometimes referred to as our biases or our prejudices and seem to abound...

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