politics

Primary elections: Will Oregon matter more?

The White House on Sunday, Sept. 30 2018. Photo: Chas Hundley Coronavirus resources: CDC on the coronavirus, Oregon Health Authority resources, Washington County resources, Oregonian reporting on the coronavirus, OPB glossary of coronavirus terms, NYTimes free reporting on the coronavirus.  OREGON – When it comes to choosing a party nominee for president, primary elections in Oregon[Read More…]

The primaries: A look at Suzanne Weber, candidate for Oregon House District 32

Suzanne Weber. Photo courtesy of the Suzanne Weber campaign TILLAMOOK – Tillamook Mayor Suzanne Weber likes to share that she grew up in Orr, Minnesota, a little town of 250-or-so people about four hours north of Minneapolis. After finishing college and teaching elementary education there for three years, and following[Read More…]

National news dispatch: More than 50,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in U.S., Real ID rollout to be delayed

United States Capitol. Photo: Chas Hundley Coronavirus resources: CDC on the coronavirus, Oregon Health Authority resources, Washington County resources, Oregonian reporting on the coronavirus, OPB glossary of coronavirus terms, NYTimes free reporting on the coronavirus.  By the numbers: COVID-19 cases climb in the U.S. Diagnosed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. continue to climb, with the[Read More…]

The primaries: A look at Debbie Boothe-Schmidt, candidate for Oregon House District 32

Debbie Boothe-Schmidt. Photo courtesy of the Boothe-Schmidt campaign. Four candidates have filed to replace outgoing House District 32 state representative Tiffiny Mitchell, two Republican party members and two Democratic Party members. This is the first of four articles examining each candidate in advance of the Oregon primary election. ASTORIA –[Read More…]

Four hours before filing deadline, State Rep. Tiffiny Mitchell drops out of race

Rep. Mitchell speaks to western Washington County residents at a Dec 12 2018 CPO meeting in Gales Creek. Photo: Chas Hundley ASTORIA – Citing a pending move to Washington, Oregon House District 32 state representative Tiffiny Mitchell announced that she would not seek reelection on Tuesday afternoon.  The announcement came[Read More…]

Letter to the Editor: Let voters decide on cap and trade

A log truck parks in front of Oregon’s capitol in June 2019 at a Timber Unity protest. Photo: Kevin Magwood By Adam Lardy, Buxton resident, Vice President and founding board member of Timber Unity I never thought my voice mattered in politics and so I wasn’t involved much. It seemed the[Read More…]

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