US Congress: Please Remember that the O&C Counties and Big Timber are Not the Only Ones in the Room


By Bob Ferris   We have all sat in restaurants where a pair of loud and bratty kids enabled by indulgent parents have ruined our well-earned, infrequent and often expensive evenings.  The reasons for these unfortunate scenes could be uneaten broccoli or uncleaned rooms standing in the way of ice cream or some other sugary … Continue reading US Congress: Please Remember that the O&C Counties and Big Timber are Not the Only Ones in the Room

Pass a Public Lands Bill: Preserving Wilderness Should be a Bipartisan Priority


by the Register-Guard editorial board There aren’t many issues on which Democrats and Republicans can agree these days, but one of them should be the importance of preserving the wilderness that provides refuge, preserves intact ecosystems and symbolizes the rugged nature of the American character. The Wilderness Act was signed by President Johnson in 1964. … Continue reading Pass a Public Lands Bill: Preserving Wilderness Should be a Bipartisan Priority