Canby's Latest Opinions

May 06, 2015

Letters to the Editor

by Pamplin Media Group
New library project an exciting addition To the editor: I hope the excitement continues to build in the Canby community for the new library and civic center project. I?appreciate the work and…
April 29, 2015

As long as we are human, there will be mistakes

by Mikel Kelly
Last week's Lake Oswego Review contained one of those boo-boos that leaves everybody in my business a little sick to their stomachs. On Page A9, a pair of guest commentaries by Steve Coury and…
April 22, 2015

Letters to the editor

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April 22, 2015 edition Is it too late to reconsider library placement? To the editor: A new library in Canby will be an awesome addition to our Community. I am concerned about the placement of…
April 22, 2015

When you reach this age, you'll be mad about everything, too

by Mikel Kelly
Two important people in my life — the other person who lives at our house and my recently retired friend Jim — both admitted long ago that they were actively practicing (for when the time comes)…
April 15, 2015

Letters to the Editor

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Make sure of utilities when starting the spring yard work To the editor: Spring is in the air and gardeners in Canby will soon start working in their yards. If that work includes digging, NW…
April 08, 2015

Education, and its funding, not properly valued

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It is clear we need to fully fund our children’s education. It is clear that even a billion new dollars into education didn’t prevent Oregon from dropping to the worst graduation rate in the…
April 08, 2015

Letters to the editor

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April 8, 2015 edition Impending SBAC testing takes away from instruction time To the editor: To all parents of students grades third through 12th, over the course of the next two months, your…
April 08, 2015

A Kelly, by any other name, is probably full of blarney

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I confess to being curious what would happen if I walked into a pub in Ireland and announced my name is Mike Kelly. Would somebody buy me a drink, or would they shout, in unison, “So?????” — you…
April 01, 2015

County roads: Cost of doing nothing is too high

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Last month, I wrote about Clackamas County’s road funding challenges (“What is Clackamas County’s road ahead?” published March 4). The bottom line is, with a $17 million annual funding gap, the…
ODFW - Anglers line up along the banks of Canby Pond for a free youth fishing event hosted last year by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The action returns to Canby's favorite fishing hole Saturday from 9:30 to 2 p.m.
April 01, 2015

Something 'fishy' going on at Canby Pond

by Pamplin Media Group
Youth fishing event is set for Saturday More than 1,000 rainbow trout will be waiting in the waters of Canby Pond Saturday when the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife roll out a free youth…

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Mar 25, 2015

Transparency in Oregon government becoming cloudier

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For 40-plus years, Oregon has claimed to have transparency in government. Public records and public meetings laws approved in 1973 are supposed to enforce the ideal that the people’s business…
Mar 25, 2015

Letters to the editor

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March 25, 2015 Paper’s coverage of first library meetings was good To the editor: I appreciated the coverage of the first two library meetings in the Canby Herald last week. It offered a nice…
Mar 18, 2015

Letters to the Editor

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Foundation continues widespread support To the editor: Canby Educational Foundation, formed in 1997 to support students and teachers in the Canby School District through a grant process, has…
Mar 11, 2015

Life may be good - but fortunately it is not THAT good

by Mikel Kelly
The other person who lives at our house said something last week that struck me as practically profound. It got me thinking, anyway. “Can you imagine what it would be like if every dumb little…
Mar 11, 2015

Letters to the Editor

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Drivers need to take their time through town To the editor: My husband and I were almost "creamed" at the corner of Highway 99E and Elm Street by a diesel pickup racing through our town — our…




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