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Joe Heller

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Joe Heller

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Prineville's Latest Opinions

July 19, 2016

Despite media reports, times are not more violent than ever

by Central Oregonian
Black lives matter, blue lives matter, all lives matter. At times it seems like we’re on the precipice of a new reality where only violence matters. But in reality, the United States is…
July 12, 2016

It's not too late to discuss the Natural Resource Plan

by Central Oregonian
The Crook County Natural Resources Plan may have been adopted by the Crook County Court last week, but that doesn’t mean public input on the plan should not be sought going forward. On the…
July 05, 2016

Free swimming: A no-strings gift that is hard to believe is true

by Central Oregonian
Oftentimes the Central Oregonian will cover situations where a citizen has either become the victim of a new scam or detected potential fraud and brought it to our attention and reported it to…


June 28, 2016

With a pool bond, timing is everything

by Central Oregonian
It’s cliché to say, but nevertheless true in many instances, that timing is everything. What works at one point in time, may not work in another one, and this saying comes to mind as the…
June 21, 2016

Our opinion: Governor needs to oppose gross receipts tax

by Editorial Board
Kate Brown needs to demonstrate she is the governor for all of Oregon, and not just a leader for the public employee unions. It is past time for Brown to step in and oppose the latest attempt to…
June 21, 2016

Have fun, but be safe this Roundup Week

by Central Oregonian
The Western-themed painting on local storefront windows and appearance of hay bales outside local businesses has signaled what many in Crook County knew is coming this week. The Crooked River…
June 21, 2016

Elective fee cuts the right call for school district

by Central Oregonian
The word “fee” might as well be a curse word as far as some people are concerned. They are not popular among those who have to pay them and they are often viewed as unnecessary or even a money…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jesse Springer
June 21, 2016

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by Jesse Springer
Jesse Springer
June 21, 2016

Time to take a stand for Oregon

by Editorial Board
It is time for Gov. Brown to take command and stop Initiative Petition 28 Kate Brown needs to demonstrate she is the governor for all of Oregon, and not just a leader for the public employee…
June 17, 2016

Our opinion: Kate Brown snubs voters and tradition with debate…

by Editorial Board
Oregon’s newspapers — which are read either in print or online by virtually every active voter in the state — have a longstanding election-year tradition of inviting the two major candidates for…

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Jun 14, 2016

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by Joe Heller
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Jun 14, 2016

Muhammad: Did he even invent rap music?

by Tony Ahern
No athlete, very few people, made a greater impact on today's society Muhammad Ali. Not only was he before his time, he largely created the time that followed him. In an era when the standard…
Jun 07, 2016

Fire safety lesson still bears repeating

by Central Oregonian
While most of us were growing up, there were certain lessons or reminders that our parents gave us that likely provoked some eye-rolling or exasperated sighs as if to say, “Seriously, you think…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Joe Heller
Jun 07, 2016

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by Joe Heller
Joe Heller
May 31, 2016

Tax would hurt those it aims to help

by Editorial Board
A new analysis by state economists should make public employees think twice about the harm they'd do to low-income Oregonians if the unions and their backers succeed in pushing through a gross…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jesse Springer
May 31, 2016

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by Jesse Springer
Jesse Springer
May 31, 2016

Graduates, embrace flexibility

by Jason Chaney
Focus on your goals, but expect life to take you down some unexpected paths along the way As I sit here and see another class getting ready to graduate from Crook County High School, I think…
May 26, 2016

Our Opinion: Gross receipts tax would only hurt those it aims to…

by Editorial Board
A new analysis by state economists should make public employees think twice about the harm they’d do to low-income Oregonians if the unions and their backers succeed in pushing through a gross…