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Joe Heller

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Jesse Springer

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Jesse Springer

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Jesse Springer

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Mike Lucas

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Mike Lucas


Prineville's Latest Opinions

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…
May 24, 2016

Could citizen group help with drug problem?

by Central Oregonian
Crook County has a drug problem. The issue has repeatedly surfaced with ongoing arrests that are either directly related to trafficking and personal use, or to theft and other crimes where drugs…
May 17, 2016

Citizens have stepped up admirably of late

by Central Oregonian
Those who regularly read our opinion page and its editorials, such as the one you are reading right now, have likely noticed a recurring theme of urging citizens to get involved in the…


May 10, 2016

Data centers don't need to pay for a new pool or jail

by Central Oregonian
We at the Central Oregonian frequently field suggestions from members of the citizenry that the community ask more from its new tech company neighbors up the hill. As residents work to find…
May 03, 2016

Willingness to run for office deserves voters' respect

by Central Oregonian
As you observe the scrutiny candidates from the local to the national level undergo, or dissect characteristics and qualifications of public office hopefuls, ask yourself, would you be willing…
April 26, 2016

Why we choose not to endorse

by Central Oregonian
In the last 25 years, in almost every respect, newspapers have updated their way of doing business. Reporters carry tablets and smart phones instead of pencils and legal pads. Technology has…
April 19, 2016

Federal leaders can stick up for small, rural communities

by Central Oregonian
It was pleasing to see such swift reaction from the judicial system in striking down an attempt by two conservation groups to lock up irrigation in much of Central Oregon. Despite efforts by a…
April 12, 2016

Local candidate forums deserve a large crowd

by Central Oregonian
If there is one thing that became evident during the recent spate with Oregon Wild and its attempt to force a National Recreation Area on the Ochoco Mountains, it’s that this community knows how…
April 05, 2016

Ugly, violent behavior is tainting this election cycle

by Central Oregonian
These are particularly polarizing times. Some of the folks who are invested in the U.S. presidential primaries are picking sides in an O.K. Corral sort of way — reason and civility be damned —…
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Joe Heller
April 05, 2016

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