Letters for Aug. 16

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Shame on Boy Scouts, city of Happy Valley; Fallout from recall still affecting Gladstone; Yes on OC's Measure 3-517; Traffic increase shouldn't be a…

Busy months ahead for Clackamas Fire District

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Here is a brief summary of recent and upcoming events across the fire district and the communities we serve

After clarifications, mayoral activities still suspicious

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In regard to my recent opinion on Gladstone Mayor Tammy Stempel activities, some clarification has been requested which I will provide here

Letters for Aug. 9

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Steve Johnson's pathetic attack on Gladstone mayor; Can police enforce safety in time for school year?; Yes on 3-517

Another great outreach story from OCPD officer Mike Day

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It was a joy to work with Kathy Knox in my position as the homeless liaison officer. Her positive attitude was inspiring

Who will be Oregon's brave new Republican?

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Oregon is just one of 17 states in the country that does not have a Republican governor after 2016

Letters for Aug. 2: Tansy ragwort; New officials, fresh…

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Ken Hall has never had ill effects from pulling tansy ragwort; Janet Figini believes that term limits is a necessary law

Gladstone's quality of life gets put on the chopping block

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Since the end of April, a group of concerned neighbors I belong to has been working towards a resolution for a 48-unit development

Gladstone Mayor Tammy Stempel needs to follow rules too

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At the beginning of most Gladstone city council meetings, Mayor Stempel lectures the council like a teacher lecturing her little students on…

Getting rid of this weed is a life-and-death issue

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Clackamas County is again experiencing a breakout of toxic tansy ragwort of mammoth proportions

Recent graduates of La Salle Prep speak out

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Oregonians are ill-informed about women's history; Native cultures deserve respect from U.S. government

Letters for July 19

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Support community colleges; Norma Gabriel; illegal tree cutting in Oregon City; Oatfield House back on the chopping block

The mythic machine of W.W. Buck

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Fortune, Festivity and Fiasco in the 'Lowell of the Pacific'; Blue Heron Beginnings commentary by an Oregon City historian on the Willamette Falls…

Letters: 'Currant' issue of the newspaper

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Also: Old-time Fourth of July celebration; Paul Edgar on Oregon's transportation priorities

Happy Valley environmental disaster in progress

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I asked the LUBA board member who approved the city's Scouter Mountain development what should people do if a city's land development process is…

Safe haven or easy target? Real estate's a risky business

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You may not have considered it, but real-estate professionals - as well as the buyers and sellers they serve - are a high-risk lot

Letters: Saving trees; transportation needs; climate change

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The somewhat recent extremely bad weather, such as January, was some of the worst we can remember, doing various damages to our property

Eye protection essential before viewing eclipse

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During a solar eclipse, the moon passes between the sun and the earth, blocking out the sun and casting a shadow on the earth

Immigrant, refugee rights are reproductive rights

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Ben Hua is a clinic assistant at Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette's Milwaukie-Oak Grove Health Center. For more information visit PPCW.org.

My View: Bottle return hassles hinder recycling

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This April, Oregon raised the statewide bottle deposit from 5 to 10 cents in hopes of encouraging consumers to recycle.

Clackamas Community College leads the way in environmental…

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Sha Spady has been a determined advocate for wise management and preservation of natural systems and worked with the community to protect and enhance…

Confessions of a former bully turned school compassion…

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My vision is to use compassion with both the bullied and the bully to break down the barriers society has built over the years

2 reasons in June for Oregonians to celebrate Democracy Day

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Most Americans know June 6, 1944, D-Day, was an important date in history, Oregonians should also know about another important historical date in the…

Time to decide our path: Action or apathy?

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Summer is fast approaching, and while our kids are looking forward to their break, Oregon parents are nervous about September

Why Oak Grove's historic Philip T. Oatfield House matters

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Construction of the house in 1903 was the proud achievement of an enterprising second-generation farmer and orchardist

The bright future of parks in Happy Valley

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On June 6, the City Council unanimously voted to withdraw from the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District

Letters: Michelle's Love; Orange Line, Milwaukie; Canemah,…

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My life changed the day Andy McCandless, the founder of Michelle's Love, came into my life and offered help

McLoughlin Neighborhood Association responds to Mayor…

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Mr. Holladay's letter ignores the MNA's primary objection to the proposed expansion: the development would eliminate six acres of public parkland

Mayor Dan Holladay on the plans at Waterboard Park

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Oregon City's Public Works Operations Center delivering essential services for over 60 years

Clackamas County offers facts about NCPRD

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Next Tuesday, June 6, the Happy Valley City Council will vote on whether to withdraw from the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD),…

Blue Heron Beginnings, The Quaker Papermaker:

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E.T. Garrett and the hidden origins of Northwest papermaking in Oregon City

Letters for May 24

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Milwaukie First Friday; Oregon City Optimist Club regonizes students for kindness; Gladstone sewage; Bravo to sheriff's immigration policy

Oregon City needs to end its Public Works folly

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Landslides speak to need to end plans for Waterboard Park

Consider currants' color, flavor for your yard

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Belonging to the gooseberry family, red currants are easy to grow

Bullying can't be allowed to continue in Gladstone

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I filed a formal complaint with the city on April 3, 2017, regarding a pattern of intimidation directed toward me

Transportation needs require strong leadership

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An issue that spans across the four hats I've worn is urging our legislators to pass a comprehensive transportation package

Firefighters respond well to unique situation

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I want to express my tremendous appreciation for the shift crews at Damascus Station 19 for quickly extinguishing their own house fire Easter morning

Letters for May 17

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Gladstone resident obtains evidence of nothing, other recall notes; Successful ivy pull in OC; Roads profit at public's expense

New fixtures shed light on Oak Lodge community achievement

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Finally, on May 5, the first of 60-plus new LED lights was installed

Why Gladstone City Councilor Neal Reisner is supporting…

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Due to the behaviors and actions exhibited by Gladstone Councilors Steve Johnson and Kim Sieckmann, I'm supporting the effort to recall them

Letters for May 10

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Arbor Day Walk; Education Investment Initiative; Gladstone politics; Ludwick for Sunrise Water; Spiers, Farrer for OCSD; Planned Parenthood; Canemah

Gladstone resident obtains photographic evidence of…

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Less than an hour after being in a council meeting, I found four Gladstone City Council members sitting and talking at a local bar

Clackamette Cove - In the spirit of John Gray

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Jerry Herrmann leads Rivers of Life Center, a youth education and training corporation

Letters: Reprieve on Oatfield House demolition;…

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The story in last week's edition was just one more example of the Clackamas Review's importance to the local community

Clackamas Fire should adopt director zones

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Electing board members by zone provides the best environment for proper representation and accountability

Letters for April 26

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Planned Parenthood reduces local carbon footprint; Keep county control of parks; Criticism of governor unfair; Celebrate a park's revitalization

Two-district model could work in Gladstone

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Recently during a mediation between the city of Gladstone and Clackamas County there was one particular proposal the county put forth that is worth…

Advocate for state's homeless in Teri Gant's name

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Estacada resident Marty Gant is president of the Father's Heart Street Ministry in Oregon City

Letters: Hannah the Pet Society; Gladstone turmoil

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As an animal owner and advocate for more than 64 years and a member of Hannah the Pet Society, I am offended at the one-sided media coverage that is…

Try tea roses and become festival-ready

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As the Portland Rose Festival rapidly approaches, it only seems fitting to draw attention to the splendor of roses

Showcase our Willamette Falls legacy at the Oregon…

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Though we lost the Woolen Mills, we do still have two very significant, and still-standing, associated legacy structures.

Legislation helps push state towards equality

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Very close to my heart is House Bill 2005, which aims to guarantee equal pay for equal work in our state

Help report discrimination in local schools

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We must make Gladstone schools a place where each student feels respected, included and safe

Gov. Kate Brown demonstrates ineffective leadership

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While many saw this session as one of the most challenging to date, it seems like an even slower start than expected

Letters: Oregon City Chamber's Amber Holveck; Casey…

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As the chair of the board it is with mixed emotions I share that after nearly 12 years as executive director with the Oregon City Chamber of…

Milwaukie Pioneer Cemetery needs board members

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The cemetery is adjacent to Waverley Country Club and contains graves of some of the area's most prominent citizens

My View: Trump budget clashes with state values

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Adam Davis is a founding principal in DHM Research, a nonpartisan firm specializing in assisting with public policy-making and communications

My View: Law needed to keep kids safe from guns

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As gun owners, we believe that the right to own firearms comes with the responsibility to ensure they are acquired, stored and handled safely and…

Oregon City mayor should resign office

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Oregon City Mayor Dan Holladay needs to resign. I'm offering the following information to back up that statement

Citizens have right to be heard by elected officials

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On March 20 I had the opportunity to meet with Mayor Ted Wheeler

Letter: Gladstone recall has been bad for community

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Much has been said about the perceived shenanigans at Gladstone City Hall lately, but these are red herrings

Help build on McLoughlin Boulevard's success

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Stephanie Kurzenhauser is vice chair of Jennings Lodge CPO, president of The Friends of Oak Lodge Library and a member of Oak Lodge Legacy.

My View: Urban, rural reserves policy ready to…

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Jim Bernard is chairman of the Clackamas County Commission. Tom Hughes is president of the Metro Council.

Keep the federal, state power local 

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I, along with fellow mayors have been spending a great deal of time telling our local stories to state and federal lawmakers. Are they falling on…

Sea lions: What's the truth about management?

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Growing up on the Willamette in the 1970s and 1980s, my scientist brother Robert Herrmann, left no stone or ripple unturned when it came to natural…

Letters: Trash on South End Road; PERS; President…

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I spoke to the Board of County Commissioners at their meeting on March 9, when they voted unanimously to move forward with the strategic partnership…

Recall agenda: What's best for Gladstone citizens

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We had hoped to have a new library, one under construction; sadly we have only a lawsuit.

Clackamas Fire is proud to provide permanently…

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Commemorative coins have Boring Fire District 59's logo on one side and Clackamas Fire's logo on the other side to show the inclusion and spirit of…

Letters: Light rail's real cost; Concord School;…

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The very interesting dirty-diesel feature articles and Gary Blair's historical letter in response that ran in this newspaper on Feb. 1 and 22 bring…

One person CAN make a difference

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Michele Young's class of fifth graders at John McLoughlin Elementary School decided to submit letters to the editor of the Oregon City News as a…

Rep. Janelle Bynum lacks opinions on important…

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Ms. Bynum was voted into office by the constituents within her district; she should at the very least be able to let us know what her position is and…

The real truth about Gladstone Public Library…

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As a 501(c)(3) organization, we are not involved in any political activity.

What I've witnessed from the Oregon Legislature

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A new legislative season has started and the chickens are coming home to roost.

Stafford Triangle: to urbanize or not?

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With the possible exception of the Borland area, the Stafford Triangle does not need to be designated as an urban reserve for the next several…

Letters: TriMet dirty diesel; NCSD/NCPRD land swap;…

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Trolleys became part of the Portland scene in the late 1800s.

Gladstone Library Foundation no longer runs City…

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Nancy Eichsteadt and Bill Osburn didn't get their way on the library and they didn't get all of their candidates, including Osburn, elected in…

OC: Listen to voters and shut down urban renewal

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Oregon City is attempting to tell us that the Oregon Constitution overrides home rule and the city must now comply with state of Oregon codes.

My View: The ends often don't justify the means

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Funny how often people can find a way to reframe their opponent's argument so that they themselves can win the moral high ground.

Letters: Milwaukie urban renewal; Obama's morals…

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On urban renewal being questioned at the Oregon City Business Alliance forum, the city of Milwaukie enacted its urban-renewal program without public…

Betrayal to necessary reduction in gillnetting

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On Jan. 20, this monumental decision process was breached by the arbitrary and misguided decision of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife…

Civil discourse key to school success

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The daily hurtful rhetoric in our community and across our nation has the potential of producing alarming levels of anxiety among children of color.

Letters: Gladstone recall selfish; God didn't elect…

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A successful recall would open up the two seats and give Voting For A Stronger Gladstone a second bite at the apple before the next regular election.

Recall of Gladstone councilors justified

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I questioned his comments, not because Kim Sieckmann, resident of Gladstone, doesn't have these rights, but to use his stamp of 'Gladstone City…

Letters: Schrader stands up for Oregonians; Bible's…

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In response to criticisms of Rep. Kurt Schrader for missing the presidential inauguration (Letters, Jan. 25), I must express my enthusiastic support…

It's time for a change in Gladstone leadership

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The citizens of Gladstone deserve better representation. Councilors Sieckmann and Johnson are operating to serve in their own interests rather than…

Challenges, hope abound in Oregon Legislature

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This week, as the Oregon Legislature convenes, the stakes of what is in front of us have never been higher or more stark.

The way it was; tackling homelessness; responsible…

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As we begin 2017, Milwaukie Historical Society is proud to present our newest exhibit, 'The Way It Once Was: Remembering How We Lived Not So Long…

Press must adapt and engage in coming Trump era

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This will not be the cozy, formulaic relationship between the press and the president evident in some past administrations.

Thoughts on the duties of City Council

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Gladstone City Council represents the citizens and were elected to give them a voice.

What kind of animal is it?

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Jo Becker is an Oregon City-based speaker and writer who takes an entertaining, personable approach to educating audiences and readers, in this case…

Let Oregon find its own healthcare solution

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Samuel Metz is a private practice anesthesiologist who lives and works in Portland. He is a member of Oregon Physicians for a National Health Program…

Letters: Clackamas Fire; Trump inauguration; sign…

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Thank you to our community for the outpouring of support for Clackamas Fire District 1's annual Operation Santa program.

Gladstone city council, staff look forward to…

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As the year 2016 comes to a close, I would like to update Gladstone citizens on the happenings in 2016 and the plans we have for your city government…

Letters: Hand up for homeless; Packy's suffering;…

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Hand up, not handout: It could build upon the examples set by Street Roots newspaper and Sisters of the Road Cafe.

Appreciation for support of women's health

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Generous donations and sponsors of our events have allowed us to continue this work and raise awareness in women's personal health to this horrific…

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