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February 10, 2016

'Skills gap' threatens strength of workforce

by Joe Christy
As a former Washington County Juvenile Director, I was encouraged by our governor’s commitment to education and teacher training.…
February 10, 2016

Letters to the editor

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Rotary wants to help foster kids What would it feel like to have all your worldly possessions in a black trash bag as you are moved to…
February 10, 2016

Kids Fund can help our children succeed

by Anneliese Koehler
Hunger remains a serious issue in Washington County, impacting our friends and neighbors, including children. Even as the economy…
KRISTY KOTTKEY
February 03, 2016

Ask someone's story to blur racial lines

by Kristy Kottkey
I don’t have a Facebook page. The only type of social media I subscribe to is Twitter, and that is only because I want to receive…
February 03, 2016

Next on the governor's list: a compromise on gross receipts tax

by Editorial board
When it comes to the proposed gross receipts tax in Oregon, this state’s residents — and particularly their elected leaders — have a…
February 03, 2016

Listen carefully to presidential debates

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After listening to Republican candidates debate, I think it’s important to consider what their words mean, especially the ones couched…
January 27, 2016

After 573 chapters, a new one awaits

by John Schrag
Like the previous 572 editions of the News-Times, this week’s paper lists my name under the title of publisher. Next week’s won’t. I…
January 27, 2016

Minimum wage needs to better address regional differences

by Editorial Board
Sometimes when a public policy initiative gets trashed from opposite ends of the political spectrum, it means the author has found a…
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici
January 27, 2016

Leaving behind No Child Left Behind

by Rep. Suzanne Bonamici
Along the Columbia River in rural Clatsop County, classrooms in Knappa are alive with arts, music, and meaningful career and technical…
January 20, 2016

Tokola has best plan for Times-Litho site

by Don Jones
Thank you to those who are raising awareness of the needs of the homeless members of our community and our responsibility to search…
January 20, 2016

Letters to the editor

by (none)
Millions for what? The City Council is considering the approval of a development on part of the former Times-Litho property that will…
January 20, 2016

Clean fuels deal good for Oregon

by Editorial board
A compromise reached recently between environmentalists and major Portland utility companies is significant for two reasons: It…
Dondero
January 20, 2016

Make Tokola a mixed-income project

by Russ Dondero
As the article “Helpers of homeless blast luxury apartments” in last week’s Forest Grove News-Times illustrates, the “powers that be”…
January 13, 2016

Let tribes and district use mascot to form positive connection

by (none)
Native Americans have been an unusually hot topic in Banks over the past several years. That's because the high school's longtime…
January 06, 2016

Inmates deserve better shot at reform

by Editorial Board
The underlying theological message of Christmas is one of redemption, which makes this a most appropriate time of year to consider a…
December 30, 2015

How will stance on fossil fuel affect area?

by Editorial Board
Portland’s relationship with fossil fuels appears to be a complicated one. On the one hand, the City Council has been in a fired-up…
December 30, 2015

Building bonds: one family's story

by Marcy Gallegos
“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces,” said the philosopher, George Santayana. That’s a thought that resonates during the…
December 30, 2015

A letter to muslim brothers and sisters

by Joelle Davis
Our hearts broke for the people of Paris, Colorado Springs, and San Bernardino after the attacks in their respective cities. Our…
December 23, 2015

What's good for business is good for Oregon

by Editorial Board
Just about any of Oregon’s ills, no matter how unrelated they might seem, would be eased greatly by a singular medicine: continued…
December 23, 2015

Journalism may be changing, but we're still here

by Miles Vance
The face of journalism is changing. OK, that's no surprise — the face of journalism is always changing — but in this case, the face of…

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GALLEGOS
Dec 23, 2015

Small businesses are key to a healthy economy

by Joe Gallegos and Susan McLain
Small businesses are the backbone of our local economy; when we support our local entrepreneurs, creators, and service providers,…
Dec 16, 2015

Letters to the editor

by Letters to the Editor
Still looking to find Christ in Christmas I always look forward to what the Chamber of Commerce, Forest Grove City Club and the…
Dec 16, 2015

McLain decision a good one for district

by Hillsboro Tribune
State Rep. Susan McLain’s decision to seek a second two-year term representing Oregon House District 29 is a good one. We believe it’s…



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