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On June 7, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted “accelerated approval” to Biogen’s new Alzheimer’s medication, aducanumab, two years after the company halted its first set of Phase 3 clinical trials over “disappointing” results. Accelerated approval is based not on the usual require…

I am writing in response to an article I read on The World website titled “Love One Another.” I would like to give my point of view in regard to Ms. Davenport’s letter.

I love fish — the way they look, the way they fry up, the secret lives they live under the water.  And of all the fish in the sea, river or lake, I most prize those that descended from the great oceangoing salmonids, trout and char. 

New York’s Representative Ocasio-Cortez has said that if we stop building jails, that would take care of the violent crime problem. My first response was, “That is crazy!” but, then I gave it bit more thought. And, here is what I concluded. Maybe she is on to something.  What if this equatio…

After 40 years I’m quitting the Democratic party. Lately, I’ve watched as the Democrats in Oregon have ruined our state by passing stupid laws like cocktails to go, decriminalizing hard drugs, giving free everything to people that just loaf around and smoke pot all day. And then try to take …

Hi, Has anyone else noticed the new street lights? They are really bright, I'll even say harsh. I sincerely hope there is some benefit to drown out the stars.

There is no precedent for the challenge now facing the world. For over a million years carbon dioxide (CO2) hovered around 280 ppm in the atmosphere. Fossil fuel combustion has pushed CO2 to over 400 ppm, a level not seen on Earth for 20 million years. We’re already seeing the impacts of inc…

The Convention of States Project seeks, as its name reflects, a convention of states as provided for in Article V of the US Constitution. Such a convention, CPS claims, would "only allow" discussion of amendments that "limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, impose fiscal…

My purpose in writing this letter is to express my support for HB 2021 as was recently reported on in the OPB article "Oregon’s big climate bill of 2021 generates little friction" by Dirk VanderHart.

There’s a growing fanaticism in this country — a belief system so extreme its followers are impervious to all logic and facts. If you don’t agree with them, you’re beneath contempt. If you try to reason with them, your words fall on deaf ears, or worse, you’re accused of complicity in any nu…

When I saw the cover of this week’s The Economist with headline “One Nation or Two.” It took a second look to see the tiny Star of David and know it was not America. I suddenly recalled Pogo saying long ago: “We have met the enemy and he is us!” is showing the earmarks of impending failure. …

Here’s the dilemma: You want to explore the West’s huge treasure of public land, but you don’t want to be accompanied by crowds of people. How do you avoid places that wind up on everyone’s bucket list or that have been Instagrammed and geo-tagged to death?

I am troubled by your mostly conservative coverage of important issues. As one example, I cite the recent guest opinion article by Sally Pipes in which she states that drug companies should have freedom to control drug prices and government should stay out of it.

In 2018, telling us that “trade wars are good, and easy to win,” then-U.S.-president Donald Trump imposed 15-25% tariffs (versus the previous rate of 10% and the average US tariff of 1.6%) on various Chinese goods, ranging from “dental cements and other dental fillings” to “Trout, fresh or c…

It’s never too late to change direction. Regardless of past mistakes, you can decide today to take a different path. Here are some suggestions to help you.

Would you like to earn money and prizes by killing coyotes, foxes, cougars, bobcats, wolves, raccoons, squirrels, crows, rattlesnakes, rabbits, prairie dogs, woodchucks or skunks?

The Langlois Lions wish to thanks an entire "village" of people and businesses that helped make our recent open-air Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant Sale an overwhelming success. This was our first major fundraiser since 2019 and has enabled us to continue to fund our charitable programs.

On May 23, a fighter jet intercepted Ryanair Flight 4978 as it was about to exit Belarus's airspace en route from Athens, Greece to Vilnius, Lithuania. Citing a supposed bomb threat (apparently contrived by regime agents on board the plane), Belarus air traffic control ordered the Boeing 737…

Recently I was in Bandon and drove by a couple of flags that were disturbing to me. The top flag on the flagpole said “Black Labs Matter” and the flag below it was a graphic of an AR-15 assault rifle. I don’t know what the intended message was but my “guess” is that black people are less tha…

I think we owe local store, gas station and similar establishment employees a huge thanks for putting their lives on the line to come face to face with the general public as we strove to fill or tummies, our tanks and, as importantly, our minds as we selected reading and craft materials duri…

In the mid-1960s, my dad served on the school board in Cortez, in rural southern Colorado. He recalled that at one meeting he said something a little too liberal because a fellow board member invited him to “step outside.”

There was a letter to the editor written by Cameron Langley a couple days ago that needs a rebuttal.

I’ve been amazed at the good people of this area who feel wearing a mask to prevent contracting or spreading the COVID-19 virus is somehow infringing on their personal liberty. Do we need to be reminded that this pandemic applies to all of humankind globally? Is it therefore unreasonable to …

I just went by the Unmask Our Kids Rally in Myrtle Point and many of them yelled at me to take off my mask. I find it odd that they are protesting because they do not want to be told what to do while they are telling me what to do.

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Hi, Has anyone else noticed the new street lights? They are really bright, I'll even say harsh. I sincerely hope there is some benefit to drown out the stars.

There is no precedent for the challenge now facing the world. For over a million years carbon dioxide (CO2) hovered around 280 ppm in the atmosphere. Fossil fuel combustion has pushed CO2 to over 400 ppm, a level not seen on Earth for 20 million years. We’re already seeing the impacts of inc…

The Convention of States Project seeks, as its name reflects, a convention of states as provided for in Article V of the US Constitution. Such a convention, CPS claims, would "only allow" discussion of amendments that "limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, impose fiscal…

My purpose in writing this letter is to express my support for HB 2021 as was recently reported on in the OPB article "Oregon’s big climate bill of 2021 generates little friction" by Dirk VanderHart.

There’s a growing fanaticism in this country — a belief system so extreme its followers are impervious to all logic and facts. If you don’t agree with them, you’re beneath contempt. If you try to reason with them, your words fall on deaf ears, or worse, you’re accused of complicity in any nu…

When I saw the cover of this week’s The Economist with headline “One Nation or Two.” It took a second look to see the tiny Star of David and know it was not America. I suddenly recalled Pogo saying long ago: “We have met the enemy and he is us!” is showing the earmarks of impending failure. …

Here’s the dilemma: You want to explore the West’s huge treasure of public land, but you don’t want to be accompanied by crowds of people. How do you avoid places that wind up on everyone’s bucket list or that have been Instagrammed and geo-tagged to death?

I am troubled by your mostly conservative coverage of important issues. As one example, I cite the recent guest opinion article by Sally Pipes in which she states that drug companies should have freedom to control drug prices and government should stay out of it.

In 2018, telling us that “trade wars are good, and easy to win,” then-U.S.-president Donald Trump imposed 15-25% tariffs (versus the previous rate of 10% and the average US tariff of 1.6%) on various Chinese goods, ranging from “dental cements and other dental fillings” to “Trout, fresh or c…

It’s never too late to change direction. Regardless of past mistakes, you can decide today to take a different path. Here are some suggestions to help you.

Would you like to earn money and prizes by killing coyotes, foxes, cougars, bobcats, wolves, raccoons, squirrels, crows, rattlesnakes, rabbits, prairie dogs, woodchucks or skunks?

The Langlois Lions wish to thanks an entire "village" of people and businesses that helped make our recent open-air Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant Sale an overwhelming success. This was our first major fundraiser since 2019 and has enabled us to continue to fund our charitable programs.

On May 23, a fighter jet intercepted Ryanair Flight 4978 as it was about to exit Belarus's airspace en route from Athens, Greece to Vilnius, Lithuania. Citing a supposed bomb threat (apparently contrived by regime agents on board the plane), Belarus air traffic control ordered the Boeing 737…

Recently I was in Bandon and drove by a couple of flags that were disturbing to me. The top flag on the flagpole said “Black Labs Matter” and the flag below it was a graphic of an AR-15 assault rifle. I don’t know what the intended message was but my “guess” is that black people are less tha…

I think we owe local store, gas station and similar establishment employees a huge thanks for putting their lives on the line to come face to face with the general public as we strove to fill or tummies, our tanks and, as importantly, our minds as we selected reading and craft materials duri…

In the mid-1960s, my dad served on the school board in Cortez, in rural southern Colorado. He recalled that at one meeting he said something a little too liberal because a fellow board member invited him to “step outside.”

There was a letter to the editor written by Cameron Langley a couple days ago that needs a rebuttal.

I’ve been amazed at the good people of this area who feel wearing a mask to prevent contracting or spreading the COVID-19 virus is somehow infringing on their personal liberty. Do we need to be reminded that this pandemic applies to all of humankind globally? Is it therefore unreasonable to …

I just went by the Unmask Our Kids Rally in Myrtle Point and many of them yelled at me to take off my mask. I find it odd that they are protesting because they do not want to be told what to do while they are telling me what to do.

On June 7, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted “accelerated approval” to Biogen’s new Alzheimer’s medication, aducanumab, two years after the company halted its first set of Phase 3 clinical trials over “disappointing” results. Accelerated approval is based not on the usual require…

I am writing in response to an article I read on The World website titled “Love One Another.” I would like to give my point of view in regard to Ms. Davenport’s letter.

I love fish — the way they look, the way they fry up, the secret lives they live under the water.  And of all the fish in the sea, river or lake, I most prize those that descended from the great oceangoing salmonids, trout and char. 

New York’s Representative Ocasio-Cortez has said that if we stop building jails, that would take care of the violent crime problem. My first response was, “That is crazy!” but, then I gave it bit more thought. And, here is what I concluded. Maybe she is on to something.  What if this equatio…

After 40 years I’m quitting the Democratic party. Lately, I’ve watched as the Democrats in Oregon have ruined our state by passing stupid laws like cocktails to go, decriminalizing hard drugs, giving free everything to people that just loaf around and smoke pot all day. And then try to take …