Janet Stevens column: Crook County doesn’t have absurdly high food prices

Statistics can be deceiving. Unless you understand what went into them, it’s awfully easy to … Read more

Commentary: Letting American kids die

In a Sandy Hook, Connecticut, firehouse in 2012, not long after another school shooting, a … Read more

Editorial: Fix loopholes in disclosure forms

It can be hard to know when Oregon candidates and public officials get sweet deals. … Read more

Editorial: Bend mayor doesn’t deserve twice the pay of a councilor

While we agree that Bend’s city councilors, including the mayor, deserve a larger stipend for … Read more

Guest column: Cap and trade affects rural Oregonians more

Oregon’s rural communities often find themselves in the crosshairs of urban legislators who want to … Read more

Letters: Affordable housing; air traffic control; La Pine fire levy; military parades

Where is the affordable housing? Our friends just got a shock — their landlord raised … Read more

Editorial: OSU makes important change in student disclosure of felony convictions

Oregon State University took a step to improve safety this month by enacting a policy … Read more

Editorial: Jefferson County right to study public safety merger

The Jefferson County Commission approved earlier this month a contract to analyze if the county’s … Read more

Guest column: Do Oregonians believe health care is a human right?

The Oregon House passed a historic resolution, House Joint Resolution 203, the “Hope Amendment,” authored … Read more

Guest column: It’s time for remembering and confronting reality

It’s time... It’s time — to recall the past when pencil, paper and eraser were … Read more

Editorial: Bend fee for public information doesn’t address other problems

Bend plans to make an important change in how the police charge for police reports. … Read more

Editorial: Stop trying to rig the vote

Oregon law is clear. When lawmakers or private citizens refer measures to a vote of … Read more

Guest column: My concern about Rep. Greg Walden

We are told to call our representatives. We are told to write our representatives. But … Read more

Commentary: The nuclear agreement is ‘the worst deal ever’ — for Iran

Some of the most inspiring images of the new year — and therefore, in this … Read more

Commentary: Harvard’s new rule replaces free thinkers with goose steppers

Editor’s note: The writer is addressing the question, “Does Harvard’s ban on fraternities and sororities … Read more

Commentary: Harvard’s outgoing president hit a bull’s-eye when she banned single-sex social clubs

Editor’s note: The writer is addressing the question, “ Does Harvard’s ban on fraternities and … Read more

Commentary: Loquacious RBG doesn’t ‘genuinely like’ some of her colleagues

After Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg criticized Donald Trump during last year’s presidential campaign, … Read more

Commentary: Elizabeth Warren makes a bold statement about Trump, ‘Pocahontas’ — and 2020, it seems

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., did her best last week to turn her biggest political liability … Read more

Editorial: Court case pushes public-sector unions in the right direction

Focus shifts from forcing employees to donate to winning their support

Expect to hear plenty in the coming days about a case known as Janus vs. … Read more

Commentary: I survived a mass shooting; my life has never been the same

If you survive a mass shooting, life changes quickly. For me, at Virginia Tech almost … Read more

Commentary: Don’t let Trump’s Fed pick choke the recovery

Marvin Goodfriend’s nomination is in trouble, and that’s a good thing. Goodfriend is President Donald … Read more

Commentary: Four steps to protect our elections

One of the most dangerous misconceptions about the threat of Russian interference in American democracy … Read more

Commentary: On Venezuela, where are liberals?

Students at the University of Michigan have staged a rare protest against the brutal dictatorship … Read more

Commentary: Fix the debt by fixing entitlements

Congress just passed a two-year bipartisan spending bill that will take our $20 trillion debt … Read more

Commentary: End of the two-party system

In the first half of the 1990s, I worked in Europe for The Wall Street … Read more

Editorial: Health care as a ‘right’ doesn’t belong in the constitution

If health care is a right for all Oregonians, who will pay for it? That’s … Read more

Editorial: State audit says not enough done to regulate pot

The Oregon Secretary of State’s office found real problems with the way the Oregon Liquor … Read more

Guest column: Tell state government to stop underfunding child welfare

The Secretary of State recently released a scathing audit of the Department of Human Services’ … Read more

Commentary: Political maps can be as easy as cake

Once a relatively obscure phenomenon, gerrymandering is having its moment. In the past year, there … Read more

Editorial: Don’t buy Kitzhaber’s excuses

The Oregon Government Ethics Commission takes up the case of former Gov. John Kitzhaber on … Read more

Editorial: Governments should not hide bargaining with their unions

Taxpayers deserve to know what they pay for and also how deals get made. Oregon … Read more

Guest column: Resistance is strong on women’s health and rights

Since the Trump administration took office, it has systematically attacked women’s health and rights. That … Read more

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