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

Commentary: Is this it for public-sector unions?

No obscure Supreme Court ruling deserves its obscurity less than Abood v. Detroit Board of … Read more

Editorial: Lack of vaccinations can threaten kids

With exclusion day — the drop-dead day for having children properly vaccinated for school — … Read more

Editorial: Redmond Council makes right decision on new fee

The city of Redmond did the right thing by deciding to give voters a say … Read more

Guest column: Get involved to help children in foster care

How much does Oregon care about child safety? Thank you to The Bulletin editorial board … Read more

Commentary: Side effects of the decline of men in labor market

Some questions for this Valentine’s Day: Why do relations between the sexes, at least in … Read more

Editorial: College writing shouldn’t determine judicial selection

When Ryan Bounds was an undergrad at Stanford, he wrote critically about some aspects of … Read more

Editorial: Problems with Oregon’s foster programs aren’t a political ruse

It’s enough to make your blood boil, or at least it should be. A Secretary … Read more

Guest column: PERS solution requires many difficult steps

On Dec. 1, 2017, Oregon got a preview of how much more will be required … Read more

Letters: HB4029 bridge; Buehler’s Republican ethos; teaching children; ‘illegal immigrant’

Environmental groups disappoint on bridge Until HB4029, I have supported Oregon Wild, Coalition for the … Read more

Editorial: Deschutes River footbridge bill has a glaring contradiction

Oregon legislators are scheduled to meet again Tuesday to debate House Bill 4029. That’s the … Read more

Editorial: Don’t turn council job into a full-time paid position

Come May 15, Bend residents will be asked to change the city’s governing charter. Two … Read more

Commentary: The U.S. is running out of truck drivers

Economists debate how close the U.S. is to full employment, but less often discussed is … Read more

Commentary: President Trump, How is this man a danger?

President Donald Trump suggests that the aim of his crackdown on immigrants is to “defend … Read more

Commentary: Trump hit a grand slam and touched all bases; Democrats looked glum

Editor’s note: The writer is addressing the question “Was President Donald Trump’s first State of … Read more

Commentary: Trump’s first State of the Union: too many alternate facts, too few moments of truth

Editor’s note: The writer is addressing the question “Was President Donald Trump’s first State of … Read more

Commentary: The war on books in prisons needs to end

Books have always served as outlets for escape, comfort and learning. From Narnia to Hogwarts … Read more

Commentary: Bracing for Islamic State’s westward migration

Declarations that Islamic State is on the verge of defeat keep piling up. During his … Read more

Editorial: Foster care crisis demands focused attention in Salem

It’s a question of priorities. The thousands of children in Oregon’s foster care system desperately … Read more

Editorial: Don’t cede control of public records to unions

The Portland school district and its teachers have had their share of bad publicity in … Read more

Guest column: Oregon’s clean energy bill provides benefits across many sectors

If passed in the 2018 Legislature, the Clean Energy Jobs bill will bring a windfall … Read more

Letters: Bend residents support bridge; Buehler spreads misinformation; Trump talk can corrupt

Bend residents support river bridge For the second time in less than a year, there … Read more

Commentary: A nightmare for a democracy

Some of the most effective intelligence agencies in history have served the most odious dictatorships. … Read more

Commentary: Everyone is going all the way

TEL AVIV, Israel — It is hard to spend a week in Israel and not … Read more

Commentary: Millennials can make America whole

“Build a wall and my generation will tear it down,” read a sign held by … Read more

Commentary: Food deserts don’t explain poor Americans’ unhealthy diet

The verdict is in: Food deserts don’t drive nutritional disparities in the United States the … Read more

Editorial: Bridge bill is Salem at its worst - a ‘retirement gift’ for a lawmaker, a bad deal for Bend residents

The Salem Way is to hide what’s going on from the public. Oregon legislators have … Read more

Editorial: Bend zoning swoop may mean less public input

Bend’s zone map and comprehensive plan don’t line up. They conflict. That causes problems. It … Read more

Commentary: What education critics get wrong

On the extremes of the right and the left, there is a growing desire to … Read more

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