Democratic Letters to the Editor and Guest columns
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08/14/2022 Is Mar-a-Lago really about another big steal?
08/16/2022 Alek's “fast track” into politics is concerning
08/16/2022 A nation divided among itself will fail
07/20/2022 Maybe we should pay more attention to Voltaire
07/14/2022 Watching the Jan. 6 hearings is illuminating
07/10/2022 I'm gobsmacked at Mark Thiessen's tirades
07/06/2022 Children shouldn't be a "noble sacrifice" for freedom
07/05/2022 We need to start somewhere to address mass shootings
07/01/2022 Congressional District 2 has a great candidate in Joe Yetter
03/01/2022 Once upon a time, there was unity, now there's Republicans siding with Russia
02/22/2022 A recall "that might travel well" across state lines
02/09/2022 The Cult of 45 does have terms and conditions
01/27/2022 Buffers do not mean protection from harm
01/23/2022 Based on the facts, vote by mail is very secure
01/12/2022 Local environmentalists haven't seen any funds from the government
01/04/2022 New year, new opportunities
01/05/2022 Going from DeFazio to Bentz I feel a bit cheated
01/04/2022 Failure to represent the electorate is leaving us voiceless
12/23/2021 Tiller is being overlooked by big city Roseburg
12/08/2021 It's our responsibility to look out for the homeless.
11/24/21 Democrats delivered infrastructure improvements.
11/16/2021 It's about time workers got better pay.
11/21/2021 Our commissioners are sounding like crowing roosters
10/26/2021 DeFazio continues to have Oregonians' best interests at heart
10/26/2021 We're really not promised democracy in the future
10/10/2021 Looks to me like Skarlatos is a public grifter
Link to the story about Skarlatos by the Associated Press
09/10/2021 Masks are an obvious sign that you care about others
09/22/2021 We need leadership that is looking toward the future
09/28/2021 It seems there's a shortage of love in our county
09/14/2021 It's not too late to give Douglas County Public Health the teeth it needs
09/07//2021 It's time to include the boys in the abortion debate
08/27/2021 Because math works, we know vaccines work
08/24/2021 Tiller Ranger Station is a window onto a mystical forest experience
08/20/2021 Douglas County is a great place to live, if you're a virus
08/17/2021 Is there an adult in the room?
08/15/2021 Burying a ton — an exercise in metaphorical sarcasm
07/30/2021 Oregonians, we're being faced with consequences
07/28/2021 By any name, child tax credit is a bouquet of roses
07/28/2021 Senate hearings about Jan. 6 tear at your soul
07/22/2021 Guest Column: Fallacies concerning transgender individuals
07/16/2021 Getting vaccinated is about a lot more than you
07/15/2021 Things that keep me awake at night
07/15/2021 River Democracy Act protects our life blood
07/14/2021 A real tax cut for real families
07/14/2021 Whither have our old traditions fled?
07/13/2021 It's hard to understand why medical professionals avoid the vaccine
07/06/2021 When will No. 45 finally go away, for good?
07/06/2021 At last, the legislature takes steps toward giving the planet a break
07/01/2021 It's time to embrace real diversity
06/15/2021 Our most powerful tool for democracy is our vote
06/11/2021 We don't want to be passed by China as an economic power
06/04/2021 How would legislators do on required civics test?
06/04/2021 Letter hints at worrisome possibilities
06/02/2021 Who's seemed like they were there for a show?
06/01/2021 Glendale needs to be opportunistic for economy
05/30/2021 River Democracy Act is one step in right direction
05/27/2021 Eisenhower had us on a path of infrastructure
05/23/2021 There are some important plans being empowered by federal money
05/21/2021 Maybe we're not all that different if we show a little tolerance
05/20/2021 We all share the blame
05/20/2021 Two arguments to allow felons to vote
05/20/2021 Wherein lies the greater evil?
05/19/2021 It's time for the US to fix family leave policy
04/23/2021 What Is There to be Ashamed About? Plenty.
04/20/2021 DeFazio doing good things on American Jobs Plan
04/08/2021 Why is WinCo going where it's going?
04/06/2021 Oregon's children have suffered enough!
04/06/2021 Let's clear up a few things that have been said
04/02/2021 Native fish you say? How are they native?
03/30/2021 Senseless violence — with or without a gun — is a violation of our rights
03/28/2021 Why are Republicans rushing to defend the British Monarchy
03/28/2021 Solutions require digging deeper than expected
03/25/2021 Dallas Heard Doesn't Represent Me
03/24/2021 What's it going to take for the vaccine to reach us?
03/24/2021 Follow the path to enlightenment that suits you best
03/23/2021 Respect each other by respecting the trail designations
03/23/2021 Imagination Library provides many fresh books to read
03/18/2021 Guest Column: Public health is about who lives, who dies
03/18/2021 I'm not so sure the blessing of the church is a good thing
03/17/2021 An ode to the year lost to COVID-19
03/16/2021 Guest Column: Fear and What It Says about Our Community
03/16/2021 Eight minutes for a commissioner's meeting seems very brief
03/16/2021 Where is the real center of American politics?
03/14/2021 Meddling outsiders or invested alumni?
03/14/2021 Equality Act is a needed protection for all
03/14/2021 Remember when both parties were civil and resolute?
03/09/2021 We need to remember our past to improve our future
03/09/2021 Mobile showers are a sign of how a community cares
03/09/2021 Democrats aren't the hateful, malicious band you paint them as