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On Nov. 3, Oregonians overwhelmingly approved Measure 107, which seeks to place limits on campaign contributions. Before the measure, Oregon was one of only five states to have no limits on the funds people can give a candidate. During the 2018 Election, $37 million was spent on the ubernato…

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The “civil rights movement” of the 60’s was righteous. It was authentic and it was pure. The leaders of the movement were human, and therefore, they were sinners (yes, even Martin Luther King Jr.), but they were true to their cause and “Jim Crow laws” were real. The same was true of the “env…

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The American economy is a wonderful engine of prosperity left to its own devices, and on Tuesday it proved this again with another surge in equity prices that pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average above 30,000 for the first time. Stock prices rise and fall, but this symbolic milestone of o…

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As the Southern Oregon Regional Coordinator for the Native Fish Society and a resident of Douglas County I am highly invested in the North Umpqua River. This river is a treasure to our community and state, as are the Salmon and Steelhead that inhabit its waters. For decades, these resources …

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I am a retired Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Air Force and spent my career as an Intelligence officer, following political and military developments around the world. My special area of focus was the Soviet Union. I never dreamed that we would be facing the situation we are in today in this country.

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In the United States of America, we enjoy freedoms that are envied across the world. The freedom of speech, religion, and the right to peacefully assemble are just a few of the rights that we treasure and should protect. Individual liberty is the most powerful tool in the world for making po…

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Douglas County Commissioners issued a press release yesterday stating, “TOP 10 REASONS WHY OUR CASE NUMBERS ARE SOARING.” Every reason blamed residents, further stating residents “everyday actions are the cause of our recent spike in local cases.”

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If you believed that the citizenry of this country could not be trusted with the future of this country, what would you do? How far would you be willing to go in your efforts to thwart the will of people if you truly believed that the people’s voice (and vote) was actually dangerous to thems…

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Michael Kronig was spot on with his essay; Seven reasons why the general election was fair, (The News Review, Thursday, Nov. 12). But fairness is precisely what is being dismissed by President Donald Trump and the bulk of the Republican Party.