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Jim Eberly does not speak for all vets (Public Forum, July 16). Greed is not a soldier’s reason for joining the service and defending a country and losing his life in battle to give a stranger freedom here in our home soil.

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We all love this great country of ours, and we all have our opinions about how it should be governed. I really wish, though, we could set aside our differences on an issue near and dear to me, and take a look at our common ground.

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The South Douglas Food Bank was one of 65 organizations that received grants from the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation in a presentation ceremony on June 22 at the Seven Feathers Casino Resort Convention Center.

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I just read where the Legislature passed a bill to solidify sanctuary status for the State of Oregon. This is something that should be voted on by the public. You are passing laws that are unlawful and detrimental to the state and to the citizens of the state.

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I am a person with a pre-existing condition. We all know people with pre-existing conditions. That is why I am asking folks to contact their elected officials and demand they do not pass any health care legislation that was done in secrecy, in a hurry, with no women or people of color on the…

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Having led Umpqua Training and Employment Inc. for more than 30 years, I was, of course, interested in the news that the corporation would be ending its 42-year tenure as the operator of federal and state workforce development programs in Douglas County.

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We now know what Congress is planning for our health care. With the cuts it proposes, there is no doubt that we will have a less healthy nation with fewer people able to afford the high-quality health care we are so proud of.

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On June 19, I received a phone call from Micron Filtration (425) 818-4962 asking me to take a survey about environmental/pollution issues.

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With Congress trying to change the health care laws, I remember when there was a lot of rhetoric about the Affordable Care Act by certain members in Congress saying that the ACA was going to pull the plug on Grandma. You don't hear the bragging about them putting the plug back into save Gran…

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My wife and I are both in our mid 90s. We have long since given up mountain climbing, water surfing and 10k running. We are fortunate, though, in that our brains do not seem to have experienced the same degradation as our bodies.

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We in Douglas County are facing a very grim future economically, and our county government will be running out of reserve funds within the next two to three years. This will have a direct impact on our Sheriff’s Department, which will have to cut positions by two-thirds unless other funding …

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On Saturday, June 10, an event was held in Sutherlin regarding Bigfoot sightings. A very special "thank you" should be given to Linda Newton-Perry, the Calapooia Reflection Museum and the city of Sutherlin for putting on this event.

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