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Letters to the Editor for June 24

Letters to the Editor for June 24

Hang up and walk: Distracted pedestrians are on the rise

While countless campaigns urge distracted motorists to “hang up and drive,” a new poll from Public Employees Mutual Insurance Company (PEMCO) Insurance shows smartphone wielding pedestrians pose an increasing threat on streets and sidewalks, and a majority of Northwest drivers aren’t happy about it.

Letters to the Editor for June 21

Confused local; Not ‘clever’; more

Another Voice: New legislation is win-win for community college students

Even though most of the headlines about the 2017 legislative session have been dominated by the budget discussion, I’m very proud to highlight a piece of policy work that I’ve been actively involved with over the last few months. This legislation will have lasting benefits for Oregon students and once again establish Oregon as an example of increasing access and affordability to higher education.

Letters to the Editor for June 17

The Behemoth; Artists’ opportunity; We are all human; more

Letters to the Editor for June 14

Fairness for all; Reconsider rezone; Consider FireMed; more

Another Voice: Mayor on the Westside Concept Plan: ‘the future will be denser’

A lot of questions are being asked about the westside planning process which is currently underway. I think it is important for everyone to understand what is going on; this is an important discussion about the future of our city.

Why we do this: ‘A dose of peace and Corgi love’

Another voice

This past weekend was a weekend of moments — rife with equal parts tears and fears versus incredible experiences of love and catharsis.

Letters to the editor for June 9

Christian haters; Brownspace, best?; more

Westside planning: ‘the future will be denser’

A lot of questions are being asked about the westside planning process which is currently underway. I think it is important for everyone to understand what is going on; this is an important discussion about the future of our city.

Letters to the Editor for June 7

Equal Support; AHCA fails; more

Fair Shares: Show your talents and interests

Over the next two weeks, school kids will be bringing home art, science, and writing and other projects after a year’s hard work and inspiration.

Another Voice: Thoughts on a not so special election

On May 16, there was special election in Oregon. "Special" means that we were voting only on local issues. The voter turnout was not special.

Letters to the Editor for June 3

Go fish; Maintain park; Elephant sanctuary needed

Editor's notebook: Back to Park Your Age, or, a warm day in Antarctica

Part trivia project, part exercise program, PYA is back.

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