Published: 10/2/2012 11:00:04 AM
Oregon is full of history.
You could have fooled me. When I moved here almost five
years ago from the East Coast, it was mind-boggling to think that the Portland
metropolitan area was all wilderness 200 years ago.
Published: 10/11/2012 9:19:01 AM
Roughly 58 million viewers tuned in to see the first
presidential debate of 2012 on Wednesday night.
With barely more than a month until Election Day, and
30-some states already beginning early voting, I have a hard time believing
there are still genuinely undecided voters out there.
Published: 10/18/2012 7:53:22 AM
I am proud to be a part of the Woodburn Proud/Woodburn Area
Chamber of Commerce Community Auction, which took place Saturday at Woodburn
Published: 10/25/2012 12:22:15 PM
Ballots have been mailed out in Oregon, and it’s time to
offer my take on the biggest decision facing voters in the 2012 election
campaign — who to vote for in this year’s presidential contest.
Published: 10/31/2012 2:13:45 PM
With Halloween this week, it’s a good time to remind everyone of some simple safety tips.
* Make sure your child doesn’t go trick-or-treating alone;
* Make sure your child has sufficient lighting, whether a flashlight or glow sticks or bands.
Published: 10/25/2012 12:22:47 PM
Voters in Mount Angel and Gervais have easy decisions to
make this November. Voters in both communities are being asked to vote on bond
measures that will ensure cost savings down the road and much-needed equipment
Published: 10/16/2012 10:00:57 AM
Voters in Ward 6 are the only people in Woodburn who have a
choice this election season: incumbent Eric Morris or challenger Gevin Gregory.
It’s the only contested race on the council and voters need
to ask themselves one question: Do we like how things are going at City Hall?
We do, and that is why we endorse Eric Morris for city council.
Published: 10/18/2012 7:53:05 AM
Every two years, voters in Oregon must decide anew who to
send to Washington, D.C., to represent them in the halls of Congress.
In Oregon’s Fifth Congressional District, we believe the
incumbent, Kurt Schrader, deserves to be re-elected to a third two-year term.
Published: 10/2/2012 9:59:48 AM
In addition to deciding who will be chosen to serve in
political offices from local city council members to the presidency, voters
across Oregon will be asked to weigh in on a total of nine statewide ballot
measures on the Nov.
Published: 10/4/2012 12:51:31 PM
Wage theft is wrong. We can all agree on that. In today’s
Woodburn Independent, we look at the growing problem in Woodburn. Northwest
Treeplanters and Farmworkers United (PCUN) has valiantly been working with the
state of Oregon to bring justice to workers who are not paid for completing
jobs they were hired for.
Published: 10/9/2012 9:30:00 AM
People often joke or complain about members of Congress not
fully reading the bills they are voting on. Well, the same thing appears to
have happened with the Woodburn City Council.
Published: 10/11/2012 9:18:49 AM
Those who live in House District 22 have a difficult choice
in front of them. You have three-term incumbent Betty Komp (D-Woodburn) and
challenger Kathy LeCompte (R-Brooks).
Letters to the Editor
Published: 10/9/2012 9:35:29 AM
Morris listens to constituents
To the editor:
Residents in Ward 6 have the good fortune of being
represented on Woodburn City Council by Eric Morris.
Published: 10/2/2012 10:21:34 AM
Morris the right choice for city council
To the editor:
Hello to the community of Woodburn. I’ve lived in Woodburn for over 40 years and
I’m supporting Eric Morris on his decision to run for city council.
Published: 10/16/2012 10:05:03 AM
Council president encourages voters to re-elect Morris
To the editor:
I am pleased to add my name to the long list of supporters
to retain Woodburn City Councilor Eric Morris from Ward 6.
Published: 10/25/2012 12:22:32 PM
Couple says Komp best state rep they’ve ever had
My husband, Loy, and I have lived in Woodburn for 41 years and Betty Komp is one of the best state representatives we have ever had.
Published: 10/23/2012 9:14:53 AM
By Dr. Patrick Paradis
Owner, Woodburn Pet Hospital
Children look forward to Halloween with excited
anticipation. Unfortunately, for pets,
this isn’t always the case.
Published: 10/16/2012 10:07:19 AM
By David Bautista
Superintendent, Woodburn School District
Two years ago, our school board developed a goal to improve
communication with the Woodburn community.
Published: 10/9/2012 10:09:33 AM
By Patti Milne
Marion County Commissioner
The future of America is in the hands of the American
voters. The Nov. 6 general election is about who will protect our freedom, our
liberty and our Constitution.