|Tread lightly and be neighborly|
|There are a lot of people out in the woods these days. Some are hiking; some are riding mountain bikes; some are riding horseback; some are running off-road vehicles; some are target-shooting. In winter, some are cross-country skiing; others are snowshoeing or simply playing in the snow; some are riding snowmobiles.|
With recreation on the Deschutes National Forest increasing 15 to 20 percent over the past three years, the traffic is getting heavy - and the potential for conflict rises.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
|The better angels of our nature|
|The temperatures are cooling down and the air is growing crisp - but the political season is heating up and the atmosphere is growing heavy and hot.|
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
|Consumed by lust|
|Our Founding Fathers must be spinning in their graves at the spectacle of the confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Right?|
Actually, probably not.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
was a bad call|
|Last week The New York Times published an anonymous op-ed by a "senior official in the Trump administration" entitled, "I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration."|
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
|Editorial - Release the Gorayeb report|
|The Sisters City Council must follow the order of Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel and release the report on the investigation into the conduct of now-former city manager Andrew Gorayeb.
The council's concern for the confidentiality of statements made by employees is understandable and laudable. That concern does not, however, outweigh the public interest in understanding how it came to pass that the city manager resigned in the wake of an investigation that reportedly did not substantiate complaints of bullying and harassment.
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Friday, May 13, 2016