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home : editorial February 22, 2019

A national emergency
Republicans, especially those who style themselves Constitutional Conservatives, should stand up in full-throated opposition to President Trump's declaration of a national emergency in order to secure funding for a border wall.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Dangerous books
When I was in sixth grade, I brought Hunter S. Thompson's "Hell's Angels" to "free reading day" at school. It did not go well. My teacher thought it was an inappropriate book for a 12-year-old (which it was) and she called my mom.

My mother, who suffered a lifetime of inappropriate reading choices from both of her sons, agreed that a gonzo plunge into late-'60s Bay Area motorcycle mayhem was an unfortunate choice of school day reading materials - but she insisted that I be left alone to read it.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
That time when nothing happened
A little over a week ago, the Internet lost its collective mind over a pseudo-event.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Sisters is poised for change
Soon, the art installation will be in place in the Barclay Roundabout, completing the westwork of the grand cathedral that is Central Oregon. And the pilgrims will come in their thousands, as they always do. A great proportion of this host will long to make this place their home - just as almost all of us did at some point along our life's trail. Some will find a way.

Sisters will grow. Sisters will change.

Monday, December 24, 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

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