How companies deal with a fear of change
People’s ability to cope with ever-more-complex gadgets, data, machines and documents may be reaching a neo-Luddite threshold of resistance.
*Safety levy would create hardships*Humans greatest threat to planet*Area senior center extends invitation
Kindergarten tests leave us wondering
The assessment is intended to show where kids are on the first day of entering the public school system, more of an analysis of pre-kindergarten education than anything having to do with K-12.
*Public safety levy must go on ballot*Don't blame police for recent car thefts*Wrestling event at DHS was first-rate*No excuse for not supporting levy idea*Warm clothing drive a success*Plant employees should respect neighborhood
*Christmas Cheer makes a difference*Learn how public safety system works*Volunteers are key to tourney success
Despite loss, Ducks prove to be winners
Even in defeat, the Oregon football team made many of its supporters and others proud.
Charitable giving a year-round affair
But Christmastime makes up just a small part of the 365 days on the calendar, and the need for assistance by members of our communities doesn’t magically disappear after the holidays are over at the snap of a finger.
*Political correctness spoiling Christmas*Homeowners should attend city meeting*Public responsible for crime in area
REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK: EMILY MENTZER
One of my favorite things about being a reporter is all the people I get to meet throughout the year.
*Many helped make event a big success*Those who litter simply do not care*Avenues for dealing with city available*Restaurant a nice Rickreall addition
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
In the spirit of the holiday season, we continue a tradition we revived in 2007 and reprint this classic editorial written by Francis P. Church from the 1897 New York Sun. It is in response to a letter to the editor received from a young girl looking for answers as to the existence of Santa Claus. We hope you enjoy it.
*Driving in Oregon can be challenging*Pat on the back for display appreciated*Nativity decorations become hard to find*Help during recent accident praised
Kitzhaber’s 2015-17 budget is more than just beer money
Critics were quick to argue that it’s either too much or too little, depending on their point of view.
It’s time to resolve Perrydale dispute
Perrydale teachers have been working for nearly six months without a current contract, and it looks like it will be at least another month before they get one. Negotiations have been going on even longer, since February.
*Thoughtful gesture much appreciated*Act of kindness renews hope*OSBA takes wrong stand on issue*Give retail workers a break for the holiday