Editorial for Oct. 12

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Forum shows how debates should run

A Thursday forum on Measure 97, hosted by the Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce at the Monmouth Public Library, may not have swayed anyone in the audience one way or another, but it set a fine example of how a debate should be run.

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Test results don’t show true progress

The results are in for the most recent round of Smarter Balanced assessments, and it’s a mixed bag.

Editorial: Falls City Fire Department

Thanks to fire volunteers in Falls City

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Election letters begin next week

Editorial for Aug. 31

Take a chance, run for council

Editorial Aug. 24

Fire departments work fast all summer

Editorial Aug. 24

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Independence is playing the odds

It’s a gamble

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We count on the mail

Editorial for Aug. 10

Plan needs safety first

Aug. 3 Editorial

Time is needed to get lead response right

July 27 Editorial

Welcome, Summerfest

July 27 Editorial

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Pokemon Go unites people

July 20 Editorial

It takes a village to throw a great party

Another great Fourth of July celebration is in the history books.

Our nation’s Declaration of Independence

Editor’s Note: the entire text of the Declaration of Independence to mark the occasion of our nation’s 240th birthday follows