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Updated Jul 28, 2016 at 11:30 AM

White privilege and voting I missed the opening speeches at the Democratic Convention because I was attending an astounding performance of Blues for Mister Charlie, by James Baldwin, presented as a play reading by 36 members of the Oregon Shakespeare Company. These members performed this on their one day off during the week. The play, written in 1964, tells the story of the murder of a black man in a Southern town and the subsequent trial and expected outcome of...

Posted Jul 27, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Replace water lines Cast iron main line piping, along West Fourth, Rose, Elm, 14th, Peach, Dakota, Holly and Park streets were installed between 1909-1911, as were the copper service lines. Half of west Medford lives with...

Posted Jul 26, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Trump's Twitter brain Donald Trump has what we would have to call a Twitter brain. What this means is simply that — unlike anyone with a real brain and any understanding of the complexity of issues, Donald Trump can...

Posted Jul 25, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Asking the wrong questions Letter writer Marilyn Hawkins denounces “white privilege” (“Check your privilege,” July 15) with the wrong questions. Can you envision your child stalking and...

Posted Jul 24, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Thanks for cart repair I just want to thank Papé Cat for repairing the solo rider golf cart for the VA golf course. Not only did they repair it but it looks beautiful, with an American flag design on the front. Now...

Posted Jul 23, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Why Patridge? I'm sure our new city manager will do a bang up job, however, why did the city pick him? With no experience he wins out handily against two qualified candidates with proven records. Perhaps a press...

Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 11:01 PM

No food required In response to your recent article on food service at wineries, I would like to state that I am one of the complainants (neighbor of the winery and not a restaurateur) who enjoys the benefits of living in a...

Posted Jul 21, 2016 at 11:01 PM

LNG still a bad idea A large advertisement by proponents of the Jordan Cove Project appeared in Friday’s paper touting the tax revenue benefits the project would bring to Jackson County. Here are some facts the...

Posted Jul 20, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Congress ignores emergency There are none so deaf as those who make it their business not to hear. Republicans in the House of Representatives have adjourned for a seven-week vacation, having refused every effort to...

Posted Jul 19, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Protect wild rivers As we await the decision, it is assuring to know that the Forest Service just heard from 22,065 people who support the withdrawal of the Kalmiopsis rivers region from the outdated 1872 Mining Act,...

Posted Jul 18, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Pay attention to TPP Those who are concerned about climate change and the environment must pay attention to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Trade In Services Agreement (TISA), Transatlantic Trade and Investment...

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