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Posted Aug 28, 2016 at 11:01 PM

City leaders don't get it Brian Sjothun, Medford city manager. Really? The mayor and City Council just don't get it. For $150,000, we deserve and want candidates, yes, even "outsiders," with city management experience (and women and people of color, even! Oooooh, what a concept!), not more good-old-boy insiders. This process has been an utter epic fail. Cara Davis-Jacobson Medford Anemic GDP growth Jason Furman, the chair...

Posted Aug 27, 2016 at 11:01 PM

  Modern-day slavery? We say we have an illegal immigration problem, but do we? Our system has created demand for illegal immigrant labor by not enforcing the laws against their employers. I believe there...

Posted Aug 25, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Can we afford it? President Obama promised that under the Affordable Care Act we would be able to stay with our same insurance companies and doctors, and that rates would decrease. However, the majority of citizens have...

Posted Aug 24, 2016 at 11:01 PM

A valuable asset I opened the Medford Tribune recently to see some distressing news about the Belle Fiore Winery. When I discovered Belle Fiore several years ago, I was so pleased with the beautiful building and the...

Posted Aug 23, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Vote for outdoor school This November, we have an opportunity to make a world of difference for our children. I’m talking about a chance to send every fifth- or sixth-grader in the state to Outdoor School where...

Posted Aug 22, 2016 at 11:01 PM

A short hot story After World War II, I was discharged in September 1945 after spending four years and three months in the U.S. Army Air Corps. We were married in October and were expecting our first child in September...

Posted Aug 21, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Why? Why do people speed, tailgate and run red lights? Why are victimless crimes illegal? Why do politicians use political speak, just answer the question. Why do Democrats defend Hillary to the point of...

Posted Aug 20, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Survivors tax cut While we appreciate them immensely, the word "hero" has been watered down. People vie for police/fire and other government jobs because of their excellent salaries, retirement, pensions, perks, etc. They...

Posted Aug 19, 2016 at 11:01 PM

The Trump debacle Up until a few days ago if anyone used the expression "exercise your second amendment rights," there was no argument about what it meant. It meant, that in this country we have a right to bear and use...

Updated Aug 19, 2016 at 12:24 PM

Cell use a violation A minor correction to your Aug. 5 Since You Asked response to Heidi S. in Medford. You stated that ORS 811.507 is “a misdemeanor.” A misdemeanor is a crime punishable by imprisonment.

Posted Aug 17, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Vetting is a must A recent immigrant's letter used a pretty insulting attack against the entire GOP as being destructive to America. Some of us on the other side of the aisle believe it is the Democratic progressives who...

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