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Posted Feb 8, 2016 at 11:01 PM

OnTrack cold-blooded Regarding "Low-income renters face loss of apartments" (Feb. 1): It is unthinkable that OnTrack is forcing Grants Pass low-income renters out of housing they can afford. OnTrack's rationalization? "[It's] … to help (clients) maintain their sobriety so they can be good citizens … we don't want to just cast them out and say, 'sink or swim.' " It's OK to tell the less fortunate "sink or swim," but not recovering addicts? That's...

Posted Feb 7, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Love Leonard Pitts A short and sweet response to the "Tired of Pitts" letter in Monday's Tribune. He's a great columnist whose columns are insightful and compassionate. They cover a wide range of subjects, as Pat...

Posted Feb 6, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Replace Pitts I agree wholeheartedly with Pat Butler (Feb. 1) that Leonard Pitts' columns are like a broken record that should be replaced. His predominantly race-based opinions may appeal to readers in some regions...

Posted Feb 5, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Officers risk lives Throughout the world, past, present, and in the future, there have been and will be police officers and firefighters who sacrificed or will sacrifice their lives in order to keep people safe in their...

Posted Feb 4, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Wars don't work Someday enough of us will demand "No More Wars" and will refuse to fight. Meanwhile: 1. War is not working. 2. Peace treaties written by the "victor" sow the seeds for the next war. 3. Wars...

Posted Feb 3, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Shame on Health Authority The Oregon Health Authority meeting on Jan. 27 at the Medford library was a total disaster. OHA failed to notify the 33,000 Oregon Medical Marijuana Program patients who live in the Rogue...

Posted Feb 2, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Supporting the county My husband received a speeding ticket on Nov. 27 going 36 in a 25 mph zone. He is 67 years old and this is the first ticket he has ever received. We paid the fine of $160 by mail as it was too...

Posted Feb 1, 2016 at 11:01 PM

What's next? Enough with the call for diversity in the Academy Awards! How about the lack of white players who have won the MVP in the NBA? Next thing there will be a call for quotas in Nobel prizes. Lou...

Posted Jan 31, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Older voters have failed In recent years only 20 percent of eligible voters in the 18-29 age bracket have voted. In contrast, 54 percent of voters aged 55 to 64 voted, while senior turnout is approximately 61...

Posted Jan 30, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Work together Robert Kaufman is right: We cannot continue to allow our differences to prevent us from working together for the common good. We are facing challenges that can only be addressed as a united...

Posted Jan 29, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Day of the locust In 1939 Nathanael West, a little-known Hollywood screenwriter, published the prophetic novel, "The Day of the Locust." The story ends at a Hollywood movie debut, where hordes of impatient people become...

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