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Updated at 12:33 PM

As the city editor of The News-Review in Roseburg, I feel compelled to write about the massacre perpetrated at Umpqua Community College by a well-armed shooter. Although the act was horrible and will continue to resonate internationally, Roseburg has pulled together impressively. The outpouring of support has been amazing, with neighbors helping neighbors, and people from around the world have made numerous generous donations, turning people across the country and around the world into...

Updated Oct 13, 2015 at 6:46 AM

Nate Beeler cartoon on Hillary Clinton.

Updated Oct 13, 2015 at 6:45 AM

Nate Beeler cartoon on the House speaker.

Posted Oct 12, 2015 at 11:01 PM

In Africa, the average cost of an AK-47 is a little over $300. A single rhinoceros horn — reputed (falsely) in Asia to have cancer-healing properties — can bring $300,000 on the black market. So a criminal gang or a terrorist group...

Posted Oct 12, 2015 at 11:01 PM

No cows in Grouse Gap  Grouse Gap meadows behind Mount Ashland is one of the most popular local stretches of the Pacific Crest Trail, with spectacular wildflowers and panoramic views. Unfortunately, the experience of...

Updated Oct 12, 2015 at 9:41 AM

For most Democrats, the time for a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants is right now. They point to the hiring of thousands more Border Patrol officers and President Barack Obama’s aggressive deportation numbers as...

Updated Oct 11, 2015 at 11:29 PM

Stand up to the NRA In the last three years there have been 944 mass murders in the United States. With each major mass murder, more guns are bought. Assault weapons with 30-bullet capacity magazines seem to be the...

Posted Oct 11, 2015 at 11:01 PM

The worst job in the world, it turns out, isn't the U.S. presidency but speaker of the House of Representatives. "It's where you go to die," as one veteran Hill watcher put it to me. Volunteers? In the wake of majority leader...

Posted Oct 10, 2015 at 11:01 PM

President Barack Obama set just the right tone on Friday in brief remarks after meeting with the families of those killed in the Umpqua Community College shooting. We wish we could say the same of those who declared the president unwelcome in...

Posted Oct 10, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Stop tormenting Oregon I wonder how long Oregon will be tormented with violence, threats of violence, shootings, idiots with guns causing panic under the guise of "my rights," bomb threats, etc., etc. Why in this...

Posted Oct 10, 2015 at 11:01 PM

DALLAS — If America's 58th presidential election validates Ted Cruz's audacious "base plus" strategy, he will have refuted assumptions about the importance of independent "swing" voters and the inertia of many missing voters. Critics...

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