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It's easy to sympathize with the residents of Harbor, next door to Brookings, who are about to lose their local post office. But at some point, reality must set in.The U.S. Postal Service has been losing money for years, and Congress has been unwilling to help it. In fact, Congress has contributed to the problem by requiring the agency to pre-pay health benefits it owes to future retirees at a cost of billions. The Postal Service receives no government funding and hasn't for...

Posted Dec 23, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Thanks to intelligence agencies9/11/2001: Al-Qaida militants killed over 3,000 people. Most perished by two hijacked airliners crashing into the World Trade Center in New York City and one into the Pentagon; however, 45 of...

Updated Dec 23, 2014 at 3:15 PM

Dave Granlund on military members being away for the holidays.

Posted Dec 22, 2014 at 11:01 PM

It appears Josephine County voters may have one final chance to take responsibility for their crumbling public safety system before the county plunges over a fiscal cliff next June. Residents on this side of the county line should hope their...

Posted Dec 22, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Congrats to policeHearty congratulations to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and officers Buren and Snyder of the Rogue River police, for putting a halt to a drug gang's seven years of meth dealing on Magerle Lane in...

Posted Dec 22, 2014 at 11:01 PM

The movie "The Imitation Game" has revived deserved interest in Alan Turing, the eccentric genius of Bletchley Park who helped create the marvelous machine that broke Nazi codes and hastened the end of World War II.The film itself is worth...

Updated Dec 22, 2014 at 10:57 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Santa.

Updated Dec 22, 2014 at 6:22 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Christmas.

Posted Dec 21, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Thanks for assistanceOn Saturday, Dec. 6, the new Panda Express on Center Drive had their official grand opening. ACCESS and the Chamber Greeters were there to help them celebrate.Panda Express chose ACCESS as their...

Posted Dec 21, 2014 at 11:01 PM

First there's the spark, then the conflagration, followed by the litigation and then, surely, the movie.Call it "Moonlight Fire," and prepare to suspend disbelief.The story is a doozy — a tale of corruption, prosecutorial...

Posted Dec 21, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Any time 84 new jobs come to town it's worth making note of it.The jobs are those of 84 Air Force personnel, some of whom have already arrived. The rest will be arriving during the next year. They are coming in to help with the training of...

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