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Column: It stuck out like ... the sore thumb that it was

I recently spent a week firmly planted on my daybed with my right hand wrapped in an icepack resting on a pile of pillows.

I’ve had issues with my thumb joint and it really flared up 10 days ago. It was so swollen and painful — it...

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Vote ‘yes’ for Hermiston kids

I write to urge you to support the current $104 million bond proposal to include replacement of Rocky Heights and Highland Hills Elementary Schools along with expanding Hermiston High School.

The existing schools pose a unique challenge. The...

Bond will improve school safety

I’m grateful for the Schools and services we have here in Hermiston. One of the many reasons we moved here 20 years ago was because of the schools, teachers and community. Over the years our community has risen to the needs of the children.

Support growing school population

I am writing to encourage a yes vote on the upcoming school bond election in May. Hermiston is the largest and fastest growing city in eastern Oregon. A recent population study by Portland State University forecasts that the Hermiston School District...

Alumnus, parent supports school bond

As an alumnus of Hermiston High School and father to current HHS students, I urge you to vote yes for the upcoming bond for the Hermiston School District.

I was a 4th grade Highland Hills Husky when it opened in 1980. For many of us, 1980 seems...

Hermiston School District is bursting at the seams

Hermiston is the largest town in Eastern Oregon and the second fastest growing school district in Oregon.

Did you know that because we are growing at such a fast rate the Hermiston School District has had to utilize 34 modular classrooms across...

Column: True confessions: The writing’s on the wall

I think of myself as a fairly law-abiding citizen.

Other than speeding on occasion, I pretty much try to live according to things outlined in the 10 Commandments.

Maybe you’re a bit confused by my use of the words...

COLUMN: Technical difficulties result in time-out
COLUMN: Technical difficulties result in time-out

I recently got electronically put in time-out.

After numerous failed attempts to log into a secure message from an email link, I was locked out and directed to call the National Help Desk.

I don’t even understand why such an email...

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Column: It stuck out like ... the sore thumb that it was

I recently spent a week firmly planted on my daybed with my right hand wrapped in an icepack resting on a pile of pillows.

I’ve had...

Column: True confessions: The writing’s on the wall

I think of myself as a fairly law-abiding citizen.

Other than speeding on occasion, I pretty much try to live according to things outlined...

COLUMN: Technical difficulties result in time-out

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Vote yes to address continuing growth

I am writing in support of the Hermiston bond issue, although I would also want to make it perfectly clear I am writing based upon my knowledge of...

Improving downtown requires change in laws and owners

First, let me applaud anyone who wants to improve downtown Hermiston. Generations have tried. It can and will happen only if new landlords/owners...

Support school bond in May
Vote ‘yes’ for Hermiston kids
Bond will improve school safety