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Federal government shouldn’t be shopping for more land
Federal government shouldn’t be shopping for more land
We aren’t convinced the federal government should be looking to add to its holdings to the tune of more than half a billion dollars in the current fiscal year.

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It’s time for Western politicians to speak up
It’s time for Western politicians to speak up
Western politicians need to protect the rural West from from being turned into a playland for the rich.
‘Poverty Promoters’ taking over rural West
‘Poverty Promoters’ taking over rural West
Environmental groups are imposing poverty on the rural West by cutting off economic development.
Letter missed point on civil disobedience
Letter writer needs to be sensitive about the issues facing Americans.
Out-of-control ‘authorities’ must be reined in
Government "thugs" attack occupiers on Oregon highway.
Land management issues remain
Land management issues remain
The standoff is over, but the anger and frustration of many farmers, ranchers and lumbermen in Harney County and throughout the West remains.
Government makes an example of Hammonds
Why is the federal government so insistent on making an example out of the Hammond family?
Higher minimum wages would hurt rural parts of the West
Efforts to increase the minimum wage don't take into account supply and demand.
Foreign worker visas in need of revision
The H2-A visa program must be revised by Congress if farmers are to continue.

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Columns

We must dispel myths surrounding protest
It is time to dispel a few myths about what is going on.
‘Poverty Promoters’ taking over rural West
Environmental groups are imposing poverty on the rural West by cutting off economic development.
Foreign worker visas in need of revision

Editorials

Federal government shouldn’t be shopping for more land
We aren’t convinced the federal government should be looking to add to its holdings to the tune of more than half a billion dollars in the...
It’s best to prepare for environmental inspections
The Idaho Dairymen’s Association invited representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency to their meeting to talk about how inspections...
System works to help onion growers
It’s time for Western politicians to speak up
Land management issues remain

Letters

Letter missed point on civil disobedience
Letter writer needs to be sensitive about the issues facing Americans.
Out-of-control ‘authorities’ must be reined in
Government "thugs" attack occupiers on Oregon highway.
Government makes an example of Hammonds