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Just say ‘No’ to grizzly bears
Just say ‘No’ to grizzly bears
If you thought having wolves in Washington state was bad, just wait until the state and federal governments bring in grizzly bears.

Featured Stories

Public officials lack common sense
Writer sees a lack of leadership in the government.
All wealth comes from the land
Land use policies need to be reassessed in consideration of the fact that all wealth derives from the land.
End the West Coast ports labor crisis
End the West Coast ports labor crisis
The impasse over a new contract between longshoremen and port operators has severely damaged Oregon agriculture, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden writes.
Damage continues at West Coast ports
Damage continues at West Coast ports
The Port of Portland's loss of its major container shipper is a devastating blow to farmers and processors in the Pacific Northwest.
Return due process to Ecology’s vocabulary
Washington legislators need to fix a state Department of Ecology regulation that allows it to act on the possibility that pollution could occur.
The GMO label fight misses bigger issues
The GMO label fight misses bigger issues
There's more to the GMO label debate than the public knows.
Food safety authority should rest with one agency
Merging the federal government's food safety functions into one agency makes sense in the long run.
Port disaster must not be repeated
Port disaster must not be repeated
It's time to end the West Coast port labor problems — and make sure it never happens again.
Thoughts about choice and GMOs
There's more to GMO issue than meets the eye.

Columns

The fear of running out of farmers
The face of agriculture will change in the decades ahead, a well-known columnist writes.
End the West Coast ports labor crisis
The impasse over a new contract between longshoremen and port operators has severely damaged Oregon agriculture, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden writes.
The GMO label fight misses bigger issues

Editorials

Just say ‘No’ to grizzly bears
If you thought having wolves in Washington state was bad, just wait until the state and federal governments bring in grizzly bears.
Congress must change federal immigration laws
A federal judge in Texas correctly blocked President Obama's plan to issue work permits to as many as 5 million illegal immigrants. Only Congress can...
Damage continues at West Coast ports
Return due process to Ecology’s vocabulary
Food safety authority should rest with one agency

Letters

First lady’s ‘experiment’ falls short
Logic is missing from the first lady's description of processed food.
Public officials lack common sense
Writer sees a lack of leadership in the government.
All wealth comes from the land
Thoughts about choice and GMOs