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A wacky ballot measure in Josephine County
A wacky ballot measure in Josephine County
Residents in Oregon's Josephine County will vote on a ballot initiative that would outlaw licensed pesticide applicators from plying their trade on farms and forests. The measure allows residents to take "direct" action to enforce the ordinance if county...

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Viewpoint on Measure 88 shortsighted
Many in agriculture would benefit from the passage of the driver's card measure.
Who will benefit by denying driver’s cards?
Measure 88 would make highways safer by allowing undocumented immigrants to have driver's cards.
Measure 91 would also legalize hemp in Oregon
Measure 91 would also legalize hemp in Oregon
Besides marijuana, Oregon voters will also decide whether to legalize growing hemp in the upcoming election.
Decriminalizing marijuana would protect national forests
Decriminalizing marijuana would protect national forests
Illegal marijuana grows are damaging our national forests. Legalizing marijuana will help stop that from happening.
Driver’s card puts cart before horse
Oregon's Measure 88 ballot initiative would grant legal driving privileges to people who can't prove legal residence in the United States.
NAFTA trucking: A deal’s a deal
NAFTA trucking: A deal’s a deal
The U.S. must live up to all terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement, including allowing Mexican trucks to enter the U.S.
Proposition 1: Christmas in November
Proposition 1: Christmas in November
Proposition 1, the $7.5 billion bond that would pay for a vast array of water-related projects, brings a festive atmopshere to California's general election. This may be the ultimate Christmas tree proposal.
Idaho voters should reaffirm regulation reviews
Idaho voters should reaffirm regulation reviews
Idaho voters should pass a contitutional amendment that will affirm the Legislature's ability to review administrative regulations.
Government agencies out of control
Writer wonders whether the federal has declared war on farmers and ranchers.
Election concerns trump Clean Water Act rule comments
The EPA and the Corps of Engineers have extended the comment period on a controversial new rule that will change the definition of "waters of the United States" in regulations enforcing the Clean Water Act. The extension appears to give cover to...

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Measure 91 would also legalize hemp in Oregon
Besides marijuana, Oregon voters will also decide whether to legalize growing hemp in the upcoming election.
Decriminalizing marijuana would protect national forests
Illegal marijuana grows are damaging our national forests. Legalizing marijuana will help stop that from happening.
Idaho voters should reaffirm regulation reviews
Homegrown energy independence means more money for Washington farmers

Editorials

A wacky ballot measure in Josephine County
Residents in Oregon's Josephine County will vote on a ballot initiative that would outlaw licensed pesticide applicators from plying their trade on...
GMO labeling measure should fail
Oregon voters should reject yet another attempt at requiring unneeded labels on their food.
‘Hot goods’ case takes a darker turn
Driver’s card puts cart before horse
NAFTA trucking: A deal’s a deal

Letters

Driver’s card mitigates federal inaction
Driver's card is an attempt to mitigate federal inaction on immigration reform.
Viewpoint on Measure 88 shortsighted
Many in agriculture would benefit from the passage of the driver's card measure.
Who will benefit by denying driver’s cards?
Government agencies out of control