Letters: Letter misstated Sierra Club's actions on waste water cooling

In his April 6 letter, "City too willing to follow Sierra Club," Milt Weaver stated incorrectly that the City Council has “complied with the S…

April 17, 2015 9:00 am(3)

Letters: Despite lack of global warming, council mulls drastic action

The scientific evidence indicates that there has been little or no global warming for 18 years, four months. So the Corvallis City Council "..…

April 17, 2015 9:00 am(4)

Letters: OSU is distorting the effects of M 8-29 on its research

Opposition to the proposed Benton County Local Food System Ordinance (Measure 2-89), which is up for voter adoption in May, centers on those w…

April 17, 2015 9:00 am(3)

Letters: A year later, there's still no playground in Franklin Square

On the morning of April 10th, 2014, I walked my dog past Franklin Square, where a tractor was being unloaded. When we returned, the children's…

April 17, 2015 9:00 am(1)

Letters: If passed, Bentonl GMO measure would flout Oregon law

Your article in the April 10 Gazette-Times about the proposed GMO measure for Benton County was troubling.

April 16, 2015 9:00 pm(4)

Letters: Raising minimum wage has a downside, too

So, increasing the minimum wage is good for the economy? Who is going to come up with the money for this to happen? Is the government going to…

April 16, 2015 9:00 am(19)

Letters: It's time for city to replace Franklin Park play structure

I live with my young family on Franklin Park, and I am angry.

April 16, 2015 9:00 am(2)

Letters: Man in his 90s still isn't elderly, by this definition

Several people have indicated their displeasure at your use of the word “elderly” to characterize someone in the news. This word has negative …

April 16, 2015 9:00 am(0)

Letters: Forest plan responsible for putting small mills out of business

After the screening of “Seeing the Forest,” a film about the Siuslaw National Forest’s restoration efforts, an audience member said something …

April 16, 2015 9:00 am(0)

Letters: Winning racquetball team deserves more recognition

I’d like to offer a hearty cheers to the Oregon State University racquetball teams for a great showing at the 2015 USA Racquetball National In…

April 16, 2015 9:00 am(0)

Letters: Reflections on events from Cuba and present-day Iran

"There is a tide in the affairs of men. Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. ...” W. Shakespeare.

April 16, 2015 9:00 am(2)

Letters: Jesus did not hesitate to associate with sinners

The situation with religious freedom laws in Indiana and Arkansas brought these thoughts to mind:

April 15, 2015 4:55 pm(7)

Letters: You can't blame Eisenhower for Vietnam involvement

I guess it's time for some Dems and Reps to bone up on areas of reading, writing and maybe some history.

April 15, 2015 9:00 am(1)

Letters: More police needed to keep public spaces quieter, tidier

I like to think of myself as a "accept the things you cannot change, change the things you can" type of person.

April 15, 2015 9:00 am(1)

Letters: Ford, Congress, media spun Vietnam victory into a loss

Here is a little-remembered fact regarding Vietnam:

April 14, 2015 5:11 pm(5)

Letters: Fast-track the process for building on-campus housing

Don Larson, Oregon State University’s director of housing, stated that the Gazette-Times was in error in reporting that OSU had no plans to co…

April 14, 2015 9:00 am(1)

Letters: New leadership might be what's called for at OSU

The April 6 editorial expresses a concern that is shared by virtually all Corvallis residents: The deterioration of the relationship between O…

April 14, 2015 9:00 am(9)

Letters: Failure to immunize will lead to more lawsuits

I was sorry to hear that the Legislature was not going to pursue the matter of immunization for our children (Editorial, April 7 "Legislature …

April 13, 2015 9:00 pm(8)

Letters: There is nothing wrong at all with being elderly

Oh, for heaven’s sake, why is everyone so upset at the Gazette-Times' use of the word elderly in relation to someone who is 70 years old?

April 13, 2015 9:00 am(1)

Letters: Benton Food Freedom seeks voter support for M2-89

The backers of Measure 2-89, the Local Food System, welcome community conversations.

April 13, 2015 9:00 am(2)

Letters: Ad section advising 'buy local' focused too much on 'Net sales

"YES," (Your Essential Shopper) was a four-section, 28-page advertising supplement included with the March 25 Gazette-Times. It's one of the b…

April 10, 2015 9:00 pm(0)

Letters: Even modified, Timberhill development doesn't fit

We've lived in our Timberhill home for over two decades. We selected Corvallis and Timberhill after researching cities in the valley for a yea…

April 10, 2015 9:00 am(3)

Letters: There was a time when being elderly was a status symbol

What is it with this younger generation? What makes them so sensitive?

April 10, 2015 9:00 am(4)

Letters: Equality for one group cannot be won by denying it to another

Its’ been said that one problem with democracy is it creates both patriots and fools with no way of telling them apart.

April 09, 2015 8:17 pm(0)

Letters: Who are you calling 'elderly' at age 70?

While I was very sorry to hear of the tragic death in a car accident of a 70-year-old woman in the April 4 Gazette-Times, I take firm issue wi…

April 09, 2015 9:00 am(5)

Letters: Take a longer view about future need for student housing

I am in a quandary as to how so many smart people can be so short-sighted regarding the future of Oregon State University, student housing and…

April 09, 2015 9:00 am(0)

Letters: 'Devil in details' is being kept secret in TPP trade deal

Increasing foreign trade could benefit Oregon businesses but NOT by urging quick passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), for the devil…

April 09, 2015 9:00 am(0)

Letters: Support amendment to reassert 'We the People' as paramount

In the November 2012 election, Corvallis voted overwhelmingly (16,358 to

April 08, 2015 9:00 am(13)

Letters: Personal political attacks do not advance civic debate

Well, the 2016 election is still 19 months away, but already the progressives here in town are wheeling out one of the mainstays of their camp…

April 08, 2015 9:00 am(0)

Letters: Consider 'carbon pricing' as a way to address climate change

"I was reading some of the letters the other day and one particularly caught my eye: “Act now to reduce the threat of climate change.” It is a…

April 08, 2015 9:00 am(10)

Letters: Absence of religion would not eliminate world's evils

I am a Christian minister, and I agree with Doug Larime's April 3 letter: the institution of religion is old, and it has failed on many levels.

April 08, 2015 9:00 am(0)

Letters: Use of 'elderly' in crash headline sent the wrong message

The start of a news story that the Gazette-Times published Saturday, April 4 on page 2 about the car crash on highway 34 that killed two peopl…

April 07, 2015 9:00 am(2)

Letter: Death of driver, 70, in head-on made worse by 'elderly' reference

I was particularly dismayed when reading Saturday morning's article about the two people killed in a head-on crash.

April 07, 2015 9:00 am(7)

Letters: It was Eisenhower who involved U.S. in Vietnam War

Chuck Wenstrom erred when he claimed the Vietnam War was a Democratic conflict in his letter of March 30, "Letter writer's patriotism is well …

April 07, 2015 9:00 am(6)
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