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The subtext of two prominent trials in recent weeks is vigilantism, the questionable notion that the institutions that we depend on — the police, especially — have declined into such impotence that ordinary citizens are called upon to maintain peace and order on their own.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden arrived in the White House 10 months ago with two top foreign policy priorities: He wanted to rebuild the alliances his predecessor had trashed, and he wanted to focus on the U.S. competition with China.
I know, I know — most people hate doing the math, but bear with me!
On Nov. 27, the Oregon State University Beavers will travel to Eugene’s Autzen Stadium to play the University of Oregon Ducks in a rematch of a classic football rivalry.
November is Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month. This curious old white guy would like to share what I’ve learned about our history.
Kyle Rittenhouse is 18 years old. On Aug. 25, 2020, when Rittenhouse killed two men during a night of civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he was 17. But when he took the stand during his murder trial, he looked like he could be 13.
The philosopher George Santayana once wrote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
The city of Philomath is currently planning to use Mary’s River Park for the new infrastructure for more growth and development, not the previously dedicated public location on Ninth Street behind PCS & E.D. Hughes.
Genetically modified crops were first introduced to the United States in 1994 with the Flavr Savr tomato; modifications slowed its ripening process.
The Board of the Whiteside Theatre Foundation and the Whiteside Theatre staff would like to reassure the community that we have always taken safety of the patrons and the theatre building very seriously.
Editor’s note: This editorial was written by the editorial board of the Miami Herald. Guest editorials in this space are intended to provide our readers with a sampling of opinion from other publications and do not necessarily represent the views of the Mid-Valley Media editorial board.
When Joe Biden ran for president in 2020, he had all the advantages of a nonincumbent in a year when everything had gone wrong.
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As the executive director of Oregon Tradeswomen, Kelly Kupcak wants to see other women — and people of color — have the same opportunities for apprenticeships that helped her raise two sons as a union heavy equipment operator.