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Fire district must secure sustainable funding

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
The Siletz Valley Fire District is in dire financial straits, with annual tax revenue generating only about half of what the district needs in order to meet expenses in the current fiscal year. The fire district relies on federal grants and contributions from the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians to make up the difference.

The problem is, grants and

Viewpoint: Greed is the monster lurking in the closet

Posted: Thursday, Feb 9th, 2017
I have read with great interest the many views expressed here on the political "event" of 2016. Both pro and con have touted the guilt of each respective party and placed blame on the 1 percent, the Electoral College, corporate lobbying, Congress, foreign powers and fake news. Sadly, not a single respondent has taken any personal responsibility for the democratic

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