Category Archives: Opinion/Editorial

“A Hard, Hard Rain”

by Fred Prout Bob Dylan was a prolific songwriter. He was a major influence on the folk music scene. And maybe on some of our lives. The fact that he really couldn’t sing does not diminish his work. If you … Continue reading

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Covid Impressions

by Deborah DeYoung Just returned from a road trip most memorable for its timing – during the weeks the Delta variant now sweeping the country started stomping through our lives here.  Reading about Mercy Hospital being overwhelmed, and then the … Continue reading

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From the Front Lines: Covid at Mercy Hospital Roseburg

What does it take? Do you people have to be hit over the head with a shovel? Mercy Hospital, Our Mercy Hospital is overloaded. National Guard soldiers are manning the Admission tables ( I’ve been there, seen it.) Latest statistics: … Continue reading

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Will We Ever Be Rid of Covid? Observations

by Thom Hoch #31 Like your worst dream… it’s back.  I’m talking about the Covid Virus. Since I’m in quarantine after having been exposed recently, I have a little more time to pay attention to the news, to read more, … Continue reading

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Everybody is Somebody Else

I just met someone for the first time. As soon as we shook hands, she asked me “Who are you? What’s your claim to fame?

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CHOICES

by Ruby Bonham When we look at our world today the words that most often come to mind are: Chaos, Horror, Hopelessness, Fear, Anger, Pandemic. Of all these words Fear is the root that triggers the rest. Fear of the … Continue reading

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