We humans evaluate and judge everything. And everybody. We seek out those who are similar. They are one of us.
What words temper the loss of one child?
Now that the election is over, it’s time to reflect on why voters rejected the Benton County bond measure to build a new jail.
City of Lebanon: Resist the narcissistic enablement of homeless self-destruction.
🎧 Lee Jussim, a Rutgers University distinguished professor of psychology, explains microaggressions and concerns regarding them.
Oregon is one of the few states to have taken seriously the protection of its natural beauty.
The facilities and functions to be funded by Ballot Measure 2-140 are the result of a five-year comprehensive review of the Benton County justice system, including data analysis, forecasting, extensive community engagement and review of evidence-based practices for improving outcomes.
There was another mass shooting over the weekend, this time at a Texas mall. What steps can be taken to reduce gun violence?
I was a radiation oncologist in Corvallis for 22 years. I loved my work. I enjoyed getting to know patients and helping them through difficult times. We controlled cancers and relieved pain and other symptoms.
The Second Amendment to our Constitution daily becomes a thornier problem as the number of violent deaths attributable to firearms soars, and our population remains widely split on solutions.
I agree with others on the need for a new jail facility, sheriff’s office, emergency operations center, and courthouse, and appreciate the work the county staff and commissioners have done to plan for these facilities.
I am writing to express my frustration with the Benton County Talks Trash survey that was recently distributed to people interested in the proposed expansion of the Coffin Butte Landfill.
In 2012, the first high-profile wildlife underpass was installed on Highway 97 at Lava Butte, south of Bend.
Read through the obituaries published today in Democrat-Herald.
Linn-Benton Community College will host five members of the U.S. House of Representatives at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 2, in the Forum to solicit feedback from the local agricultural community about the Farm Act revision.
A special investigation by Lee Enterprises showed that of 105 agencies serving communities identified as diverse, 76 underrepresented the percentages of people of color by 10 points or more.
Oklahoma's new attorney general wants to slow the pace of lethal injections as the state is set to execute nearly one person each month through the end of the year.
It is now being called a murder-suicide.
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For those seeking jobs, opportunities can be found with a little patience and ingenuity
The Senate Republican leader called the governor's agenda "unlawful, uncompromising, and unconstitutional."
How well do police forces represent racial makeup of their communities? | Behind the Headlines podcast
🎧 Reporter Karen Robinson-Jacobs discusses the racial makeup of police departments in relation to the communities they serve.
Williams: America prizes guns over children and teachers. Until that changes, the school shootings will continue.
"Someday in a more enlightened future, we will have a memorial day commemorating school children lost to mass shootings," writes columnist Michael Paul Williams.