In the political world it’s so much easier to simply “go along to get along.” Now and then a small group of politicians just say… Read More »Hope and change in Josephine County, Salem and Washington, D.C.
By Eagle News Staff The Oregon Health Authority conducts an annual Student Health Survey of sixth, eighth and 11th grade students in Oregon public schools.… Read More »They’re Asking 11-year-olds WHAT? Inside the Invasive ‘Student Health Survey’
Measure 111: Amends Constitution to obligate the state to “ensure that every resident of Oregon has access to cost-effective, clinically appropriate and affordable health care… Read More »Editorial: November 2022 State Ballot Measures
By Richard Emmons I met with Don Scott on Sept. 16. He wanted to show me one of his $350 pine caskets, which he sells… Read More »Casket Maker Hopes Proposed Sales Tax is Met with Death Knell
Back in August, Republicans were excited to learn Christian Drazan would attend the Josephine County Fair for a meet and greet. One Republican leader suggested… Read More »Editorial: A New Direction for Oregon: Vote Christine Drazan for Governor
The Board of County Commissioners faces challenges on funding the Sheriff’s Office, preventing wildfires, expanding housing opportunities in the county and running county operations at… Read More »Editorial: Commissioner Race: Vote for John West
By Ron Strom and Mary Lou Thomason Editor’s Note: This column first appeared in the Eagle in 2021. It has been updated for today’s ongoing… Read More »Should Homelessness be Escaped or Enabled?
By Bob Hart It seems like wildfires during the summer have become a way of life in Southern Oregon. But an unexpected “wildfire” was lit… Read More »The SB 762 Wildfire Map Could be the Least of Our Worries
By Brettani Shannon I was a public-school girl, myself, but once in middle school and high school, it wasn’t healthy for me. I ended up… Read More »Why We Need Options for Education in Josephine County