Letters to the Editor

Rhodes avoiding hometown display?

Editor: Curry County’s proposed new Sixes Airport business venture got off to a disjointed and slow start at Wednesday’s State Parks Commission meeting in Bandon where Commissioner George Rhodes was to present  the County’s acquisition and business plan. However Mr. Rhodes demurred and instead asked that he be on the[…]

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Politics or achievements?

Editor: Achievers are positive, constructive, efficient, responsible goal setters. They have a plan to serve a need and work it. Politicians aspire to be the government: that is governing, not serving. Running the business of government. What is that? Does the government produce a viable product, productive ideas or responsible[…]

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What Americans need are new jobs

Editor: Almost everything Congress is doing is a distraction from what over 80 percent of Americans say is needed – new jobs. Today, Americans are paying the smallest share of their income for taxes than at anytime in the last 50 years and they are still enjoying “temporary” tax relief[…]

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Suspicious about Rhodes’ activities

Editor: Now that the commissioners have officially approved pursuing ownership ofCapeBlancoAirport, a full three months afterRhodesmade the proposal to the Oregon Department of Aviation, someone should ask Commissioner Rhodes who Grant Hornbeak is and why he has been meeting with him for months now. Why did he and the sheriff[…]

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