Local and County News

I no longer believe the local newspaper…

Pilot’s vendetta… (A letter to the editor.) Is it true? I read the headline concerning Commissioner Huxley’s county salary and was amazed to see that he was getting nearly half a million dollars for his four year term, But that is not true! Commissioner Huxley is getting the $10,000 stipend[…]

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A breath of fresh air in Gold Beach

Keeping campaign promises (Note: This was published in the April 18th edition of the Curry Coastal Pilot, as a Public Forum.) Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine it would be so difficult to keep my campaign promise NOT to accept wages and benefits conservatively totaling over $320,000[…]

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What Happened to TriMet Service?

  TriMet’s Great Disappearing Act … March 23, 2015 — By John A. Charles, Jr. … During the 2003 session of the Oregon State Legislature, TriMet sought an increase in the regional payroll tax rate. In public testimony, TriMet General Manager Fred Hansen said, “TriMet’s proposed payroll tax increase will[…]

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County Rejecting a Golden Egg

Curry County commissioner’s campaign promise causes clamor … The World — March 14, 2015 – by Carly Mayberry … GOLD BEACH — When Tom Huxley ran for the Curry County commission seat last November, his platform was based on the promise that he’d only accept a $10,000 annual stipend rather[…]

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