Local and County News

The Golden Egg is gone, thanks to the 1,000 pound Gorilla

<<< Curry County’s payroll, benefits must be restructured >>> By Thomas Huxley…  Published in The Bend, Oregon Bulletin: In My View:  March 15, 2012  (Published again in the Curry Costal Pilot:  March 17, 2012) This letter is regarding the Feb. 22 guest editorial by The Bulletin, published in the Curry[…]

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Incredible Letters to Governor Kitzharber

  <<< One Letter to the Governor from the Curry County Board of Commissioners, February 15, 2012 >>> …Re: Returning County Services to the State of  Oregon… Dear Governor Kitzhaber: Curry County is at a critical juncture in its long and storied history. If Curry County does not soon receive additional revenues[…]

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Has the Citizens’ Committee been a waste of our resources?

   <<<A letter to the editor>>> ….The Curry County Reporter — January 25, 2012…. Editor: As a Citizens’ Advisory Committee member, below are my views on thehigh point, the most disappointing point, the lamest point, and some in-between points. The high point was during the December 15, 2011 meeting and[…]

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Your Tax Dollars at Work!

<<< Federal highway dollars pay for Southern Oregon bus shelters that cost as much as a house >>> …Oregonlive.com  —  January 12, 2012… Should a simple bus shelter — basically a few benches covered by a roof — cost as much to build as a three-bedroom house?   That’s a question[…]

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