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Letter: Chief thanks community for retirement celebration

This letter is to thank all those that have helped me throughout my service here at Lebanon Fire District. I have enjoyed the community and th…

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Do your part to fight crime

Do your part to fight crime

“If it’s not documented, it never happened.”

April 27, 2015 11:40 am(0)

Editorial: Short takes

Strawberry Festival season is upon us and the Strawberry princesses are gracing elementary schools and having lunch with a variety of service groups. 

April 27, 2015 10:15 am(0)

Letter: Thanks for keeping an eye out for bicylists

I would like to thank all of those drivers in Lebanon who remember what it is like to be a young person riding their bikes on public streets.

April 23, 2015 3:08 pm(1)

Letter: Something to ignore

In recent weeks our local papers have carried full-page religious ads sponsored by a man who claims to be speaking for himself and not for any…

April 20, 2015 11:15 am(0)

Editorial: Vision process brings the voice out of the community

Lebanon citizens filled out a survey given by BDS Planning and Urban Design with questions focusing on six different focus areas at the Lebano…

April 20, 2015 9:48 am(0)

Council was wise to pass water rate increase

The city council made a wise, but very unpopular, decision to increase utility rates by 2.8 percent in the upcoming fiscal year at its meeting…

April 13, 2015 9:34 am(0)

Column: Let's build our home together

This column is going to attempt to inspire you to make your voice heard and to get involved as Lebanon comes together to chart its course for …

April 09, 2015 10:11 am(0)
Lebanon turns blue for children

Lebanon turns blue for children

It’s that time of year again. Blue ribbons are popping up around town for Lebanon’s third annual “Turn Lebanon Blue” awareness campaign for ch…

April 06, 2015 10:57 am(0)

Editorial: LHS Bud & Dorothy Page Hall of Fame highlights outstanding graduates

We're wrapping up our series on the Bud & Dorothy Page LHS Hall of Fame inductees. This week we finished profiles with Frank Morse, who se…

April 05, 2015 11:00 am(0)

Editorial: Know the signs of child abuse

The town of Lebanon will once again turn blue for the month of April as a way to symbolize the plight of abused children. Volunteers will tie …

March 30, 2015 11:03 am(0)
Column: From the Mayor's Desk

Column: From the Mayor's Desk

Last week we had a serious situation where someone used an app called Burnbook to put out anonymous threats about doing harm at Lebanon High S…

March 23, 2015 3:20 pm(3)

Editorial: Don’t blame Burnbook for threats made at high school

Last week Lebanon High School went into lockdown following a threat posted on the social media app Burnbook.

March 23, 2015 12:33 pm(0)

Letter: I'm coming home to Lebanon

I left for the Army in November of 2001. I just finished 13 plus years active duty and was retired on February 19th 2015.

March 20, 2015 4:27 pm(0)
Column: It was a good year;  but our best times are ahead

Column: It was a good year; but our best times are ahead

St. Patrick’s Day marked the first day of my second year as Lebanon’s city manager. With a year behind me it seems like a good time to take ac…

March 20, 2015 12:15 pm(0)

Letter: Stop robbing the K-12 to fund “Free College”

Hooray for Portland, and to hell with the rest of the state!

March 18, 2015 10:05 am(0)

Letter: Recognizing the dedication and work of physicians

We want to take this opportunity to thank all physicians in our community for their dedication and compassionate care of patients.

March 18, 2015 10:00 am(0)
Disruptive innovation of medical education and research

Disruptive innovation of medical education and research

I have mentored over 100 students on international award-winning research projects that our medical students have presented at national and in…

March 16, 2015 2:57 pm(0)

Editorial: Congratulations Lebanon volunteers

The Distinguished Service Awards celebrated community volunteers in Lebanon at an awards dinner on March 10. The Samaritan Center was filled t…

March 16, 2015 9:40 am(0)

Letter: Thanks to donors from St. Edwards

St. Edward Catholic Church held its first annual Italian dinner and auction fundraiser on March 7 and would like to thank all the generous don…

March 12, 2015 2:14 pm(0)

Letter: Thank you Highway 34 crews for restoring power

I just moved here a couple months ago and so when the power went out due to that wind storm, and later that day I saw all those downed power l…

March 04, 2015 9:30 am(0)

Editorial: A review of our newspaper pages in Dr. Seuss' style

In honor of Dr. Seuss day at Hamilton Creek School and the reading event at Pioneer School, here's our best attempt at writing in a Dr. Suess …

February 27, 2015 2:51 pm(0)

Letter: Remove stops signs

I have a suggestion: Take down the stop signs at the intersection of Second and Rose streets. Then from Rose Street to Tangent Street put a do…

February 25, 2015 12:35 pm(2)

Editorial: Lebanon skate park continues to roll along

The Lebanon Skate Park Committee members have been making impressive progress on the first phase of the Lebanon Skate Park located next to the…

February 23, 2015 4:29 pm(0)

Editorial: City council's chambers should move

Mayor Paul Aziz led a discussion about moving chambers from the Santiam Travel Station to the Lebanon Public Library Community Meeting Room at…

February 17, 2015 3:40 pm(0)
Lebanon 2040: A path forward for Lebanon

Lebanon 2040: A path forward for Lebanon

It is a pet peeve of mine. The idea that a government agency would spend money to study an issue and then put the results on a shelf without f…

February 13, 2015 2:33 pm(0)
Column: Students invited to participate in 'If I were Mayor' contest

Column: Students invited to participate in 'If I were Mayor' contest

As Andy Rooney used to start many of his stories with, "Did you ever wonder...?"

February 11, 2015 5:00 pm Video (0)

Short takes

Exclusion day

February 11, 2015 2:30 pm(0)

Editorial: Lebanon developers wise to involve public

We like what we’ve seen so far regarding a combined housing and commercial development on the former site of the Willamette Industries mill si…

February 11, 2015 9:00 am(0)
Washington Post content now available to our subscribers

Washington Post content now available to our subscribers

Over the last few months, I've written several times about the value you receive when you active your full-access digital subscription with us.

February 08, 2015 6:00 am(0)

Editorial: Send us a line

When Gary Marks interviewed nearly a year ago for the city manager position, he said he incorporated artwork into his work.

February 03, 2015 5:00 pm(0)

Editorial: Lebanon progressing in transportation options

Last week, Gov. John Kitzhaber stopped in Lebanon for a brief tour of Linn Benton Community College's Advanced Transportation Technology Center.

January 26, 2015 12:07 pm(0)

Short takes: Congratulations

Congratulations to Maddy Kelly and Casey McEuen who in addition to have a great swim season both broke Lebanon High School swim school records.

January 26, 2015 10:25 am(0)

Editorial: Short takes

Tim Shanks is retiring from the police department. We've seen Shanks handle rowdy kids in an active shooter drill at Seven Oak Middle School a…

January 21, 2015 11:20 am(0)

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