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Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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Letter: Encouraging a vote for Kurfman

Letter to the editor. I am going to be voting for Ms. Abigail Kurfmann.
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Letter: We all have the same goal for our schools

To the Editor: The Philomath Community is tired, and rightfully so. The pandemic has taken a toll on our students, teachers, administrators and families. There is no easy answer — prolonged continuance of comprehensive distance learning presents real challenges with childcare, student activities, mental health and effective retention of subject information. On the other hand, returning to in-person instruction can jeopardize the health and safety of students, staff and families in...
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Letter: Streamlined development process, reduced regulations and quality of life

To the Editor: Did that headline get your attention?  If so, you will be interested to know that those words were taken directly from the pages of the reports from the city’s consultant, ECONorthwest, which will be discussed on Monday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. All of the information is provided on the city website (www.ci.philomath.or.us); just click on “Public Hearing on Comprehensive Plan Update Analysis Reports Jan. 25” which...
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Letter: Two ladies going above and beyond

Dear Editor: During this pandemic many people have gone above and beyond. I would like to recognize two ladies that I know who fit in that category.  When this started last March, Diane Crocker announced she was putting a cooler outside her home. She said, “please don’t go to bed hungry.” Diane graciously kept the cooler full of food for anyone who needed it. “No questions asked and come anytime day or...
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Staff Report The Philomath News accepts letters to the editor through an online submission form or via email at [email protected] Following are the guidelines for letter submissions: • Letters should be no longer than 400 words. • Letters must include the writer's full name. Anonymous letters and letters written under pseudonyms will not be considered. For verification purposes, they must also include the writer's physical address, email address and telephone number. • Writers...