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With all that is happening in the world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with frustration and despair. The past seven months have been tumultuous for so many of us and produced uncertainty and e…

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I am writing in support of Adam Wood for Seaside City Council. Adam grew up on the Oregon Coast and knows the particular challenges that face citizens and business owners in coastal communitie…

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I write this letter in support of Kim Thatcher for Secretary of State. Although I am a registered Libertarian, I am crossing party lines and will vote for Kim Thatcher enthusiastically.

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Clatsop County’s resiliency plan has no credibility with constituents who have been studying this project extensively, By the time we learned of the plan for our area, the county already had t…

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You have two candidates for a key position in your company. In her interview, candidate one tells you what she’d do to address the important issues affecting the lives of your customers, your …

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I appreciate Sunset Empire Park and Recreation’s never-ending desire to expand its services and facilities. I also believe they are naïve to the excessive tax burden they place on the district…

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There is no question we are living in unprecedented times. Our state faces so many issues that could be rectified if our elected legislators and officials would do the right thing.

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I served as a nonpartisan county commissioner in Clatsop County for eight years. I know how hard you have to work to fight to make sure your community is heard when bigger, more affluent commu…

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At the board of commissioners meeting on October 14, there was a lashing to the public about some of the letters being too harsh. There is no doubt that as residents we are frustrated.

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While sunny days and warmer forecasts may draw people to the beach, it is important to remember that sneaker waves can strike at any time. Sneaker waves are sudden unexpected waves that reach …

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Suzanne Weber is accused by her opponent Debbie Boothe Schmidt of wanting to reduce school funding because of her stance on the Student Success Act or Corporate Activity (CAT Tax) affecting Or…

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Remembering the details of the recent fire event behind Bay City, namely the Pike Road Fire, we can be extremely thankful for the local resources who quickly went into action. I counted 15 log…

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As a successful businesswoman and proud resident of Seaside, Kathy Kleczek deserves your vote for Seaside City Council. Since the early 1990s, she has had a record of leadership and service.

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I am writing to you in your capacity as editor of the Seaside Signal and South County for The Astorian to show my support for candidate Adam Wood for Seaside City Council.

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Making the choice to represent your city as a mayor or city councilor is an incredible commitment. These are not paid positions. They require an extraordinary amount of time from those who serve.

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This letter is in response to an “informational” mailer I received from Suzanne Weber. The information in the mailer was inaccurate and misleading. Suzanne’s opponent, Debbie Boothe-Schmidt, i…

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In Robert Potter’s letter on Oct. 6, he bemoaned that Suzanne Weber doesn’t constantly scream her party affiliation from the rooftops, while Debbie Boothe-Schmidt announces her partisanship at…

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I endorse Reita Fackerell for Gearhart City Council. I worked with Reita many years ago at the local hospital and have worked with Reita now for two years on the council.

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2018, Representative Mitchell won by less than 5% and just a few short months later it was apparent that she did not represent the people of House District 32.

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Dan Jesse and Reita Fackerell both have years of experience in serving the city of Gearhart. They have served with accountability and integrity with the goal of unifying the community. You won…

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Most Oregonians want good people, wisdom, and integrity in government. Local voters have an unprecedented opportunity to defend our democracy in November’s election. We can vote for candidates…

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I have witnessed, firsthand, how thin the veneer of civilization can be. Effective, caring and honest protection of the citizenry by well-organized, well-trained and well-equipped law enforcem…

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I am writing to voice my support for Debbie Boothe-Schmidt for my state representative. Debbie has roots in our community as a dedicated public servant and small business owner and was a stron…

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I am writing regarding the Gearhart City Council elections. I would like to call attention to the commitment and dedication of our city councilors Paulina Cockrum, Reita Fackerell and Dan Jess…