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Cribbins op-ed misrepresents charter

Cribbins op-ed misrepresents charter

Unsurprisingly, public faith in government is at a low point according to various polls and studies. “Government provides security, not only by protecting against physical danger, but also by providing reassurance that it is competent and confident about our collective ability to master the challenges we confront,” writes Bill Galston, Senior Fellow of Governance Studies […]

Does Cribbins misunderstand ballot measure 6-149?

Does Cribbins misunderstand ballot measure 6-149?

By Jaye Bell It seems Commissioner Cribbins, in her 10-27-14 The World newspaper op-ed, has misunderstood many issues regarding the November ballot measure 6-149 “Voice of the Voters” Charter. Ms Cribbins vehemently has rejected any input or checks and balances by the citizens over her decisions for controlling Coos County. But still, she is also […]

“The time has come,” the walrus said, “to talk of many things”

“The time has come,” the walrus said, “to talk of many things”

We’ve had a long and pleasant reprieve but it appears, unfortunately, that the mathematically challenged Jon Barton has regained his mojo. The Walrus is once again weighing in and sharing his regressive views in the local paper regurgitating industry talking points on fossil-fuel development and now blathering on about county governance. Barton has offered us […]

Home Rule Charter public meetings list

Home Rule Charter public meetings list

A Yes vote on Measure 6-149 this November will adopt a home rule county charter. The following list of meetings are available to learn more about the charter BANDON 1204 11 St SW/Library Wed 9/17 5:30-7:30pm COQUILLE Owen Bldg/2nd+ N. Adams Thu 9/18 1:30-3:30pm + 5:30-7:30pm LAKESIDE Osprey Point RV Park Tue 9/23 6:30-8:30pm GREENACRES […]

Commission to consider a county charter?

Commission to consider a county charter?

This morning’s commission meeting was full of subtle and not so subtle confrontations. For starters, the potty mouthed “reporter” for the Coquille paper photographed me as I was walking to my seat, even after being warned by the local PD that continuing to photograph me or my daughters henceforth would be considered harassment. This time […]