By Jason Payne. Coos County Republican Party Chair & Mark McKelvey, Coos County Democratic Party Chair We’re the county chairs of the Democratic and Republican parties in Coos County. As party leaders, we often disagree on a number of issues. But this election cycle, there is one idea so bad we have no difficulty […]
The very same editorial board that saw nothing wrong with a Bay Area Chamber of Commerce promoted and CCAP (Coos County Alliance for Progress) PAC funded “power grab” during the last county commissioners election is now outraged that four democrats running for seats on the Southern Oregon Community College Board are backed by the Make […]
I am not going to support or promote anyone just because they play for the home team or my alma mater or the anything-but-progressive local democrats.
Coos County Democrats will reconsider support for LNG
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better
The interview Wim de Vriend, author of The JOB Messiahs aired in February
The most excellent Ron Sadler will be on the Mark McKelvey show today discussing the federal permit process, particularly with respect to the Jordan Cove LNG process.
An Out of the Box Idea for Our Solid Waste Problem By Mark McKelvey The best solutions to perplexing problems are often found “outside of the box.” To solve the problems at the Beaver Hill Solid Waste Disposal Facility that is exactly where we need to look. Currently three proposals are being considered to remedy […]
If it is determined that adding a county administrator will make Coos County more efficient and productive, then by all means we should do it. But we shouldn’t have to “pay” for it by neutering our BOC. There are twelve other Oregon counties with both a full time, three member BOC and a county administrator.
The Coos County Alliance for Progress apparently invited certain commissioner candidates to interview with its board members, Jon Barton, Al Pettit, Ron Stuntzner, John Knutson and Joe Benetti. The committee has made contributions to Fred Messerle in the amount of $4,000, John Sweet for $1,500, Tim Bishop for $250, Melissa Cribbins for $750 and Mary Loiselle for $250. All accepted the contributions with the exception of Mary Loiselle who had the good character, in my opinion, to return the check.