John Kitzhaber

Editorials from around Oregon

Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers:

The (Salem) Statesman Journal, March 18, on filling in the gaps on the Oregon Coast Trail:

Just do it.

We're invoking the Nike slogan, sans swoosh, because that's how we want the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department to handle the Oregon Coast Trail.

Finish it already.

The OPRD tells us the easy work already has been completed on the 367-mile trail that hugs the oceanfront from Astoria to the California state line along Highway 101.

The trail offers unparalleled scenic vistas. The problem: 33 gaps in the trail that force hikers to scramble from a foot path onto the highway and then try to avoid being...

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