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No 'lion' about this wildlife encounter

A leisurely Sunday afternoon spent diddling away at the Oregon Coast is always an adventure in my book, especially if it concludes with a terrifying sprint to the car with my life flashing before my...

 

In response to Spencer's letter

Editor’s note: This column is in response to a letter to the editor in the Jan. 24 edition, entitled “In response to ethics column” written by community member Bill Spencer. Thank you, Bill...

 

MEDIA ALLOWED. ACCESS DENIED. INVESTIGATION CONCLUDES. Part 5 - Ethics Commission dismisses Creswell School Board case

In April 2018, this reporter filed a complaint with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission (OEC) alleging that I was unjustly booted from an executive session at a Creswell School Board (CSB) meeting...

 

When the road rises to meet you, give thanks for how far you've come

I’m admittedly a visceral fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants kind of gal. When I decided to make the move from Pennsylvania to Oregon in April 2016, I hardly had a plan. I awoke from a fever dream with...

 

Chronicle changes political endorsement letter policy

Political campaigns have used newspaper opinion pages as a freebie advertisement space for years. It’s more common than ever for letter-writing campaigns to submit pieces, expecting to be published...

 
 By Erin Tierney    Opinion    July 12, 2018

MEDIA ALLOWED. ACCESS DENIED. INVESTIGATION LAUNCHED. Part 4

Nearly four months after this reporter was booted from a Creswell School Board (CSB) executive session without cause, on June 29, Oregon Ethics Commission (OEC) unanimously voted to move the case...

 
 By Erin Tierney    Opinion    May 24, 2018

McMenamins UFO Festival: Feeding my need for all things extraterrestrial

Thanks to my initials and to Steven Spielberg, I can't tell you how many times I've been told to "phone home" in my 27 years on this planet. I call my mother nearly everyday, but kudos for that...

 
 By Erin Tierney    Opinion    April 12, 2018

MEDIA ALLOWED. ACCESS DENIED. NOW, MINUTES WITHELD

As last resort, Chronicle files complaint with Ethics Commission On March 14, now a full month ago, The Chronicle was unlawfully booted from the Creswell School Board executive session — a blatant...

 
 By Erin Tierney    Opinion    March 29, 2018

School Board technically 'complies' with Chronicle requests, but questions still linger

In last week’s edition, The Chronicle reported that at the monthly Creswell School Board (CSB) meeting on Wednesday, March 14, this reporter was unjustly kicked out of an executive session — a...

 

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