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Letters to the Editor: Support for ‘supermom’ in school board election

We wholeheartedly endorse Melissa Seifer Briggs for Silver Falls School Board. Melissa is an experienced attorney, most recently with the Oregon Judicial Department, and a Silverton native. She and her husband, David Briggs, have five young children, ages 12 to 3. Melissa is devoted to all children, especially those who may be disadvantaged or at risk. The depth and breadth […]

Rodney Orr: Listening, problem solving a lifetime’s work

The weather-beaten, wood-carved sign for Family Medical Group in Silverton has been a fixture in the Silverton community for many years. Generations of residents have come through its shade-covered doors, for checkups, diagnoses and treatments for themselves, their parents, their children.