Back to Campaign to Bring the Troops Home page

Back to Campaign to Keep Oregon's Guard in Oregon page

Letters to the Editor

Media Coverage of the Campaign to Keep Oregon's Guard in Oregon


The Oregonian
Cindy Sheehan pushes Oregon Guard bill News Story 5/28/09
  Oregon Army National Guard soldiers heading to Iraq News Story 5/3/09
  Bring the Guard Home Op-ed (Dan Mayhew-guard parent) 3/16/09
  Fewer marchers, same passion in anti-war rally News Story 3/16/09
  Don't send the wrong message Editorial 3/10/09
  The changing of the Guard Op-ed (Mike Francis-Oregonian) 2/28/09
  An unlawful deployment Op-ed response to Editorial (Dan Handelman-PJW), 2/2/09
  Calling Out the Guard Again Editorial 1/23/09
  Petitioners ask the Oregon Legislature to keep National Guard at home News story 1/21-22/0 9 (web/print)

Statesman Journal (Salem)
  Rally demands vote on bill to keep Guard home News story 5/28/09
  PeaceWorks event offers activists something different News Story 4/12/09
  Rally aims to keep Guard home News Story 3/16/09
  Group wants Guard kept in Oregon News story 1/22/09

Register-Guard (Eugene)
  Keeping Guard at home Editorial 3/16/09
  Bills aim to limit Guard call-ups News Story 3/12/09
  Peace activists try to keep Guard at home News story 2/11/09

Corvallis Gazette Times
  'Peace mom' backs 'Guard Home' bill News story 5/28/09
  Lawmakers hear views on bill to keep Guard home Associated Press News Story 3/11/09
  Activists seek to keep Oregon guard home News story 1/22/09

The Daily Emerald (University of Oregon/Eugene)
  Bill would give Gov. Kulongoski power to withhold guards News story 2/11/09

The World (Coos Bay)
  AP story on launch event 1/22/09

Medford Mail Tribune
  Cheers and jeers: Thumbs up to Richardson Editorial 5/21/09
  Bill would give Oregon more say in Guard deployments News Story 5/13/09

Back to top


Supporters Say National Guard Bill Gaining Momentum News Story 5/11/09
  Some Oregon Lawmakers Oppose National Guard Deployment News story 2/20/09
  Think Out Loud: "Changing of the Guard" call-in with Leah Bolger 2/3/09
  News: interview with Leah Bolger 1/21/09

KBOO Community Radio 90.7 FM Portland
  Political Perspectives interview with Ben Manski, National Bring the Guard Home Campaign
  and Dan Handelman of Oregon's Campaign 5/29/09
  Veterans' Voice interview with Benji Lewis, IVAW 1/21/09
  Evening news Interview with Dan Handelman 1/22/09 (can't find audio on line)

 (pre-interview with Dan Handelman 1/21/09: not found on line)

KPCN (PCUN's radio station, Woodburn)
  News story 1/21/09

KLCC (Eugene)
  News story 1/21/09
  News story 2/11/09

Back to top

Cindy Sheehan's Soap Box (National, web-based)
Interview with Leah Bolger 5/31/09


KGW (Portland)
Covered Shields and Richardson's bipartisan efforts (can't find on line) News Story 5/13/09

KMTR TV (Eugene)
  Interview with Michael Carrigan 1/22/09
  (can't find on line, but they ran the
AP story)

  Posted AP story on launch event 1/22/09
Portland Community Media
  "A Growing Concern" interview with Dan Handelman 1/23/09 (call-in)

Back to top


Portland Indymedia
  Jim Lockhart--audio and print coverage of launch news conference 1/21/09
Back to top

Letters to the Editor about Keeping Oregon's Guard in Oregon

Letters to editor page on PJW/Campaign website


  • Sunday, March 15, 2009: Three letters supporting the Campaign
    Adele Kubein-Military Families Speak Out-Oregon
    Marshall and Barbara Lacombe-Beaverton
    Roberta Hall-Corvallis

  • Saturday, January 24, 2009: Keep Oregon Guard home Tess Beistel-Portland

  • Saturday, August 9, 2008: Stop absurd deployment Sarah Levy-Portland

  • Friday, August 8, 2008: Stop Oregon deployment Darleane Lemley

  • Here is the Oregonian's letter policy:

    We invite your letters to the editor. Send them to:
    Letters to the editor, The Oregonian
    1320 S.W. Broadway
    Portland, Or., 97201
    Or e-mail to:
    They may also be faxed to (503) 294-4193.

    Please limit letters to 150 words. Please include your full address and daytime phone number, for verification only. Letters may be edited for length and clarity.

    Back to top

    Back to Campaign to Keep Oregon's Guard in Oregon page
    Back to Campaign to Bring the Troops Home page

    Return to Iraq Affinity Group page
    Return to Peace and Justice Works home page

    Page posted August 18, 2008, last updated June 4, 2009