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Patricia Jones Score

Tootie is active in informing her community of the things happening in Salem, the state capital. She’s diligent, informative, and concerned for our state. Read more

Lori Graves Koos

Tootie Smith loves Oregon! She loves the people of Oregon and she listens to the people of Oregon!
When there is malfunction within the state of Oregon and bills being passed without the people of Oregon allowed to vote on them, well it shows the people that the current officials in office don’t give a damn about them!

Cleo Baker-Roberts

Tootie was my Editor at the Pioneer years ago & we go back 35-plus years! She’s a hardworker & is working tirelessly to keep Oregonians informed about our political scene & happenings, especially in Salem & Clackamas County! I’m honored to call her my friend!

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December 4, 2019

Why Isn’t Hydro Power Green Enough?

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Politicians continue their love affair with “renewables” while ignoring what’s real. Reports are saying that despite increased population – 112 people per day in-migration for 2018 – coupled with an increased need for electricity, the production and sale of hydro power will be decreasing.  The reason is simple. Closure of coal plants in Boardman and Centralia and the addition ofRead more “Why Isn’t Hydro Power Green Enough?”

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