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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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Tootie Smith News & Opinion

November 13, 2020

A Thanksgiving Reboot

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By Tootie Smith Growing up on a generational farm in south Clackamas County, our Thanksgivings were filled with food, family and football. My mother was a cook extraordinaire. Our small flock of relatives traveled to our farmhouse not so much for the delight of being with each other as it was for my mother’s cooking. That was always the hook.Read more “A Thanksgiving Reboot”

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