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If you're not sure who they are... Go here for complete contact information on elected state representatives for your address.
U.S. Capitol Switchboard You can reach any senator or congressperson through this switchboard. Operates 24 hours a day
(202) 224-3121 Toll Free: 888-355-3588, 888-818-6641, 800-426-8073
Note: These toll-free numbers are paid for by various interest groups and may change without notice.
White House The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500
Phone: (202) 456-1111
e-mail President Barack Obama Contact form
Senator Ron Wyden
(Democrat - OR)

DC Office
230 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510-0001
Phone: (202) 224-5244
Fax: (202) 228-2717
E-mail from website:

Oregon Offices
(503) 326-7525
(541) 431-0229
(541) 858-5122
(541) 330-9142
La Grande:
(541) 926-7691
(503) 589-4555
Senator Jeff Merkley
DC Office
107 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C., 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3753
Fax: (202) 228-3997
E-mail at website:
Oregon Offices
(541) 318-1298
(541) 465-6750
(541) 608-9102
(541) 278-1129
(503) 326-3386
(503) 362-8102
To send an electronic message to your US Congressional representative, go here.
Rep. Greg Walden
(Republican - CD 2)
DC Office
1210 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Ph: (202) 225-6730
Fax: (202) 225-5774
Oregon Offices
Medford: (541) 776-4646
Bend: (541) 389-4408
Governor Kate Brown 160 State Capitol
900 Court Street
Salem, Oregon 97301-4047
Phone: 503.378.4582 (Governor's Citizens' Representative Message Line)
Fax: 503.378.6827
Email at website
To send an electronic message to your state legislators, go here.
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Letters to the Editor

Sending Letters to the Editor is important in bringing attention to an issue and getting a progressive point of view across. Keep your letters short, to the point, and always include your name, address, phone and email.

Always remember that you are communicating with your neighbors. Write as if you are talking to someone across the fence.

The Observer

Mail to Letters to the Editor, The Observer, P.O. Box 3170, La Grande, OR 97850, or drop off at The Observer offices at 1406 Fifth Street, La Grande, OR 97850.

Observer letters to the editor policy.

P.O. Box 3170
1406 Fifth Street
La Grande, OR 97850
Editorial Editors - (541) 963-3161

East Oregonian

Mail to Letters to the Editor, East Oregonian, P.O. Box 1089, Pendleton, OR 97801, or drop off at the East Oregonian offices at 211 S.E. Byers, Pendleton, OR 97801.

Web Site
P.O. Box 1089
211 S.E. Byers
Pendleton, OR 97801
News Department - (541) 276-2211

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