Writer

Matt Witt

Matt Witt is a writer and photographer from Talent, Oregon who donated his $200 Writers on the Range paycheck to the Rogue Action Center, a local community organizing nonprofit that advocates for and supports the thousands of wildfire survivor households in his community. https://www.mattwittphotography.com/about.html


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War comes home to my small town

By Matt Witt

At the coffee shops in Talent, the little Oregon town where I live, the conversation is often about the high…

War is not the answer, Matt Witt photo

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A teenager who was killed should still be with us

By Matt Witt

If you think that race is only an issue in the country’s biggest cities, consider a murder trial that recently…

Andrea Woffard, Ellison’s mother, speaks MATT WITT

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Building strong communities could be a team sport

By Matt Witt

I got to thinking about some of my small-town neighbors when I read that the Denver Broncos football team, which…

This Walmart replaced the shuttered Walmart in Talen, OR, where writer Matt Witt is from

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Unusual Coalition Unites for Clean Energy

By Matt Witt

Communities in the West can stand up to giant outside corporations if they want to win a renewable energy future,…

Packed State and federal hearings were packed with so many ranchers, farmers, climate activists, Tribal members, anglers, and others that it was often “sitting room only.”

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Alternatives to bigger jails aren’t a partisan issue

By Matt Witt

If you know someone is a Republican or Democrat, then you might assume you know exactly where they stand on…

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