Paul Evans

Paul Evans is the managing partner for Northwest Passage Trading Company (an import/export company dedicated to marketing Oregon products throughout Asia), an author (VeteranSpeak: An Introduction to the Language of Veterans), and an adjunct professor of public policy and speech.

Paul served as a senior policy advisor to Governor Ted Kulongoski for military and veterans’ affairs from 2007-2010 after running for the Oregon State Senate in 2006. He served his community as a city councilor, mayor, and school board member. Paul is a 20-year veteran with overseas service in Central/South America, Europe, Afghanistan, Iraq, and other “hot spots” throughout the Middle East. He graduated from Oregon State University (MAIS) in 2001, and Western Oregon State College (BS) in 1992.


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Nov. 08, 2012A Request from Rural Oregon
Nov. 07, 2012The Day After
Nov. 01, 2012Our President and the lessons of Sandy
Oct. 29, 2012Superstorm Sandy, Mitt, and US
Oct. 26, 2012Hometown Heroes Return
Oct. 24, 2012An Ironic Court Case, Only in Oregon...
Oct. 22, 2012A Few Things Obama Should Remind America - Tonight
Oct. 15, 2012Enough! We Can and Must Do Better...
Oct. 11, 2012A Step (or two) to the Right: Betsy Close appointed to Frank Morse's seat
Oct. 10, 2012Genesis: Back to the Future, Again...
Oct. 02, 2012A Lot of Sizzle, Likely Not a Lot of Steak...
Oct. 01, 2012Kate Brown Is Special, Oregon Needs Her
Sep. 18, 2012Hurricane K-12
Sep. 17, 2012A Difference between Strong and Stupid
Sep. 12, 2012Tragedy in Libya, Challenges in Egypt
Sep. 11, 2012We Must Not Forget, We Must Act
Sep. 07, 2012The Makings of a Majority Party...?
Aug. 21, 2012A Dream Comes True in Vernonia
Aug. 20, 2012What was Todd Akin thinking...? Really.
Aug. 12, 2012A Fine line between Irony and Hypocrisy
Aug. 10, 2012Local Politics and Education Reform... It Still Matters
Aug. 05, 2012The Invisible Truth about Some Recent Statistics
Aug. 02, 2012Parlor Tricks, Public Policy, and PERS
Jul. 31, 2012A Small Something We Could Do...
Jul. 17, 2012Irony, thy name is Romney
Jan. 10, 2012We must keep faith with our veterans and fund critical reintegration programs
Sep. 21, 2011As DC quarrels, Oregon should act.
Sep. 11, 2011Let us move beyond memorials and monuments
May. 08, 2011After bin Laden, the promise of a new age
Oct. 10, 2010John Kitzhaber, Measure 70, and keeping faith with our veterans
May. 08, 2010Extraordinary Times
Nov. 11, 2009On Veterans Day, remember that someone, somewhere always pays a price
Jan. 12, 2009Re-assessing and re-thinking our military structure

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