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Another Voice: Short-term rentals are not vested in the community

I am writing about the residency requirements for short term rentals (STRs) in Hood River County. Many STRs are owned by non-residents who live elsewhere. Many are second vacation homes; most don’t have permits. The permit application for a STR requires the owner state they live in the house for 30 days or more in a calendar year. If so, a person can have 12 different residences in a calendar year.

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HRV cheer receives NCA awards at camp

The 2017 fall Hood River Valley High School cheerleaders attended a National Cheerleaders Association “Get Shocked” camp in July, where they received both team and individual awards.

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County Commission deliberates short term rental rules Monday

After some delay, Hood River County Board of Commissioners is meeting again to deliberate what to do about short term rental (STR) regulations. Following Monday’s public hearing, the board of commissioners will either recommend a course of action to county staff or extend deliberation on the issue to a future meeting.

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