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Letters to the Editor for July 27

Enforce rules; Use signals

Local Impact: United Way helps, 'one person at a time'

The gathering is a short and simple one held every year: Columbia Gorge United Way’s summer social, when agencies receive the first of two checks for 2016-17.

Oregon History Society opens display of iconic American documents

The Declaration of Independence. The U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. The Monroe Doctrine. These bedrock documents laid the foundational "blueprints" of American democracy — and, some of the earliest printings and engravings of these iconic pieces will be on view at the Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Ave., Portland) from July 29 through Feb. 1, 2017, in the original exhibition “Democracy's Blueprints: The Documents that Built America.”

Letters to the Editor for July 23

Need park; Keeping a good name alive

Fair Time: Take time to see the many ways it shines

The theme of this year’s Hood River County Fair is “Carnival Lights and Country Nights,” which nicely summarizes two of the main reasons people flock to the event in Odell.

Rolling carts and composting: City Council considers improvements to solid waste collection services

On Monday night, Hood River City Council invites the public to attend a presentation about proposed changes to our solid waste collection services. The presentation will be part of the regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 211 Second St.

Letters to the Editor for July 20

Your art center; Sexist attack; more

ANOTHER VOICE: ‘We cannot let another day go by’

Recently during a visit to New Hampshire, Gregory and Linda Drugan shared with me the painful story of the death of their son, Greg.

Flags Lowered: Victims in Nice, France, and Baton Rouge

Governor Kate Brown on Friday, July 15 ordered all flags at Oregon public institutions to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the attack in Nice, France, and Baton Rouge, La.

Letters to the Editor for July 16

Listen; Mosier says thanks; Credit people

KB4C, 4U

The best events are the ones that start as acts of love, and so it is with the highly successful Kiteboarding 4 Cancer weekend that fills the Hood River waterfront July 15-17

Another Voice: Why I am voting Gov. Johnson, President

As an American citizen, I believe he represents the best in American ideals and will act in accordance with America’s best interests.

Getting Around: Take a long, hard look at congestion and pedestrian-based solutions

A pedestrian bridge serving the west end of the waterfront was just one idea mentioned Monday in City Council applicant interviews (story, page A9). Not a new idea, but one worth renewing, especially as the city embarks on a long-range transportation management plan for the west side of the city.

Letters to the Editor for July 13

Praise for Avenue Q; Just apologize; more

Another Voice: Immigration reform advocate: ‘It is time to unfreeze the status quo’

During harvest time for corn, the heavy yet melodic rhythm of “El Novillo Despuntado,” a ranchera song performed by an iconic figure for Mexican campesinos, echoes on the southern plains in Jalisco, Mexico.

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