‘Wagging the dog’; Do research; more
The Hood River County School District Board of Directors is poised to make a major decision for children tonight.
Gov. Kate Brown has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Feb. 12, in honor of Seaside Police Sgt. Jason Goodding.
Cost of business; ‘Good Karma’; What if?; more
Great acronym, great move: the Marijuana Advertising in Legal States (MAILS) Act has made its legislative debut, courtesy of Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and their state counterparts, Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici.
ADA question; ‘Local’ sticker; Homeless concerns; more
Local firefighters found a fitting alternate meaning of the acronym AED — which officially means automatic external defibrillator, but now also stands for “Amazing Ellen Dittebrandt” for the firefighter (and artist, and athlete) who was a cornerstone of Hood River Fire & EMS and lead CPR instructor who tragically died in August 2014.
Choices; Get a shovel; more
Governor Kate Brown has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset in honor of Lance Corporal Ty L. Hart on Saturday, Jan. 30,the date of his memorial service.
On Feb. 1, the 2016 February session will officially begin. You may recall that annual sessions were approved by the voters in 2010 and the even-year sessions were limited to 35 days and intended to give the legislature an opportunity to make needed budget adjustments and to consider “minor” policy needs. Each legislator is limited to introducing just two bills, with just a little more than one week to pass your bills out of committee.
‘Act of war’; Deadline near; Register to vote; more
Lessons; Running for office; more
Like two halves of a clamshell, the issues more and more form a whole: Tourism and affordable housing.
‘Necessary step’; Adds voice; more
News comes this week that Hood River receives “most romantic” honors from OregonLive.