Beware; ‘Dissent’; more
The school year seems to have snuck up on us. You just got back from county fair, the car is only just unpacked from that last trip to Lost Lake, and you’re scrambling for school supplies.
Across Oregon, I’ve talked with many families who are struggling with mental illness and drug addiction. These touch every segment of our communities, no matter where you live or what you look like. Tragically, they often carry with them a major stigma in society, and help is hard to find. Fortunately, Congress is working in a bipartisan way to help solve these problems and offer relief to those who need help.
Consider CASA; Keep supporting; more
Slow down; ‘Slap’; ‘Birth only’; A nod to the dumbbell
The fiery wreck of an oil train at Mosier is what galvanized many of us to sit on the Burlington Northern railroad tracks in downtown Vancouver on June 18. Twenty-one protesters, ranging in age from 20 to 84, were repeatedly warned of 90 days’ jail time and $1,000 fines for criminal trespassing. And still, we sat.
No one is under any obligation to carry a flag someone else has cravenly dragged in the mud.
Long-standing business anniversaries are a sign of community’s success
Editorial: Sustained business enterprises are critical to the lifeblood of any community, and Hood River County is blessed with an abundance of long-standing businesses, often family-owned ones that span generations.
Letters to the Editor for Aug. 17.
CASA volunteers needed; Withdraw support; more
The Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA) is a well-loved, cultural icon in the Gorge community.
I have been watching some Olympics, and am about to get the gold medal in Shooting … myself in the foot.
Slow down; Serving community; more
Crews repainting crosswalks and stop lines are one of those succinct reminders that one season is approaching a close and a new one is about to start.
The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage.
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