Good Parents: Resources rise for local families

There’s a scene in the play “Good People,” on stage at CAST, in which two friends from the same South Boston neighborhood debate why one of them succeeded in life and the other didn’t — how one got “a leg up.” Hard work is one thing, but to what extent do circumstances determine how we fare later on?

Letters to the Editor for May 6

For Wilhelm; Memorial planned; Recommendation; more

ANOTHER VOICE: Look down for evidence some dog owners are dropping their responsibility

I just returned from a walk to one of my favorite places in Hood River — Waterfront Park.

Letters to the Editor for May 2

Not in Oregon; Pass Trade act; more

PERS rides in State should deal with it before the next Session

The State of Oregon might look at Friday’s worrisome news on PERS as an opportunity.

Letters to the Editor for April 29

For Reitz; For Wilhelm; more

Choosing Tools: Hunger, and now housing

Thousands of our neighbors will get a major help next month with nutrition challenges they may face, via the opening of the FISH headquarters on Tucker Road.

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ANOTHER VOICE: The undetectable, un-majestic, caustic tick

“Check, check, check …” I’m recalling my halcyon microphone days, examining the sound system to determine its accuracy. Only this time it’s not sound checking … it’s tick checking.

Letters to the Editor for April 25

Gun control needed; Resource for all; more

The spectrum: Final weekend of Blossom Time is fun, but more than that

This weekend is the third of three for Blossom Time, which has evolved into a multi-faceted critical mass of activities and events by groups that are vital to the Hood River community.

ANOTHER VOICE: Can we change the decline before it kills the college?

I read with great interest and sadness the two articles in the Hood River News of April 18, 2015, regarding our Columbia Gorge Community College. On page one, Mark Gibson discussed the new board proposed tuition increase and in a letter to the editor by Lynne Davidson, she talked about her recent retirement from the college.

Green acts count

This is Earth Day, though plenty has happened last weekend and will happen this weekend as the greater Gorge community rallies around the need to conserve, reduce, and help the earth recover.

Letters to the Editor for April 22

Water concerns; For Reitz; For Wilhelm; more

Victim’s name release was a mistake not to be repeated

Last week the Hood River News did something that should not have happened: we published the name of a victim of a felony abuse crime.