The folks who worked to get Measure 14-55 on the ballot deserve credit for action based on concern, and they raise important questions about resource use and the scope of decisions made by government in the interest of business.
In attending the City Council meeting on April 11, I listened to testimony on Measure 14-55. The most important part of this meeting for me was after the meeting was adjourned. I would like to share what took place.
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Lost in the emotional arguments about short term vacation rentals (STRs) is a simple fact: an overwhelming majority of Hood River residents support STRs and smart policies that both address community concerns and maximize economic growth.
Clarity, not concealment; Micromanaged; Caution appreciated; more
Hood River County residents will soon receive their ballots in the mail. Among the other measures and issues at stake, voters will exercise a choice to honor a long-standing promise made to our students generations ago: To provide our children with exceptional educational opportunities and strong schools.
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If you stopped by a Fred Meyer store in Vancouver, Wash., last weekend looking for your favorite liquor, you might be surprised by what’s missing.
Toll ideas; Great event; Mailer questioned; Third party look
The water question in Cascade Locks is a prime example for a need for a change of venue.
Besides being an elected member of Cascade Locks City Council, I own and operate a business here. I write on my own behalf and that of my constituents who support Measure 14-55. We believe it is important that people understand some of the reasons that many, many Cascade Locks residents support a yes vote on Water Protection Measure 14-55 and why we oppose Nestlé’s proposed water bottling plant.
Yes, that is, on 14-55; ‘Our future’; Agrees; more
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