Letters to the Editor: School board election; Spanish GED needs you; rally cars make unwelcome noise at fairgrounds
Letters to the Editor for the May 8, 2014 edition of the Hood River News
Centennial status is a proud one for sure.
Board members dedicated; Wardens working; One county park; more
Fishing Freeloaders; Johnson too busy?; Reynolds for School Board; more
This is an important and timely hearing. I’m encouraged by the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks Forests and Public Lands’ interest in identifying a long-term solution for our federal forest counties and the hardworking people who live there.
The “crookedest carrot” and other delights will be back at the Hood River County Fair this summer.
A stark reality surrounds the pending budget for the Hood River County School District.
Porn prudence; Johnson missing in action?; Waterfront needs you; more
My father was a general contractor, as I am. So I learned at a young age that you can’t build a lasting house without first setting a firm foundation.
As elected officials in the Columbia River Gorge, we are frequently asked to weigh in on projects that affect our local quality of life. Few, however, present such potentially adverse economic and environmental effects as the continuing expansion of coal shipments.
New to the community?
Budget plans disappoint; Kids called to ‘Soup’
On April 22, Oregon celebrates “Environmental Health Specialist Day.” This annually celebrated day occurs every fourth Monday in April to celebrate the hard work performed by environmental health specialists in Oregon and across the country.
Earth Day’s traditional high-profile event in Hood River, Procession of the Species, is in hiatus this year, but plenty of other activities are offered on and around the April 22 observance. (For a full list, see our guide to Blossom Festival and Earth Day events, inserted in this edition.)
Parks need maintenance; Many are concerned; Boxed-up thinking