‘Encouraged’; Support victims; Be ‘upstanders’
On April 8, constituents from Oregon’s Second Congressional District will attend a town hall to bring forward their concerns about issues affecting them and their neighbors.
Moral imperative; Takes 10 seconds; more
Students and staff at Hood River Valley High School have been raising awareness of sexual assault with the “It’s On Us-Hood River” campaign.
On March 8, International Women’s Day, a father-like friend of mine sent me (and his other female friends) an email: “A salute to you on your day, at the same time that I rale at the notion of 'a day.' Yours are 24/7 lives, 365 day years, and a sisterhood. You are so much more than [a] Woman’s Day. I, for one, am the beneficiary.”
Seeking letters; Schizophrenia and murder; Spring has come; more
Last week I received a letter from a Hood River retiree who chided me for typos and other journalistic deficiencies, and for my occasional practice of writing about that fact that I enjoy sending letters and postcards. That’s fine, happy for the feedback, and everyone is entitled to their opinion.
‘Meals’ feels good, Where Is Walden?, Budget boost, more
Why have laws?; Be kind to bicyclists; No repeal; more
Rest ACHA: Trump and GOP need to give health care reform more time; Greg Walden must connect with his constituents
President Donald Trump said this week, “We have a chance to do something fantastic, to do something amazing,” referring to pending health care legislation, aka American Health Care Act.
Where’s Walden?, Trumpville 2018, Power of TV, more
Each year I hold a town hall in every county. During my last town halls, there was a startling trend in the questions I was asked.
Against ordinance; Rights lost; more
“March 4 Trump” supporting President Donald Trump happened March 4 at Overlook Memorial Park on State Street, attended by about 20 people. Organizer Loran Ayles said, “The event was actually one of only two nationally sanctioned events held in the entire state of Oregon.
How did Hood River County’s two state legislators get their start in politics?