The gathering is a short and simple one held every year: Columbia Gorge United Way’s summer social, when agencies receive the first of two checks for 2016-17.
The Declaration of Independence. The U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. The Monroe Doctrine. These bedrock documents laid the foundational "blueprints" of American democracy — and, some of the earliest printings and engravings of these iconic pieces will be on view at the Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Ave., Portland) from July 29 through Feb. 1, 2017, in the original exhibition “Democracy's Blueprints: The Documents that Built America.”
Need park; Keeping a good name alive
The theme of this year’s Hood River County Fair is “Carnival Lights and Country Nights,” which nicely summarizes two of the main reasons people flock to the event in Odell.
Rolling carts and composting: City Council considers improvements to solid waste collection services
On Monday night, Hood River City Council invites the public to attend a presentation about proposed changes to our solid waste collection services. The presentation will be part of the regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 211 Second St.
Your art center; Sexist attack; more
Recently during a visit to New Hampshire, Gregory and Linda Drugan shared with me the painful story of the death of their son, Greg.
Governor Kate Brown on Friday, July 15 ordered all flags at Oregon public institutions to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the attack in Nice, France, and Baton Rouge, La.
Listen; Mosier says thanks; Credit people
The best events are the ones that start as acts of love, and so it is with the highly successful Kiteboarding 4 Cancer weekend that fills the Hood River waterfront July 15-17
As an American citizen, I believe he represents the best in American ideals and will act in accordance with America’s best interests.
A pedestrian bridge serving the west end of the waterfront was just one idea mentioned Monday in City Council applicant interviews (story, page A9). Not a new idea, but one worth renewing, especially as the city embarks on a long-range transportation management plan for the west side of the city.
Praise for Avenue Q; Just apologize; more
During harvest time for corn, the heavy yet melodic rhythm of “El Novillo Despuntado,” a ranchera song performed by an iconic figure for Mexican campesinos, echoes on the southern plains in Jalisco, Mexico.
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