Governor Kate Brown has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset in honor of Lance Corporal Ty L. Hart on Saturday, Jan. 30,the date of his memorial service.
On Feb. 1, the 2016 February session will officially begin. You may recall that annual sessions were approved by the voters in 2010 and the even-year sessions were limited to 35 days and intended to give the legislature an opportunity to make needed budget adjustments and to consider “minor” policy needs. Each legislator is limited to introducing just two bills, with just a little more than one week to pass your bills out of committee.
‘Act of war’; Deadline near; Register to vote; more
Lessons; Running for office; more
Like two halves of a clamshell, the issues more and more form a whole: Tourism and affordable housing.
‘Necessary step’; Adds voice; more
News comes this week that Hood River receives “most romantic” honors from OregonLive.
Trail Guides: Park buy illuminates the possible, so add lights and other features for waterfront accessibility
For starters, the name “Nichols Park” seems like the most likely name for what will become the city’s newest park.
Listen to all; Use voice; more
A Crag Rats annual banquet is an opportunity for well-placed thanks and well-placed jests.
Water ballot; ‘Original owners’; Get out of the grey; more
This week brings a variety of important agenda items with local elected bodies.
Effective governing; Celebrate music; Bags needed; students write
Abe, honest!; ‘Earth Bags’ thanks; Don’t spOIL the Gorge; more
News item: “The Harney County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a community meeting to discuss safety concerns and the disruptions caused by the behavior of those at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. … to address a wide range of community concerns and the steps being taken to ensure everyone’s safety. Media can attend, but Sheriff Dave Ward is only taking questions from Harney County community members.”
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