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Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: The best definition of normal you’ll ever need

Social media sites indicate that today’s Baby Gramps house concert at White Salmon Guitar is sold out, but that’s shouldn’t stop you from reading this short interview I gleaned from him, via his media correspondent — whom I’ve been in contact with.

Letters to the Editor for May 14

Vote for Perkins; Get to know homeless; ‘Pride of Hood River’; more

Project Grad: Important effort still needs community support

An important community effort is need of more help from the community.

Support those who work for basic human rights

By now, thanks to social media, the world has heard about the Nigerian girls who were kidnapped from their boarding school by a fundamentalist group whose name roughly translates into “Western education is a sin.”

Letters to the Editor for May 10

Disaster waiting; Bailey will serve Mosier; About those big signs; more

On Letters: Keep them coming

Readers often ask, “How do you decide which letters to print?”

Letters to the Editor for May 7

Problem traffic spot; Orchard recreation; Two in one; more

Opportunities knock: Vote in the primary

Ballots for the May 20 primary election should be in all our hands, and the same is said for what happens next.

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: What will they say when I’m gone?

You may have noticed in the last few issues of the news I’ve been asking folks to send in Rick Hulett memories.

Letters to the Editor for May 3

School funding; Westside safety; It could happen; Awareness, prevention, cure; Don’t invite fear

ANOTHER VOICE: Don’t give up on Barrett Park

On March 19, 2007, Hood River County Commissioners, including Ron Rivers and Les Perkins, who sit on the Commission now, signed a letter of support for Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District in support of a grant to acquire the land now known as Barrett Park.

Letters to the Editor for April 30

Voters be aware; Charting a course; City Hall Friday afternoon; more

ANOTHER VOICE: Return Rural SIP to rural Oregon

In the recent Legislative session, Tax Fairness Oregon worked hard in support of HB 4142, the “Rural SIP Bill.” It would have closed a nasty tax loophole and made it easier for rural communities along I-5, I-84 and US 97 to compete with the Portland Metro area for large business investments.

Play On, Guys: Remembering Rick and Jack

Two Oregon lights, known for loud clothing and exquisite teamwork, went out in the past week.

Letters to the Editor for April 25

Check out JBS; Investigate timber sale; Insanity; Support Nystrom