The Hood River City Council would like to bring you up to speed related to the Hood River Energy Plan, currently being developed as a collaboration of seven local partners including the City of Hood River, the County of Hood River, the City of Cascade Locks, the Port of Cascade Locks, the Port of Hood River, Energy Trust of Oregon, and the Ford Family Foundation.
‘Trumpian’ letter, Columnist apology, PERS change needed, more
Is Westside Plan safe?, Coal train assault, more
Eclipse Begins: 9:04 a.m. on Aug. 21.
Back-to-school spending is cutting more deeply into family budgets than ever before. In fact, the National Retail Foundation expects parents to shell out $83.6 billion this year to send their children and college students back to school, an increase of 10 percent over last year.
Addicted Americas; Helpful letter; more
Taxpayer-funded pension systems are combustible by nature, but Oregon’s ticking time bomb known as PERS is on the brink of exploding.
Don’t rush bad bill; We the people; more
As we venture deeper into the new realities of a Donald Trump presidency, many people across this great country are still feeling anger and resentment toward one another in the wake of a very messy and tumultuous 2016 election. Rather than seeing past their political differences, a growing number of Americans have chosen to stop speaking with friends and even family members, all because of whom they voted for.
Thoughtful Plea, No excuse, Voyeur drones, more
Please try this exercise: Go find the chair in your house with a loose joint that makes it wiggle a little. Everyone has at least one, right? Next step … find the wobbliest leg and use a saw to cut it off. Now sit back down in the chair.
I feel so blessed to live in a place where people love their animals!
Save DACA; Clinic checks; Fix it: vote; more
The Oregon Legislature recently passed two pieces of legislation that increase the prospects for replacement of the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge.
Dist. 2 list grows; ‘Not mysterious’; more