Measure 14-55 reminds me of the “Big Box” ordinance passed years ago, limiting the size of retail stores in Hood River.
No increase in taxes, but big increase in value for students and community Hood River County School District facilities serve our children, and serve the community in general.
Yes to schools; Keep it simple; It was sarcasm; more
The folks who worked to get Measure 14-55 on the ballot deserve credit for action based on concern, and they raise important questions about resource use and the scope of decisions made by government in the interest of business.
In attending the City Council meeting on April 11, I listened to testimony on Measure 14-55. The most important part of this meeting for me was after the meeting was adjourned. I would like to share what took place.
Let CL decide; Measure 14-55; Vote no; more
‘Doesn’t mean it’s true’; Support STRs; Rave for ‘Cosi’; more
Lost in the emotional arguments about short term vacation rentals (STRs) is a simple fact: an overwhelming majority of Hood River residents support STRs and smart policies that both address community concerns and maximize economic growth.
Clarity, not concealment; Micromanaged; Caution appreciated; more
Hood River County residents will soon receive their ballots in the mail. Among the other measures and issues at stake, voters will exercise a choice to honor a long-standing promise made to our students generations ago: To provide our children with exceptional educational opportunities and strong schools.
Dig safe; Deserving; Bottle all the water; more
Support; Spring water; Water thoughts; more
If you stopped by a Fred Meyer store in Vancouver, Wash., last weekend looking for your favorite liquor, you might be surprised by what’s missing.
Toll ideas; Great event; Mailer questioned; Third party look
The water question in Cascade Locks is a prime example for a need for a change of venue.
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