Secretary of State Kate Brown on Feb. 14 unveiled the online version of the 2013-14 Oregon Blue Book, the state’s official almanac.
As usual, the first Saturday of March had the Hood River Leos Club collecting deposit bottles and cans in the Rosauers parking lot. As they do on the first Saturday of every month, the Leos greeted the regular stream of cars whose drivers were bringing bags or boxes of empty containers.
Hood River Feasted, now it’s time for Hood River Reads.
‘Hamlet’ a must-see; Help people of Tibet; Democracy held hostage?
Between PERS reform and less-than-robust state education budget projections, it is sobering but instructive to pay attention to the fiscal future of classroom programs in 2013-14.
SALEM – The newly revised payroll employment numbers show that Oregon’s economy added jobs slowly and steadily for the past three years. In January, 182,994 Oregonians were unemployed. This was 7,707 fewer individuals than in January 2012 when 190,701 Oregonians were unemployed.
Making a connection; Free biased speech; Win-Win
The path from point A to point B is often circuitous, be it politically or literally.
Feelers and doubters; Free speech reigns at Fox; Stick with Webster’s; more
Among the happiest of information slip-ups occurs when March hits, and people say, “it’s springtime.” Technically, not until March 21, but a happy spirit moves people to hasten the calendar.
Volunteers needed; Stop pipeline project; Keep school yard clean; more
Don’t know what to say?; Record family stories; Looking for Oregon info; more
Sequestration and gridlock are terms that, so far locally, create none of the burdensome political baggage we are seeing in Washington, D.C.
Did you know that three out of 100 individuals have some form of psychotic illness? It usually develops gradually in the teen years or early 20s. Untreated, teens and young adults with psychosis are often unable to transition to adulthood. They often fail to maintain their family ties, lose their homes, their ability to care of themselves, their family and community support, and their ability to protect themselves from harm. With early treatment and support, families stay together and young people become successful adults.
Hard to ignore, yet historically hard to plan for, Lot 1 sits in our collective front yard and beckons the community to finally act.