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Young Voices: ‘I want to see how far I can go in life’

I awoke to the sound of the front door unlocking in the early hours of New Year’s morning. As the lights came on, I saw my dad standing in his bulky police uniform, his thoughts much heavier than his gear.

Letters to the Editor for May 16

Not for CL; Budget breakdown; more

‘Like’ Local: Keeping your money close to home helps everyone

Honoring Peace Officers

Hood River is now a year-round destination, as publications including Sunset magazine have recently noted.

Letters to the Editor for May 13

Vote Reitz; Vote Kopecky; Vote Valle; more

Time to Vote: Election is Tuesday, but Thursday is also a critical day for ballots

The May 19 ballot covers a lot of ground for one piece of paper.

The State of Columbia Gorge Community College

Employees ‘speaking from a position of ignorance’; Board members seem to care little about college’s decline

Letters to the Editor for May 9

Thanks for kindness; McCarthy for Parks and Rec; It’s gorse, of course; more

Good Parents: Resources rise for local families

There’s a scene in the play “Good People,” on stage at CAST, in which two friends from the same South Boston neighborhood debate why one of them succeeded in life and the other didn’t — how one got “a leg up.” Hard work is one thing, but to what extent do circumstances determine how we fare later on?

Letters to the Editor for May 6

For Wilhelm; Memorial planned; Recommendation; more

ANOTHER VOICE: Look down for evidence some dog owners are dropping their responsibility

I just returned from a walk to one of my favorite places in Hood River — Waterfront Park.

Letters to the Editor for May 2

Not in Oregon; Pass Trade act; more

PERS rides in State should deal with it before the next Session

The State of Oregon might look at Friday’s worrisome news on PERS as an opportunity.

Letters to the Editor for April 29

For Reitz; For Wilhelm; more

Choosing Tools: Hunger, and now housing

Thousands of our neighbors will get a major help next month with nutrition challenges they may face, via the opening of the FISH headquarters on Tucker Road.

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ANOTHER VOICE: The undetectable, un-majestic, caustic tick

“Check, check, check …” I’m recalling my halcyon microphone days, examining the sound system to determine its accuracy. Only this time it’s not sound checking … it’s tick checking.