In a recent National Geographic article about good and evil (January 2018), the steps leading up to genocide are discussed. How do these horrors happen? The Armenians in Turkey, Jews in Nazi Germany, Cambodians slaughtering Cambodians in the killing fields, Rwanda tribal massacres, and ISIS atrocities world-wide, to name a few, in which hundreds of thousands or millions of people have been systematically exterminated.February 3, 2018 midnight read more..
In recent weeks we’ve made a few subtle changes to our print version and given the website (hoodrivernews.com) a crisp new look. In whatever form you read us, our continued hope is that readers will have little or no trouble finding us or finding out how to reach us, and make use of our services.February 3, 2018 midnight read more..
I am a naturalized U.S. citizen, born and raised in Africa. After over a decade in Europe, intermingled with studies in the U.S., I immigrated to this country 30 years ago. I have been a researcher and educator for over three decades and am an elected commissioner in a local water district. My wife (originally from South America, also a naturalized citizen) and I vote regularly, conscious of having lived where voting was not free.January 31, 2018 midnight read more..
When I first moved here 16 years ago, people were already talking about Hood River’s “Aspen-ization.” The transformation of our small rural county into a glitzy, exclusive resort community seemed a very long way away.January 24, 2018 midnight read more..
Admittedly, in recent months I have become a little insufferable when it comes to the topic of football.January 20, 2018 midnight read more..
Gorge Ecumenical Ministries weigh in on a photo ID proposal.January 17, 2018 midnight read more..
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