The paper was out and an otherwise quiet Tuesday afternoon brought a scanner call I just had to go check out: two drivers refusing to relinquish one parking spot. What we heard was that one guy was preparing to back into a space when another guy squeezed in and stole it from behind. But both were stuck at angles, and blocking traffic.
Eclipse Begins: 9:04 a.m. on Aug. 21.
Subject: Street safety, and problem intersections as viewed by the community. Kudos to the City of Hood River for putting a Monkey on its back.
“Maybe each of us is Cain to some Abel, and slays him in the field without knowing it through the things he does to him, the things he says to him, and the things he should say and doesn’t.” — Primo Levi
Fire season is back, amid hot temperatures in the Columbia Gorge.
Parade coordinator Tom Yates and his crew of Lion volunteers have done it again: the July 4 parade and Jackson Park festivities were a success, and a well-attended one. These events cannot happen without the help of volunteers, and the team really came through this year. What follows are a few comments on the event, and three suggestions for further improvement.
Over the next two weeks, school kids will be bringing home art, science, and writing and other projects after a year’s hard work and inspiration.
Part trivia project, part exercise program, PYA is back.
What brings people to the Gorge? Chief among the reasons are the wonders of the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area and national forests on both sides of the river.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some things aren’t adding up in President Donald Trump’s account of the investigation into his campaign’s relationship with Russians, an inquiry he says “I respect,” yet considers a “witch hunt.”
Monday night, Morrison Park re-zone should get city council okay.
"How much easier it is to move many than to move the few.”
Lions Follies is a great Hood River tradition that deserves the support of a large audience.
Last week I received a letter from a Hood River retiree who chided me for typos and other journalistic deficiencies, and for my occasional practice of writing about that fact that I enjoy sending letters and postcards. That’s fine, happy for the feedback, and everyone is entitled to their opinion.
Rest ACHA: Trump and GOP need to give health care reform more time; Greg Walden must connect with his constituents
President Donald Trump said this week, “We have a chance to do something fantastic, to do something amazing,” referring to pending health care legislation, aka American Health Care Act.