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Filing Time: March 16 deadline approaches; new public servants are needed

How did Hood River County’s two state legislators get their start in politics?

HR Bridge: ‘The time is now’ to replace this critical, yet outdated, regional span

The Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge opened on Dec. 9, 1924, when Calvin Coolidge was president. Within a year, 79,545 cars, 67 stage coaches, 3,920 livestock and 3,764 bicycles had crossed the river. In 1939, the lift span was installed after construction of Bonneville Dam. World War II began that year in Europe.

Editor's Notebook: Inside a tense moment during an otherwise peaceful protest march

Oblige me while I weigh in on a letter to the editor published during my week of vacation at the end of February.

Filing Time: Now is the time to get involved in the critical work of local politics

Local elections head into deep waters on May 16.

Honoring Loyalty: Oregon rightfully saves the date: Feb. 19: Our necessary ‘Day of Remembrance’

The words from 1980 echo today: the promulgation of Executive Order 9066 was not justified by military necessity and that the decision to issue the order was shaped by “race prejudice, war hysteria, and a failure of political leadership.”

Red Cross: Winter weather causes harmful shortage of needed blood supply

Shortages of tire chains or sidewalk ice melt are only part of the trying impacts of prolonged winter weather.

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Editor’s Notebook: Let’s hold a confab to sorta break the ice

NEWS ITEM: “The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrived at the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station Tuesday after cutting a resupply channel through more than 60 miles of Antarctic ice. The Polar Star is America’s only operational heavy icebreaker that is capable of conducting the Antarctic resupply mission ...”

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Dedicated Delivery: In this tough winter, let your carrier know you care

Thank you for the continued dedication of our newspaper delivery crew.

Support Sanctuary: City resolution makes the right statements

Council should ratify the Sanctuary City resolution when it meets on Monday.

Editor’s notebook: Xs and Os: University coaches’ pay forsakes the rest of the funding alphabet

An open letter to Rob Mullens, University of Oregon athletic director.

Wish List: Looking to 2017

New Year’s Eve is here, and with it plans to celebrate.

AARP report on caregivers: ‘Time is one of the greatest gifts we can offer’

Are your employees moonlighting? New AARP Oregon research shows that many family caregivers are still in the workforce and doing double duty for their employer and their family members.

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School Support: Ed Foundation Membership Drive is a sure way to help local students

School is out, for now. School is soon to begin again. The need for community support for schools is always there.

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