The amenities and upgrades on State Street are visible now that the Urban Renewal streetscape project is done: new pavement, better and wider sidewalks, underground utilities, landscaping, and pedestrian plazas featuring benches, drinking fountains, and more.
A recent visit to Eugene took me to some interesting intersections, figuratively and literally.
Driverless cars may be a thing of the future, but do we need more clueless voters?
Football fans around Oregon are gearing up for this weekend’s Super Bowl match-up on Sunday as our neighbors to the north defend their title in the big event.
Who thinks about the football?
Checking the Hood River Bridge lift cables for strength and alignment is a timely metaphor for a political process, about to begin, that spans the Columbia River. Rep. John Huffman (R-The Dalles), has recently introduced a bill he hopes will boost both the act’s and the commission’s profiles with his colleagues in the State Legislature and help support the commission as it struggles to obtain enough funding to adequately carry out its federally-mandated duties (story, page A1).
No matter where you live in Hood River County, opportunities to serve are right at hand.
We could fill dozens of editorial columns with the powerful words of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., from throughout his career serving his church, his community, and the nation.
The two squads will go head-to-head in a contest of strength and strategy.
The biggest disagreements and loudest voices got most of the attention during this last session of Congress, from filibusters to failed websites, immigration to ISIL.
“What happened in Paris today is a devastating shock for France, and for the freedom of the Press.”
Plenty of people let their hair down or let a seam out as they celebrated over the holidays.
We can all find a reason to celebrate, or commiserate, at the end of the old year and the start of the new one.
Hundreds of people heard a new Christmas song this season.
The ridiculous met the sublime last week in international matters.
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