"How much easier it is to move many than to move the few.”May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
Lions Follies is a great Hood River tradition that deserves the support of a large audience.April 26, 2017 midnight read more..
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.March 25, 2017 midnight read more..
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.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
How did Hood River County’s two state legislators get their start in politics?March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
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.March 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Oblige me while I weigh in on a letter to the editor published during my week of vacation at the end of February.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Local elections head into deep waters on May 16.February 25, 2017 midnight read more..
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.”February 22, 2017 midnight read more..
The hand-off looks like a solid one.February 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Shortages of tire chains or sidewalk ice melt are only part of the trying impacts of prolonged winter weather.January 21, 2017 midnight read more..
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 ...”January 21, 2017 midnight read more..
Thank you for the continued dedication of our newspaper delivery crew.January 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Let’s talk storm mobility.January 11, 2017 midnight read more..
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