Morrison Park, an existing city park zoned as Open Space, is an undeveloped jewel right in the middle of town that sits just north of Wasco and 20th streets. It is over five acres of undeveloped oak and pine woodland, a haven for wildlife, birds, and deer that use it as a corridor to get to the river under the freeway.
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.
While the Red Cross encourages you to stay off the road if possible, if you have to drive in snow or freezing rain, follow these tips about how to drive safely in winter weather.
It’s IRS National Tax Security Awareness Week. The Oregon Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers — and tax professionals — to be security conscious with all tax information.
Two days after the presidential election, a local high school teacher asked her students, mostly of Mexican descent, to make two lists: one list should focus on the students’ hopes, and the other on their fears. After making their lists, they gathered in a large circle and shared, one by one.
Yesterday, the Department of the Army announced its decision withholding the easement required to allow the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under the Missouri River.
I would like to address three myths about immigration that I have heard repeated in the past few months.
On June 15, 2012, President Obama announced a new policy that allowed certain undocumented youth who were brought to the United States by their parents as young children to be considered for relief from removal from United States or from entering into removal proceedings.
Hood River Valley High School Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Community, At Hood River Valley High School, we are proud to represent a wide range of political opinions and a diverse population of students.
It was my mother who saw to it that my education regarding things “Southern” began by comparing and contrasting everything with the single word: Yankee.
To the residents of Hood River (incluido mis vecinos latinos):
We are fortunate to live in a wonderful, supportive and diverse community. In fact, in my three-and-a-half years of living in Hood River, I’ve been struck by your caring, neighborly and giving nature. Our willingness to try to understand one another, to learn from each other, and to honor and celebrate our cultural differences gives me great pride and fulfillment as your school superintendent.
Veterans Day message from the VA
Veterans Day celebrates and honors the service, sacrifice, and enduring achievements of the nearly 22 million living Americans who served our nation in uniform — at home and abroad — during times of both war and peace.
Growing up in a Canadian family in the United States, it was never really in my blood to be political in any way. My parents have never been able to vote in this country, so the conversation didn’t come up much.
It’s not often that a legislator comes face to face with the benefits of the policies he or she has passed into law. I had such an experience last month when I was able to address a room full of students at Columbia Gorge Community College, who are the first cohort of Oregon Promise students in the Gorge.